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Project Engineer

University of Leicester
Leicester, Leicestershire
Grade 8 - £44,045 - £49,553 per annum
Closing date
26 Jul 2021
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Project Engineer
Grade 8 - £44,045 - £49,553 per annum
Estates and Campus Services
Full time, permanent
37.5 hours per week
Vacancy ID: 3272

About the role

Working as part of the internal project management team, you will lead on all project mechanical and electrical building services engineering briefing, design and construction phase management. You will manage projects in accordance with university procedures from RIBA key stage 1 ‘preparation and brief’ through to stage 7 ‘in use’. You will work to ensure that the brief, specification, time and cost targets are established and achieved.

In addition, you will design new engineering solutions or modifications to existing systems, manage projects and contribute to the development of building and infrastructure design guidance. All of this work will be undertaken in line with health and safety, environmental legislation as well as regulation and University procedures.

About you

With significant experience track record in the delivery of mechanical and electrical projects, you will have experience of preparing engineering designs, specifications, procurement, tendering and contract management. You will have knowledge of current standards and regulations as applicable to mechanical and electrical engineering.

A strong customer focus is key, alongside a high-level of planning and organisational skills with project management experience. You will be a self-starter with the passion to provide the very best service to your customers, achieving results by using your strong negotiating and influencing skills. For informal enquiries, please contact Luke Gale on

We anticipate that interviews will take place on 26 August 2021.

 The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community. We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

Closing date: 26 July 2021.

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