Project Engineer - HV Test Team

Test & Validation - Blyth

Ref: 411 Date Posted: 27 July 2022

Are you a Project Engineer?

Do you want to work for the UK’s leading Technology, Innovation and Research Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy?


Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is recruiting a PROJECT ENGINEER - HV TEST TEAM for the site in Blyth to increase our testing capacity for future projects.

The role will provide engineering direction to commercial projects and be responsible for completing project planning and application of process to a given test programme.  

What will I do?

  • Collaborate with project partners to deliver technical project governance and administration
  • Provide technical leadership to project teams, management and business development colleagues, on the aspects of HV testing
  • Work closely with the HV Test team and across members of other workstreams
  • Deliver commercial projects and testing activities
  • Develop and present new project ideas internally and to the wider industry
  • Support the preparation of project forecasts, including P6 plans and monthly financial reporting
  • Support scheduling of activities and milestones for the test teams and update plan
  • Track and communicate project status and metrics
  • Capture project meeting notes and circulate to team


What are we looking for?

  • Degree in Engineering subject or equivalent experience
  • Some Project Management or Assistant Management experience
  • Good level of experience with HV test techniques and equipment
  • Stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Proven experience in the successful delivery of technical engineering tasks
  • Experience of working in OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 environments
  • Experience of delivering services within the framework of a recognised quality standard


What do we offer?

  • Salary up to £40k, depending on experience
  • Flexibility on office location and some working at home
  • 38 days holidays including flexible bank holidays and option to buy 5 days extra
  • Open working environment with great potential for development
  • Pension, annual bonus, life assurance and health care scheme as standard

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation, or status regarding gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

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