Lead Engineer 

Location: Fareham 


Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.


We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning. This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.




  • Overall technical and engineering team leadership
  • Working closely with and supporting the Project Manager in all aspects of project technical delivery and scope management
  • Lead the technical and quality requirements on projects
  • Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures
  • Detailed task and procurement list development and leadership
  • Allocate tasks to the engineering team and monitor progress
  • Identification of project opportunities and variations
  • Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues
  • Support the Project Manager in the project delivery strategy development and planning
  • Identification and enabling of reusable modules by standardisation and modularization of systems where appropriate
  • Prototyping of new technologies
  • Training planning and support
  • Mentoring of Engineers
  • Sales support
  • Support the Automation sales team and support department business development
  • Provide Health and Safety leadership by example




  • Central involvement in sales to projects hand-over process
  • Central involvement in 1st Engineering review
  • Assist PM in development of QA plan, project Gantt chart and the development of initial task & procurement lists
  • Ongoing development & updating of detailed task & procurement lists
  • Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams
  • Attend contract meetings with the project manager 
  • Act as the main contact/client interface for the project and deputise for the PM where required
  • Undertake or manage site surveys as required
  • Lead outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients
  • Develop FDS & DDS– with the project team as necessary
  • Develop Test Specification & design testing methodology with the team 
  • Develop or manage development of project modules. (Modules as identified in the design – PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.)
  • Undertake & record ongoing Engineering Reviews throughout the project
  • Develop site work documentation with team input as necessary (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation)
  • Develop O & M documentation – with input from project team as necessary
  • Lead or manage full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation
  • Undertake or manage observations, variation and reworks, packing and shipping of the system, site installation, undertake or manage site retesting and provide warranty support as necessary

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Engineering & Consultancy | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | White-collar workers | Professional | Engineering - Automation  

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