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Project Engineer

Salary up to £40,000
Location Swindon, UK
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

WRc is looking for a Project Engineer with experience in mechanical engineering and/or instrumentation in the water sector to join our Technical Consulting team in Swindon on a full-time, permanent basis. The position is primarily office based, so as to be close to our test facilities, though a hybrid arrangement with typically 50% homeworking can be accommodated.

You will lead on and carry out a variety of practical and consultancy projects focussed on testing and approval of a wide variety of products – including flowmeters, pipe fittings, instrumentation, pumps etc – used across the entire clean and wastewater cycle. You will be working with our clients, both users and supply chain, to identify their needs and complete projects that address their needs. This may include working to established standards or developing novel test protocols

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, direct and carry out projects and research in accordance with client needs
  • Direct testing and experimental work working with our test technicians
  • Develop experimental programmes to support testing new products
  • Process, analyse and interpret data to provide meaningful outputs
  • Compile technical reports
  • Communicate with clients and equipment suppliers to develop ideas and proposals
  • Provide specialist input into wider consultancy projects

Person Specification

  • Minimum of a degree in a STEM discipline, preferably in engineering or applied physics
  • Experience with water sector
  • Interest in new technologies and their the applications
  • Ability to define problems, collect and interpret data with excellent IT skills, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations
  • Experience with smart meters / AMR / AMI technology would be an advantage but not essential

Salary and Benefits

  • Up to £40k depending on experience
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible working hours based on a 37-hour week, Monday to Friday
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership

RSK Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

As an independent centre for excellence and growth, our mission is to discover and deliver new and exciting solutions that enable our clients to meet the challenges of the future. We operate across many different sectors, including water, environment, gas, and resource management, and for clients varying from regulators and water and gas utility companies to governmental organisations, NGOs, trade organisations, industrial manufacturers, and waste management companies.

Whether we are advising on leakage detection, water management, flooding, and sewers, or policy and regulation, we believe that our people are our greatest resource and the most important building block for commercial success. Whether you are starting a new career or looking for a fresh, new challenge, WRc may have the opportunity for you.

WRc is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” Today, RSK Group consists of over 120 businesses and employs over 7,000 specialists. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

Life Assurance

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Discounted Gym Membership

Mental Health Support

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