Senior Project Engineer

Senior Project Engineer

About Dalkia UK and Dalkia Energy Services

Dalkia UK is one of the UK’s leading technical and energy services providers, at the forefront of delivering net zero solutions to a wide range of clients in private and public sector across the UK.

With a talented workforce of over 4,000 people, Dalkia UK rises to the challenges of today’s world to create a sustainable, prosperous, resilient society and a Net Zero UK. Dalkia is committed to building quality relationships to drive long term value for our clients through innovative solutions and services.

Dalkia UK delivers a wide range of energy, engineering and facilities services, as well as specialist services in systems integration, fire & safety systems and critically controlled environments.

At Dalkia Energy Services, we develop, deliver, and operate sustainable energy services and solutions to help the transition into an effective Net Zero future. Our solutions are tailored to specific needs and result in significant cost savings, improved efficiency, resilience, and a healthier environment.

Role Overview

In this role you will be supporting the full life cycle of our projects from development and design, through to construction and commissioning You will manage external and internal design teams to ensure buildable designs that mitigate construction and operational risks, execute energy savings and deliver solutions on time.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Ownership of the customer journey from development opportunity to the completion of technical delivery.
  • Acting as the single point of contact with major clients for all technical status and coordination topics.
  • Overseeing a portfolio of projects in the region varying from £100k feasibility opportunities through to £30m energy performance contracts.
  • The upkeep and management of all internal and external facing project action trackers.
  • The management of survey and design programmes in conjunction with the Project Managers and external planning resource.
  • The recording and management of technical risks as part of the overall project risk management process.
  • The coordination of internal technical resources to produce designs, review external consultant deliverables, analyse options against cost and safety considerations, and deliver designs to the correct scope and detail.
  • The coordination of technical resources and information to resolve project challenges, produce workable solutions, and sustain project momentum.
  • The development of client opportunities for additional revenue to formal proposals, liaising with project, technical, commercial, and procurement colleagues.
  • Reporting of the statuses, actions, and escalations to the regional Project Director.
  • The management of external design consultants to produce designs for major packages such as heat pump, boiler, chiller, energy centre, borehole, and high voltage infrastructure designs.
  • The coordination and alignment of technical packages and design outputs to remove gaps and omissions from being carried into tendering and construction.
  • The high-level commercial oversight of the managed works, including risks and opportunities, handling variations, and basic progress reporting.
  • The provision and coordination of construction stage support to facilitate progress, resolve clashes and issues, and manage change.

The above list is not exhaustive and can change due to business requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, Education & Experience

  • 5 years plus in M&E design in a project delivery environment.
  • Proven hands-on experience working on engineering projects from conception through to delivery, working with large scale heating systems (i.e. 2-10MWt) and technologies such as heat pumps, boilers, CHP, chillers, heat exchangers and air handling units.
  • Planning and organisation skills to be able to manage multiple elements and projects at once.
  • An awareness of regulatory compliance associated with industrial projects, including planning, building control, fire, environmental permitting, noise assessments and electrical connections.
  • Exposure to energy saving measures and initiatives from conception through to delivery, such as building fabric (i.e. roofing, cladding, windows), solar PV, LED lighting, ECDC fans, and BMS upgrades.
  • Programme management experience.
  • The skills and knowledge to drive improvements across the business.

So, what’s in it for you?

Firstly, you get to join a fantastic, friendly, forward-thinking team of people, who will welcome you and are passionate about the work that we do.

We’re part of something bigger, Dalkia UK is one of the UK’s leading technical services groups, which is jointly owned by Dalkia and EDF Energy, Britain’s biggest generator of low carbon electricity. This means we can access the strength of our wider Group, without losing the appeal or agility of being a smaller, but rapidly growing business.

We offer a wide range of benefits and rewards;

  • Access to a NEST Pension Scheme with 6% employer contribution
  • Health cash back plan where you can claim back costs such as dental, optical and medical
  • Life assurance at 4 times your basic salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • An electric vehicle scheme – where we help you lease an electric vehicle for a fixed monthly cost to yourself (after 3 months service and post probationary period)
  • Access to My Perks, where you can access hundreds of offers to help you save on your purchases (online and in person)
  • Access to our training portal and other approved training
  • Reimbursement for one professional membership fee relevant to your role

All the necessary equipment to perform your job role, such as laptop and mobile phone

Date of issue
April 5, 2024
Business Unit
Dalkia Energy Services
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