Our client are experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. They draw on extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Their people make the critical difference to important customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help make tomorrow work today?
As the organisation continues to grow into new markets around the world, there's never been a more exciting time to join. Their formula for success is an appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges and motivated people who work to deliver the best possible solutions to partners.
As a Project Engineer, you'll be responsible for working to assigned tasks in a methodical and timely fashion, assisting the completion of projects, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organisation.
In this role, you'll provide a liaison between the project manager and the technical disciplines involved in IT projects.
As the primary technical point of contact for IT projects, you will also provide technical assurance and governance.
Responsibilities include schedule preparation, pre-planning and resource forecasting for engineering and other technical activities relating to the project. Part of this responsibility is to ensure the accuracy of financial forecasts, which tie-in to project schedules. This position will also involve ensuring projects are completed according to project plans and technical designs.
Carry out field support for projects
Carry out survey work for new projects
Provide support to the pre-sales team
Ensure configuration management and installation standards are maintained
To maintain effective working relationships with on-site operational teams and contractors
Ensuring compliance with organisation policies, procedures and work instructions
Ensuring compliance with industry and MOD standards
Provide hands on engineering & project support when and where required.
Ensure capability of the team is sufficient to fulfil operational requirements.
Further develop teams' capabilities, encourage coach and mentor team.
Ensure Field installations meet Site Coordinating Installation Design Authority (SCIDA) installation requirements by following Best Practice guidelines
Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
Confirms product performance by designing and conducting tests.
Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
Project delivery management
Manage Health and Safety for the project
Skills and Qualifications:
This is a varied role where you'll gain experience across a range of exciting projects. As such, we do not expect the successful candidate to display all of the below criteria upon application, if you can show an understanding in some of these area's then we want to hear from you!
Knowledge and experience in some of the following:
Wi-Fi Planning, design & installation
Network Equipment Rooms
Working with different network classifications
LAN and WAN
IP based CCTV
PC and server hardware and operating systems
Virtualisation and cloud computing
Data Centre environment
Understanding of project management
CCTV system design
Surveying - pricing and costing IT installations internally and externally
Managing office moves and Business as Usual (BAU) Projects.
Highly customer & delivery focused, meeting and exceeding customer expectation
Experience of working in the construction environment including Construction Design Management (CDM) regulations
Knowledge of electrical and earthing systems
Health and Safety (IOSH Managing Safely, Working at heights, Asbestos, Confined spaces, IPAF, PASMA) etc.
Emergency First Aid at Work
Knowledge of computer IT hardware and software.
An understanding of networking infrastructures
Fault diagnosis/fixing of cabling infrastructures
ITIL V4 foundation certificate
Certified Network Infrastructure Design Professional (CNIDP)
Microsoft Certified IT Professional or equivalent experience. (MCITP)
Cisco CCNA or equivalent