Trainee Projects Engineer

  • Negotiable
  • Strood, Kent
  • Airconaire Ltd

Trainee Projects Engineer

Reporting to: Commercial Director

Hours: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday or as appropriate.

Job Summary:

To assist Project Management in the running of contracts, whilst undertaking smaller contracts under supervision.

Principle Duties:

• To research and develop skills in Mechanical Services particularly design concepts.

• To work closely with Project Managers or other Members of the Project Office team.

• To develop skills in estimating contracts from drawings and specifications.

• To develop commercial skills and the monitoring of project performances.

• To develop skills in recognising business opportunities and their benefit to the company.

• To attend weekly project meetings and report progress.

• To develop skills in operational activities.

• To generally contribute to company activities.

• To implement company directives especially with respect to current Health & Safety Legislation, Environmental and Equal Opportunities Policies.


• To ensure all company paperwork procedures and terms and conditions of trading are fully implemented and report any omissions.

• To prepare in consultation with Project Managers, contract programmes using Microsoft project and other contract documentation.

• To resource and purchase goods, services and labour at optimum prices and maximum discounts.

• To maintain confidentially regarding security of company records, staff records, client records and premises.

• To undertake all aspects of managing smaller contracts with guidance from Project Managers.

• To develop skills in preparation of interim valuations/invoices and contract variations.

• To develop skills in the monitoring and control of Health and Safety Welfare Procedures for contracts in progress.

• To develop job costing skills.

Job Specification:

Candidates must have:

• A basic understanding of the Building Services Industry.

• Good interpersonal skills

• Be self-motivated

• A smart appearance

• A confident approach to work

• A willingness to learn and ultimately progress within the Project Office

Candidates are preferred to have:

• ONC / OND in Building Services Engineering (HVAC)

• HNC / HND in Building Services Engineering (HVAC)

• Consideration would be given to those currently studying for their HNC / HND

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