Mechanical Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: 1285766329-2
  • Date Posted: 3 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Michael Taylor Search & Selection
  • Location: Herefordshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car allowance + Healthcare, Pension
  • Sector: Construction, Security
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Our client are a leading international infrastructure group with over a century of experience in the construction, engineering, and infrastructure sectors. Founded in early 1900's, the company has grown to become one of the largest and most respected construction businesses globally, operating across numerous countries, renowned for its expertise, innovation, and commitment to delivering high-quality projects that make a positive impact on communities and the environment. With a diverse portfolio of services and a strong global presence, they offer exciting opportunities for professionals seeking to contribute to the future of infrastructure development and construction excellence.

Project: Major MOD scheme based in Hereford. (Must be a UK national and be eligable to obtain SC level security clearance)

Role: Mechanical Project Engineer - 40,000 - 60,000 + Company Car/Car Allowance 4,200 + Pension + Healthcare

Duties include:

  • Ensuring that the technical issues are resolved without delay.
  • Process internal procurement from equipment enquires though requisitioning and monitoring manufacture through to delivery to site whilst maintaining a comprehensive audit train.
  • Attend and record regular supply chain meetings to ensure that progress is monitored and maintained within the overall construction programme.
  • Prepare risk assessments, method statements and all aspects relating to Health and Safety on site.
  • Liaise with the design team and supply chain to ensure correct operation of the plant on site and successful handover.
  • Monitor and record progress on site against the construction programme.
  • Ensure that the Health and Safety, Environment and quality procedures are followed and adequate records maintained.
  • Develop the project specific qualify plan.
  • Undertake regular meetings with the supply chain to maintain progress and to ensure resources are matched to the construction programme.
  • To liaise with the project manager and prepare the project close out report.
  • Review with the project manager the allocation of resources and to review progress.
  • Review and ensure that the site-based personnel have the correct training and valid certificate for the project.


  • Minimum of HNC in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering
  • Experience managing Mechanical/Electrical packages of 10M or more
  • Ideally will have worked on Commercial, Warehouse, R&D, Datacentre or Hospital projects previously.
  • Experience closely managing subcontractors and pushing the project along, with a technical focus.

In Return they offer:

  • The opportunity for a prestigious client on a landmark scheme.
  • The opportunity to progress up the management ladder.