Project Engineer

Key Facts

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Workington, UK


Full Time

Benefits :

10% Shift Allowance
35 Days Holiday inc. BH
6% Pension
Cycle to Work Scheme
Memberships to Local Gyms


The purpose of this role is to be the main technical lead on multidiscipline projects of varying depth and scope.

To plan, manage and monitor a multidiscipline team of Engineers to support project delivery.

To report functionally to the Project Manager on the work being undertaken whilst remaining commercially focused.

Key Accountability's

  • To assess project requirements from a technical perspective.

  • To deliver work in accordance with the business management systems and to plan, monitor, forecast and control various aspects of a project. In particular safety, quality, technical, schedule and resource.

  • To oversee the manufacture of complex components and assemblies including any testing and commissioning activities.

  • To ensure the project is undertaken safely in accordance with the legislative requirements appertaining to the project and to ensure the customer’s requirements are satisfied.

  • To produce reports and documentation where required and provide technical advice within the Project.

  • To produce the Bill of Materials, including identifying all technical and quality requirements to allow the procurement of both goods and services.

  • To liaise with manufacturers, organise and or carry our inspection and expediting activities to satisfy the project requirements.

  • To set up, control and be responsible for the safe, efficient and timely erection and commissioning of plant and equipment both within workshop assembly and at customers site. This is to include incorporation of as built modifications within the final project document packages.

  • To work individually or as part of a larger project team, which may be led by either an equivalent or a Project Manager.

  • Deputise for the Project Manager if required.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills


  • Minimum HND in Mechanical Engineering or demonstrable experience.

  • Experience of managing a multi discipline team of engineers executing multiple projects to budget and schedule.

  • Experience in understanding and applying client specifications and quality requirements.

  • Ability to plan and prepare work to prevent poor performance and to foresee where potential problems may occur.

  • Effective Communicator.

  • Experience within a manufacturing environment.


  • IOSH Managing Safely

  • Nuclear Industry Experience

About the Company

Located on Britain’s Energy Coast in Workington, TSP Engineering offer technical solutions to complex problems, delivering heavy engineering to precision. Offering a full range of services from design, consultancy and project management, to manufacture and refurbishment along with electrical engineering, instrumentation and testing. Our facilities, locality and engineering experience make TSP Engineering a key supplier to the following industries:
• Nuclear
• Defence and Security
• Oil and Gas
• Steelmaking
• Construction
TSP Engineering operate from one of the largest workshops in the UK, holding a floor capacity of 20,000m2, two five-metre deep manufacturing pits and a lifting capacity of 130 tonnes. These facilities give us the capabilities to handle some of the biggest engineering and steel fabrication projects in the UK and beyond.