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Senior Systems Project Engineer
The (Systems) Senior Project Engineer (SPE) role forms part of the team for the design, installation and delivery of the Broadcast, operational and other technical elements of our projects and management of installations. 

POSITION TITLE: SYSTEMS SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER

LOCATION: PETERBOROUGH

DEPARTMENT: ENGINEERING

WORKING HOURS: 9am – 18:00pm

SALARY: BASED ON EXPERIENCE

REPORTS TO: ENGINEERING MANAGER

 

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

A SPE manages the end-to-end design, installation and configuration of equipment, along with completion of testing documentation and handover, whilst supervising the wiring teams and assists with any enquires they have regarding the information pack from receiving the initial scope to final client sign-off.  


The SPE is also involved in the overall efficiency of the Systems Division with process reviews, tracking lessons learnt during projects and providing feedback in the review sessions. 

 

Supplementary tasks to the role are varied and include managing stock ordering master sheets with quarterly updates, assisting with material for marketing following each project and on occasion providing Pre-Sales assistance to the Proposals team.  


The SPE role can include working away domestically and internationally, generally for short periods and / or repeat trips.  The role requires experience in systems delivery and experience of managing teams in an agile manner, remaining calm under pressure, ensuring a successful project delivery.

 

Relationships: 

a.    Reports To: Engineering Manager

b.    Instructions from: Engineering Manager, Director

c.    Liaises With: Sales Team, Project Team 


DUTIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Main clients point of contact 
  • Project timeline and budget management 
  • Lead initial systems design conversations with customer from Proposals scope 
  • Systems Design 
  • Equipment installation, management of configuration and testing 
  • Advising admin staff on equipment purchasing requirements 
  • Prebuild and materials purchasing list generation 
  • Wiring team Supervision 
  • Progress reporting, internal and client facing 
  • Creation of Change requests and Variations 
  • Supervision of additional Engineering staff 
  • Completing Acceptance Procedure 
  • Delivering acceptance documentation 
  • Project snagging 
  • Systems documentation creation, management, change tracking 
  • Convert proposals response to project deliverables 
  • Managing site work inc Health and Safety, RAMS, First Aid to current process.

 

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation, examples of which could include. 

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • MS Office - Specifically Excel 
  • AutoCAD LT 
  • Broad equipment configuration knowledge 
  • Previous project delivery experience 
  • Firm knowledge of broadcast systems and technology 
  • Applicant must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the following areas; Planning, Quality Focus, resolving problems, Managing Processes, and Commercial Awareness 
  • Applicant must be self-motivated, have strong timekeeping and organisational skills 
  • Attention to detail as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Full UK Driving Licence 
  • UK Passport.

 

Beneficial Skills, Qualification and Experience:

  • MS Teams 
  • MS Project / Smartsheet / other Gantt management software 
  • MS Visio 
  • Project management qualification 
  • Working within ISO9001 Environments 
  • Operational Experience.

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • To take responsibility for your own health and safety as necessary
  • To comply with the company’s disciplinary and grievance procedure as required
  • To comply with the company’s policies and procedures at all times
  • The post holder will be required to undertake such other duties as may be required within the grade and competence of the post. Therefore, the list of duties in this job description should not be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive.

       

Duties are set out in this job description but please note that, in consultation with the post holder, the company reserves the right to update the job description from time to time to reflect changes in or to the role. Significant permanent changes in duties and responsibilities will require agreed revisions to be made to this job description.


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