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Project Controls Engineer

Reference: 737
Location: South East
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Sector: Building Services
Type: Permanent
Salary: £35-45k
Benefits: Benefits

The Job

The Company

BSV is hiring on behalf of our client, an ever growing BMS controls specialist who are looking for a Project Engineer who can Engineer their Control Systems projects to the utmost quality and profitability. We are searching for someone who believes a good job only needs doing once and can Engineer our client’s projects with care and efficiency. Our client want’s Project Engineer with a proven track record, who is able to use their technical expertise and communicational skills to co-ordinate with their Project Delivery Teams and Project Management to ensure the smooth running of our client’s varied portfolio of projects.

The Role

• Deliver control system projects to our client’s full satisfaction, within budget and on time at maximum profit.
• Liaise with Project Team Manager (and Contracts Manager where necessary) to fully understand all contractual implications of any control system project given to you, and thereafter to take full ongoing contractual responsibility.
• Assess the technical information requirements for the project and plan all steps of the contract works to include, RFIs, Tech Subs, Progress Reports, Commissioning Reports and the like.
• Negotiate (re-negotiate if required), all sub-contract orders and special purchases for maximum profitability. Then supervise, instruct and co-ordinate with the Buying Department the proper execution of all such sub-contract works and special equipment purchases.
• Properly conduct all commercial aspects of the contract. To include programming and progress, meeting valuation dates and keeping financially aware at all times - up to and including final account agreement and the release of retentions.
• Fully understand the design requirements of each control system project, seek information if required, and then implement the control system design. To include for example: Control Panel Drawings, Control Valve Selection Schedules, Des of Ops, DDC Strategy and/or Graphics Details.
• Ensure proper up-to-date and detailed technical records are kept and produce Project O&M Manuals.
• Carry out system commissioning to include field wiring checks and motor rotations, control panel adjustments such as fuse rating checks and overload settings, and carry out full control circuit.
• Carry out system commissioning to include field wiring checks and motor rotations, control panel adjustments such as fuse rating checks and overload settings, and carry out full control circuit functional tests and controller performance (including confirmation of correct DDC).
• Attend as necessary any co-ordination meetings to ensure commissioning will take place to program and record and report/instruct as necessary any outstanding work that may delay the commissioning.

Qualifications & Experience

• City and Guilds, HND or relevant Degree is preferred but not essential
• IEE Wring Regulations 17th Edition Preferable but not essential
• TREND and BACnet experience Preferable but not essential as training will be provided
• Strong Communicational skills and a true team player

Salary and competitive benefits package are dependent on Experience. If you are interested in the position above, please do get in touch with Tom Fitzpatrick via the ‘apply’ link.