Project Engineer (Pressure Vessel)

Location Derby
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - 55000 per year Bonus
Contact Matt Taylor
Call 07562 208 051
Reference MT - PVPE5

Project Engineer (Pressure Vessel)


Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 (DOE)

+ Profit Share scheme

+ Performance related bonus

+ Private Healthcare

The company:

Our client is a leader in providing engineered solutions to the energy and renewable energy sectors, Including those in Hydrogen, Carbon Capture and waste energy.

Their team designs and fabricates a variety of mechanical components, including Structural supports, Heat Exchanges, Housing enclosers, Exhaust systems, Ventilation and Ducting.

The UK arm of the business currently employs around 30 members of staff, with 50% of the team being Design and Projects Engineers.

Internationally, the company employs over 800 members of staff, largely across their Manufacturing sites in Europe.

As a business they are experiencing growth and a consistent large volume of incoming projects globally within growing industries, what has seen their turnover grow from £30 million in 2018, to £80 million in 2023.

As such they are looking to expand their design team to allow them to run additional projects simultaneously.

The Role:

We are looking for a Project Engineer with experience working alongside the design and production of pressure vessels.

This role involves ensuring the integrity of pressure vessels through rigorous calculations and technical file preparation for submission to Notified Bodies.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Verify integrity of pressure vessels and manufactured items.
  • Produce calculations and technical documentation
  • Identify vessels falling under the Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU (PED).
  • Evaluate Hazard analysis, Essential Safety Requirements (ESR), and Particular Material Appraisal (PMA).
  • Benchmark and evaluate drawing work by less experienced team members.
  • Approve and check details on production drawings.
  • Responsible for design calculations, analysis, and evaluation.
  • Carry out hand calculations
  • Review updates to pressure vessel standards and ensure compliance.


  • Mechanical Engineering Degree.
  • Previous experience in mechanical design engineering
  • Proficiency in PD5500 or ASME VIII vessel design calculations.
  • Experience with both PV Elite and hand calculations.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive salary tailored to the applicant - £40,000 - £55,000
  • 24 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (plus flexible holiday policy).
  • Profit share scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Pension scheme.
  • Opportunity to work on diverse and challenging projects in a dynamic environment.

How to Apply:

If you are a motivated and experienced Project Engineer looking to join a growing company, we want to hear from you!

Please send your CV to Matt Taylor at or give me a call on 0116 218 1644

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation