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Project Engineer

RPS Water are looking for an accountable project engineer to be responsible for engineering and technical disciplines within the Water Network Feasibility and Investigation Team in the RPS Water Technical office at Ratho, Edinburgh.

Role and Responsibilities

The role will require the Project Engineer to schedule, plan, forecast, resource and manage all the technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion.
The Project Engineer shall monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications and will also be required to interact with the clients to interpret their needs and requirements.

The main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering projects
• Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications
• Interact daily with the clients to interpret their needs and requirements
• Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance) and report regularly on project status
• Assign responsibilities and mentor project team
• Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support
• Review deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions
• Operate in accordance with the corporate health and safety, environmental and quality standards
• Attend and contribute to project meetings internally and with clients
• Manage own workload and workload of other team members

• Proven working experience as a project engineer
• Knowledge of the water industry or utilities background
• Advanced MS Office skills
• Basic knowledge of GIS Systems
• Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards
• Ability to work with multiple discipline projects
• Project management and supervision skills
• Decision making ability and leadership skills
• Time management and organization skills
• Degree in Engineering or relevant field

Desirable Competencies/Qualifications
• Full Clean Driving Licence
• Hold a valid EUSR National Water Hygiene Card
• Hold a valid EUSR DOMS (Distribution, Operations, Maintenance, Strategy) Card

What we offer you
We will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We support our people to innovate, collaborate and build meaningful careers. Our network of people and knowledge will expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 24 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and commitment to on-going CPD.

About RPS Group
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.