Senior Capital Projects Engineer

Vacancy ID: 1032134b
Created Date: 18.05.2020
Job Title: Senior Capital Projects Engineer
Salary competitive
Temp or Perm: Contract Role
Region: Midlands
Sector: Oil & Gas
Consultant: Andy Williams
Consultant Phone: 01483 302 133

Job Description:
NRL are working with a leader provider of Industrial Gases to recruit a Senior Capital Projects engineer on a long term contract basis starting from Mid-August onwards. Based from offices in either the North West or Hull, this position would likely involve oversight of capital projects across UK & Ireland and therefore require some travel.


About the role

The Senior Capital Projects Engineer is part of a wider projects team responsible for the financial and technical delivery of all allocated project activities associated with the engineering business product offerings. This role will be primarily focused on executing large and complex building and infrastructure improvement projects across the UK & Ireland. The engineer will need civil engineering experience, managing multi discipline contractors skilled in steel erection, electrical installation, and installation of general services.

This scope of the role includes the control of design, installation and oversight of civil projects and ancillary equipment provided within the scope of the contract or scope document in line with all current quality, safety, prevailing statutory and all other procedural requirements.

Responsibility for this role also extends to budget management for all allocated project activities using SAP. The capital projects engineer will also take the lead with respect to allocated projects for adherence to, actively driving the safety culture during installation as required to meet the business requirements.  They must also ensure that all activities are undertaken in compliance to both company standards and those national statutes that apply as well as adherence to quality and service standards required by the business.

Success in the role will require clear direction, planning and maintenance of key relationships with the safety, regional services, logistics and key stakeholders to ensure delivery of the most operationally suited solutions.

This position is accountable for:

  • Effective and efficient management of projects allocated, principally large value complex building and infrastructure improvement projects but also may include office rebuilds or security upgrades
  • Ensure effective budget estimation and cost control of all allocated projects.
  • Ensuring effective development for and communication of functional objectives and performance to meet or exceed business needs.
  • To proactively review and challenge the business processes utilized to manage and deliver engineering offerings, ensuring these processes deliver optimal solutions.
  • The safety performance of all allocated projects to maintain and develop the commitment to improve and embrace Company safety approach and culture.
  • Direct support to the Projects Manager of the financial performance of the projects allocated and department core functions in line with budgeted requirements.
  • The execution (or delegation as required) of projects within business unit
  • Recognize and participate in HAZOP methodology process where identified for Medium and High-risk projects.
  • Assist Project Manager in audit functions for quality and legislative compliance if required
  • Interaction with Maintenance Manager or key stakeholders on handover of projects upon completion.

What you will need

Degree qualified (or HND) Civil Engineering or equivalent experience

Significant experience in Project Management / Civil engineering knowledge.

Experience in overall project manager role for multi discipline complex projects.

Experience in managing civil/building projects- example petrol station construction

Awareness of operational site Security systems/ CCTV Fire alarms

Good understanding of hazardous substances

Good quality and legislative compliance understanding

Good communication skills

Excellent safety and diversity ethics.


What’s in it for you?
  • Opportunity to work with a truly global business involved in a variety of projects across the UK & Ireland
  • Long term contract
  • Competitive hourly rate

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