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Senior Project Engineer

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: £50 - £70 per hour + Negotiable, Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 04 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81993_1708606284

Would you like to join an international defence company to support their clients by improving the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Senior Project Engineer to join their existing team in Plymouth on an initial 12 month contract.

The Role

As a Senior Project Engineer, you will work with multi-discipline infrastructure system designs to provide an overall sustainment capability mainly for dry dock systems. Your responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:

  • Support in delivery of schedule, scope, contractual, financial and risk management functions.
  • Assist the technical and project team in development of requirements, project scope and solutions for specific work packages.
  • Translate supply chain reporting into useable data to inform planning, monitoring and control of work packages.

In addition, you will also contribute to the risk process including the identification, assessment, planning and implementation of risks, opportunities and issues.


To succeed within the role of a Senior Project Engineer, you'll have experience in a similar position and have the following skills:

  • A Bachelors or Master's Degree
  • APM project management qualification (or equivalent).
  • NEC4 Accredited Project Manager

In addition, you should also have experience in delivery of Nuclear safety implicated structures, equipment or services and demonstrable NEC4 contract experience.

Please note that due to security nature of this role, offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining SC security clearance. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and will require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Improve work-life balance
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!