Project Engineer, Water M&E - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


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 very healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We have an immediate requirement to appoint a Project Engineer to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team on projects primarily in the UK water and waste water industries. You will be reporting to a Project Manager and responsible for supporting all technical and commercial aspects of electrical and mechanical installations on site. Candidates ideally will be qualified in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering but must have a good appreciation of both 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 Electrical & Mechanical 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 HNC in Engineering
  • Water Engineering 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


  • Competitive salary
  • Company Car or car allowance
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service) + bank holidays (increasing with service) pro rata
  • The opportunity to buy a further 3 days holiday per year
  • Free onsite parking
  • Government workplace pension scheme 

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, sex, disability or age.

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

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