Wates

  • Central London / West End
Within the group, SES Engineering Services (SES) is the UK’s pre-eminent design-led Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) provider. SES specialises in the design and installation of building services and infrastructure solutions covering all aspects of Building Services. We collaborate with our clients to ensure their environments and spaces function just as they need them to. The drive for excellence and innovation is part of our DNA, underpinning our success and development as the partner of choice in the built environment.



We have an opportunity for a Senior Project Engineer to join our team in Cambridge to lead the Mechanical Services elements of our projects ensuring that we meet programme, cost, and safety and quality objectives.



Key Accountabilities will include:




Work with the planner to ensure a clear sequence of works with defined durations and resource loaded in agreement with the client
Work with the BIM department, producing fully coordinated installation drawings to a standard to allow clear direction for site installation or production of offsite manufacturing.
Informative procurement of subcontractors and suppliers.
Manage the safety, health and environmental policies on the projects, ensuring that we have a safe working environment at all times
Challenge the design selection to ensure recent innovative changes are incorporated and continually drive to afflict the systems at design stage to maximise our returns, reduce project duration and promote off site manufacturing
Effectively manage risk and opportunities
Resource forecast; assess future requirements whilst ensuring that we monitor efficiency and individual performance of our onsite labour or sub contract labour
Manage the quality control, delivery and installation of all materials procured on the projects ensuring all suppliers are in line with our integrated project delivery strategy
Promote the company’s reputation through professional first class delivery & client satisfaction.




To be successful in the role you will be a qualified engineer who will drive the design, co-ordination, delivery and handover of all projects, using your M&E expertise to work win, bring clarity to situations and challenge the ‘norm’ when required.



Alongside this you will be a strong communicator with the ability to engage at all levels and be a solid team player.



A bit about us:



Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.



As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.



Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.



The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognised for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).


We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.