Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: J4986
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
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  • Location: North Shields
  • Salary: £40,000 to £44,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client based in North Shields, Tyne and Wear is a leading provider of technical and engineering solutions, offering their unique product to their prestigious client base worldwide. They value the skills of ex-military engineers and employ several within their team.  They are now looking for a Project Engineer/Technical Author to join their existing team. The successful Project Engineer/Technical Author will be responsible for technical authorship of handbooks / systems manuals, logistic support analysis and writing configuration management procedures.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a dynamic and growing company where you will work with a friendly team in a great environment. Please note that full training will be provided for this role, although not essential this will ideally suit someone coming from a Royal Navy Weapons Engineer / Royal Navy Marine Engineer / Engineering Technician / Merchant Navy or Royal Fleet Auxiliary background with mechanical or electrical / electronics’ engineering experience.

Project Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Authoring of technical publications (e.g., ship’s handbooks, system operating manuals).
  • Preparation and authoring of fault diagnostic schedules, maintenance procedures and database population.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to data entry staff in relation to database population and technical publication production.
  • The preparation of data for spare parts lists and spare part requirement analysis.
  • The conduct of Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) analysis and report generation.
  • Undertake contract work at customer premises and onboard customer vessels as required.
  • Occasional travel within the UK and overseas will be required.

Project Engineer Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must have a strong weapons / marine engineering (Mechanical / Electrical or Electronic engineering background) and have experience in the maintenance and
  • Operation of equipment in the marine industry.
  • Ideally qualified to HNC/HND level in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Computer literate with reasonable keyboard skills and knowledge of windows / Microsoft packages.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral.
  • Team player with the ability to work on own initiative.

Project Engineer Benefits:

  • Salary is £40,000 - £44,000 depending on experience.
  • Monday to Friday 37½ hours with flexible start and finish times.
  • Hybrid working.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holiday.
  • Company pension scheme, life insurance, private health insurance, income protection insurance.
  • Full training will be provided with this role.