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Project Engineer

Location: Jarrow

Salary: Competitive - Depending on Experience

Job Type: Temporary

Job ID: 168260

Our client based in Jarrow  is looking for a Project Engineer to join them on a temporary/contract basis, initially for circa 3 months.

Job Role

  • As a project engineer you will be a part of the Engineering team and will take particular responsibility for assigned project engineering works 

  • Your primary role will be the delivery of assigned works within defined parameters for safety, specification, cost and time-scale, with the provision of technical support

  • Assist the Engineering Manager in the design, engineering, procurement, supervision and administration of the capital expenditure programmes

  • Develop work scope, preliminary design and budget cost estimates from client enquiries in conjunction with engineering, commercial and operations personnel

  • Responsible for procurement of materials, equipment and services up to set budget values

  • Supervise contractors to ensure compliance with project definition


  • General engineering experience ideally gained in a chemicals, oil or gas processing environment

  • Pressure systems safety regulations, LOLER, PUWER, electricity at work and ATEX directive - statutory requirements

  • Project management of high value capital projects

  • Planning and implementation of asset maintenance outages

  • Engineering costs estimating, budget setting and costs control

  • Self-motivated with management capability, proficient in team working and with excellent verbal/written communication skills

  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise the varied demands placed on them