Project Engineer (Biomass Power Station)

Job Title: Project Engineer (Biomass Power Station)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Scotland,
Salary: Up to £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: #10529674_1520262881
Contact Name: Ashley Williams
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2018 15:14

Job Description

Project Engineer (Biomass Power Station) - Fixed term contract to £50,000 per annum pro-rata. Killin, Stirlingshire, Scotland. UK

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced project engineer to assist with the commissioning and operation of a significant (5.5MWe) Biomass CHP Project in the Trossachs National Park.

The role is offered on a fixed term basis until the end of 2018 (9 months).

About you

We're looking for a high calibre engineer (preferably HV SAP status) with solid operational experience in thermal power generation to manage the plant on an on-going basis.

Experience of Biomass CHP and / or Advanced Gasification Technology is particularly attractive.

You'll live within a daily commutable distance from the site in Killin.

Main Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Project Manager (PM), the primary responsibility of the Project Engineer is to help manage the planning, delivery and installation of equipment and services at a Biomass CHP plant.
  • Assist with general site management activities as instructed by the PM.
  • Review and feedback on any technical documentation produced by the Project Designers, Equipment Manufacturer and the site's Operations and Management company.
  • Liaising with the PM to keep abreast of the requirements for projects.
  • Setting up and recording engineering meetings and record all information passed between the parties.
  • Review of periodic reporting from contractors & consolidation and production of regular periodic reports for PM and Client.
  • Working with the HSE Co-ordinator to ensure the company's policies relating to Health & Safety, Quality & Environmental management are implemented consistently across the project

Essential requirements

  • Education to degree level or equivalent in related field of engineering
  • Able to demonstrate previous experience across design, installation, construction and commissioning thermal generation plant.
  • Strong project management and project planning experience essential.
  • Knowledge and experience of CHP generation using biomass preferable.
  • Confident use of MS Project and Microsoft Office


This role is offered as a fixed term contract until end of 2018 (9 months) either on a PAYE or freelance consultant basis.

£50,000 per annum pro-rata.