Project Manager - Power & Distribution

Job Type Interim
Salary £400 - 500 per day
Contact Luke Corr
Call 07795 452 175
Reference 12103962LC1

Project Engineer / Manager – Power & Distribution (HV)

Location - Teesside

Length of contract: 6-12 months (likely extension)

£400 - £500 per day DOE (Ltd co. outside IR35)

HV Power & Distribution / Heavy engineering / process plant / project management

I am working with a key client in the Teesside area who are a global organisation, and that supply their product to the global marketplace. They operate a complex large, industrial process plant consisting of a heavy and hazardous high risk engineering environment.

They are looking for a Technical Project Engineer / Manager to support their complex site projects, overseeing HV, power and distribution upgrades. You will offer guidance, direction, and strategic solutions to P&D projects, and ensuring programmes are implemented and delivered.

For the position of Project Engineer / Manager, you will require to conduct the following duties:

  • Report to the Head of Electrical Engineering, provide Leadership and guidance
  • Manage all HV & P&D (up to 33kv) related projects, monitoring and looking at standards, and competency framework
  • Managing projects including replacement of a substation (High Voltage 11kv-33kv), as well as major projects on capital equipment such as transformers and switchgear
  • Adhering to all electrical industry standards and legislation within a heavy engineering high risk environment
  • Support Electrical team, consisting of Electrical Lead/Section Engineers, Supervisors and Technicians
  • Strategic support where required to day-to-day operations
  • Managing major key stakeholders internally and externally, including suppliers and specialist sub-contractors
  • Assessing potential Major hazards – Overseeing assessments of hazards & risk
  • Completion of projects through delivery, commission, and final hand over

The successful Project Engineer / Manager will need to have the following attributes:

  • Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering
  • HV Authorised Person, or Authorised Engineer experience (Up to 33kv)
  • Previous heavy engineering / large complex industrial site, and Electrical Engineering management experience
  • Process controls appreciation – SCADA etc
  • Six sigma trained / Continuous Improvement – highly desirable
  • Proven Strategic thinker, problem solver
  • Leadership and project management experience – proven delivery in P&D
  • Strong communicator at all levels and proactive – a ‘do-er’
  • I.T / computer skills, MS Office / Outlook / MRP systems (SAP advantageous)
  • Happy to work on-site, 5 days per week

The benefits of this position:

  • Working for a global organisation
  • Highly challenging & rewarding project engineering & management position
  • Outside IR35 established
  • Working Monday to Friday (8-10hrs P/D)

I am looking to speak to experienced P&D Project Engineers / Managers, with a background in Electrical HV, ideally from heavy engineering & process environments, who are looking for a rewarding and challenging interim position. For more information, please contact Luke Corr – Recruitment Manager at ATA Recruitment.

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