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Project Engineer

  • Wakefield, England, GB
  • August 1, 2022
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Energy Resourcing are currently working with a market leader in the search for a Project Engineer based in Yorkshire on a permanent basis.

To manage and deliver engineering capital projects, from the conceptual design through the commissioning and start-up phases, safely on time and within budget.

Responsible for supporting small, medium, and large-scale engineering projects in a safe and timely manner, ensuring that all work carried out meets the requirements of the business and complies with relevant legislation in force at the time.

To deliver commissioning plans agreed with the Engineering Project Manager on time and on budget. To deliver plant improvements agreed with manufacturing and the site management team achieving agreed improvement targets.

To be the site coordinator for continuous improvement activities, working closely with Operations, Engineering and Maintenance teams to deliver safe and cost-effective improvements to enhance manufacturing capacity and improve plant reliability and performance. Developing business cases for business improvements to present to senior management for appraisal.


Promote site safety at all times and lead by example.

Identify improvements and opportunities on site and basic business case for review.

Deputise for the Engineering Project Manager where required.

Implement the UK Project Management Methodology for the assigned capital projects.

Prepare project documentation including scope statements, cost and time estimates, project execution plans and any other documentation within the UK project

management standard work process.

Work with EUK engineers, provide support and involve them in the project when required.

Reduce aspects of risk associated with the project scopes from initial studies and assessment tools PHA, LOPA etc

Participate in PHA (Process Hazard Analysis) studies as required

Implement defined project scopes for Capital Expenditure (CAPEX)

Produce data sheets and documentation for the projects, develop and maintain health and safety files to comply with CDM

Provide internal progress/status reports; including financial tracking of projects, progress against milestones to ensure on time and on budget completion

Liaise with site construction supervisors and support project construction work on site.

Handover completed projects to internal customer (manufacturing/operations), including commissioning documentation (SOPs, POIs, POMs etc.), training etc

Manage commissioning phases of projects ensuring that they are completed on time and within budget

Produce, track project snagging lists to completion and provision of report.

For major and minor projects and for improvement, provide technical support to plant and operations as requested

Keep up to date with all new standards, continue and maintain professional development training (CPD).

Provide liaison for setting of technical standards.

Promote site safety at all times and lead by example.

Perform internal safety and quality audits of the site.

Be an active member of the on-site Emergency Response Management function.


Degree or equivalent in chemical engineering with related experience in a chemical manufacturing environment. Ideally working towards engineering chartership. Proven Project Engineering and Management skills

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