Project Engineer

The Coal Authority
£30,283 - £42,160 per annum + Excellent Benefits
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Coal Authority has an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer (Senior Design Engineer) to join their team based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. You will be on a full time permanent basis with a competitive salary of £30,283 to £42,160 dependent on experience plus excellent benefits.

We are based in Nottinghamshire, England. We provide expert advice and creative solutions to manage the public safety and environmental issues from coal and metal mining. We have an ambitious 5 year plan to expand our services, providing advice and services to governments and public bodies in the UK and overseas.

As our Project Engineer you will be providing advice on engineering matters to all levels of the organisation whilst being a part of a dynamic team answering of surface hazard calls and advising on the deployment of emergency response as required. Utilising your engineering expertise you will advise the team on technical issues involving the remediation of surface hazards and the management and restoration of spoil heaps. Many of these schemes are in challenging environments with multiple stakeholders & constraints and will require innovative & efficient solutions.

Responsibilities of our Project Engineer

- Providing engineering designs, assessments, and advice to the team's Project Management and Tip Management functions

- Ensuring consistency of approach and adherence to standards throughout the engineering function

- Identifying and implementing improvements to current practices and identify value for money opportunities

- Providing advice on engineering matters to all levels within the organisation, whilst being part of a rota system for hazard response to calls to hazard line

- Answering surface hazard calls and deploying emergency response as required

- Providing engineering expertise to the team on technical issues involving the remediation of surface hazards and the management and restoration of spoil heaps

- Acting in the role of designer under CDM regulations where projects require such a position

- Providing site specific hazard assessments and risk assessments

Qualifications and skills required to become our Project Engineer

- Experience in civil engineering design

- Proven experience in civil/structural engineering

- Experience of project, risk and contract management

- Have a civil/structural engineering degree (BEng or MEng)

- Corporate member of an appropriate professional body

- A good knowledge of construction Health & Safety

- Project management skills                       

- Effective decision making         

- Good verbal and written communications        

- Ability to assimilate information and analyse data         

- Team Working / Interpersonal relationship skills            

- Computer literacy

Why join us?

When it comes to finding and keeping the best people, we make sure we've got plenty to offer you in return. We want our people to feel great about coming to work and we hope we give them every reason to go the extra mile. That's why along with the scope to develop new skills and have an exciting and satisfying career, we also offer -

- Civil Service Pension Scheme - a new employee earning between £22,501- £45,000 will pay 5.45% of their Monthly Gross Basic Salary into their pension and we will pay 20.9% plus any contributions from the HMRC

- Generous holiday allowance of 27.5 days per year (plus bank holidays)

- Flexi-time - our core hours are 10.00am-12.00pm and 2.00pm-4.00pm but the hours either side can be worked flexibly. You can also earn an extra 6 days holiday a year through our flexi system

- Flexibility to work from home

- Family friendly initiatives, including a childcare voucher scheme

- Health friendly initiatives, including ‘Cycle to work' scheme and an annual ‘MOT' medical

- Free parking on site

- Free 24-hour counselling and information service for you and your family

As well as the great benefits and incentives, once you start, you'll get an induction into the business and time to spend with our teams to find out everything you need to know about our journey so far.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Project Engineer then please click ‘apply' now! We'd love to hear from you!

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