Project Engineer

Full time

Exeter, United Kingdom

Mechanical electrical



We are currently recruiting for a Project Engineer with a background in civil and marine, to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that will be delivering clean and dirty water projects on the Isles of Scilly. Based from our offices in Exeter, this role will involve occasional visits to the Isles of Scilly sites. The Project Engineer will be reporting to a Project Manager and will be responsible for supporting all technical and commercial aspects of civil, marine, electrical, and mechanical installations on site. Candidates ideally will be qualified in civil engineering but should have a good appreciation of all professions. 

Role & Responsibilities: 

·         Attend internal and external design review and progress meetings

·         Produce and review electrical & mechanical design documentation

·         Produce specifications and outline designs

·         Procurement of Civil & Marine equipment and support for subcontract procurement

·         Ensure that site installation works and quality match both design and appropriate industry standards

·         Record and Review as-built information

·         Production of Risk Assessments and Method Statements

·         Programme Updates

·         Procurement schedules 


·         Degree or HND/HNC in Civil Engineering

·         Water Engineering background preferred but not essential

·         Good working Knowledge of Safety, Health Environment and Quality Procedures

·         Microsoft Office and CAD packages

·         Good appreciation of Excel to a ‘Higher’ level 

Company Benefits: 

At Trant Engineering, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors. Our company benefits package includes; 

·         A competitive salary

·         Company car or car allowance

·         24 days holiday (increases with service) + 8 bank holidays

·         Company Pension Scheme

·         Flexible Working Policy (based on a ‘core hours’ system)

·         Free onsite parking

·         Employee Assistance Programme

·         Bike to Work Scheme 

About us: 

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear. 

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering. 

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems. 

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business. 

Equal Opportunities: 

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, gender, disability or age 

To apply for this position, please send your CV to or call the Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544 

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion

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