Project Engineer

Posted a week ago by Veolia

Remote job
Arbroath, Angus
£45,000 - £48,000/annum plus Veolia benefits

Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum plus Veolia benefits

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Hybrid - Home based and Hatton Wastewater Treatment Works, Arbroath, DD11 2PJ

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources and help it become a better place for everyone.

As a Project Engineer you'll be pushing for innovative solutions to create a more sustainable future for all. We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture.

What we can offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Refer an Engineer to us once you've joined and earn £1000
  • Access to our company pension scheme
  • Free physiotherapy service
  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers
  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to
  • 24 hour access to a virtual GP, 365 days a year, for you and family members in your household
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

What you'll be doing;

  • Work collaboratively with multi disciplinary teams to identify and deliver projects and solutions in accordance with Veolia procedures and regulatory requirements in order to deliver robust solutions and to meet facility/asset availability targets.
  • Communication with key stakeholders (internal & external) regarding project progress, operational and engineering issues and any change in priorities.
  • Liaise with site/plant operations and maintenance teams, Asset Manager, finance and commercial teams to ensure site project's programme is aligned to business needs.
  • Selection, monitoring and coordination of external contractors involved in projects.
  • Ensuring project documentation meets business requirements including Project Definition Documents, Project Quality Plans, Project Health and Safety Plans, Method Statements, Risk Assessments, Management of Change, Commissioning, Acceptance, Post-project Reviews etc.
  • Involvement in development of new process and engineering solutions for facilities/plant by identifying and deploying viable technological solutions.
  • Support the Asset Manager by coordinating CAPEX budgeting, forecasting and reporting, ensuring accurate provision of technical and budget information.
  • Oversee Management of Change for changes to plant and introduction of new machinery, plant and equipment from specification through to full installation, collaborating with all relevant parties.
  • Ensure proper installation of equipment in line with manufacturer recommendations, engineering specification, site needs, and/or past performance requirements.
  • Assist or complete health and safety monitoring to include VMR inspections, plant inspections and report all accidents, incidents and close calls. Attend regular health and safety meetings and feedback to the team.

What we're looking for;

  • Ideally educated to degree level or with equivalent engineering / technical experience.
  • Technically proficient in the delivery aspects of Project work
  • Demonstrates ability to work within designated budgets / budget control
  • Demonstrates the ability to lead projects and manage a team in a project delivery environment.
  • Full driving licence
  • Demonstrate a capability to deliver capital investment and work with contractors
  • Design principles across a wide range of engineering disciplines - CDM experience
  • Risk assessment experience applied to project management and engineering solutions (e.g. HAZID / HAZOP)
  • Knowledge of COMAH / MAH scenarios and mitigation


  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • Experience of Environmental legislation
  • Understanding of CDM Regulations
  • Capability to deliver capital investment, prepare proposals and implement within the maintenance team.

What's next?

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in creating an

environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at Veolia.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.

Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.

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