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Electrical Project Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 197
Job Published: October 04, 2018 08:27

Job Description

We have an opportunity for an M&E Project Engineer with electrical bias to join our established Construction Midlands team in Leicester. This role will manage the technical correctness of Works progression, which will include the supply of and co-ordination of all technical information.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Support the MEP PM in development of construction programme and short term look ahead planning
Assist in the procurement process, technical assessments and order placement
Prepare method statements and risk assessments and review with sub-contractors
Review design and construction drawings and sign off
Attend/chair internal meetings with sub-contractors on site as progress necessary
Set out handover and commissioning procedures for MEP Site managers to implement

We are looking for you to hold a HNC or equivalent in Electrical engineering and have an excellent ability to challenge engineering solutions proposed by the design team. You will have the ability to use management systems as along with good planning skills and an attention to detail.


To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator with a positive and engaging approach when supporting and educating the business.


A bit about us:


Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


Within the Wates Group, Wates Building Services (WBS) can combine greater commerciality with an integrated approach across our supply chain - This replaces traditional M&E procurement on some of Wates Construction’s projects, working with specialist sub-contractors to implement a tailored approach on a project by project basis. This in-house platform ensures we can deliver greater value.

As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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