Project Engineer

Salary Commensurate with Experience

About EPS

EPS Group is an international water infrastructure specialist, employing over 600 people and operating across Ireland, the UK and Northern Europe.

Established in 1968, EPS began as a modest electrical and pumping services business and developed into an innovative, internationally exporting product and service provider, focused upon the water, wastewater and clean technology sectors.

EPS is proud to be a genuine end-to-end service provider in the global water sector, providing large scale employment and bringing market leading, ground breaking and sustainable technologies to the market, while we work to improve water infrastructure in the regions where we are active.

Building the capabilities of our people is one of our key strategic pillars and we firmly believe in investing in our people’s success and the provision of continuous skills-based training and education.

Your journey is just beginning when you join EPS Group!


We are looking for a Project Engineer to join our Contracts team in Alton, United Kingdom.


  • Support the Project Manager(s) in the delivery of contracts to help ensure they a completed on-time and within budget
  • Co-ordinating with site, workshop and office-based personnel working on each project to ensure contracts are delivered within the conditions of contract
  • Conducting site visits to plan, monitor and close out project delivery activities
  • Client liaison for project delivery to communicate any changes or developments to the contract
  • Ensure all relevant HSQE documentation is up to standard and in place
  • Planning of all installations from awarding of contract to completion and handover of all documentation
  • Organising, planning, and attending technical meetings with clients and consulting engineers
  • Enforcing safe work practices onsite and ensuring that policies and procedures are always adhered to during the design and installation
  • Reporting accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences and / or near misses to the UK Contracts Manager and Safety Manager
  • Accommodating site inspections from clients, the HSE and other external bodies
  • Recording and closing out non-conformances and ensuring that the corrective action, root cause and preventative / improvement actions are successfully identified
  • Coordinating the financial elements of the project to achieve target goals
  • Purchasing and acquisition of project cost components
  • Coordinating the entry of relevant data on the internal company IFS system
  • Retrieval of relevant financial reports from the internal company IFS system for monthly project status reporting
  • Producing case studies of completed projects
  • Other duties as may arise from time to time that are consistent with the job-holder’s knowledge and skills and are needed to effectively perform the role


  • Engineering or science degree, HND or equivalent
  • Minimum one-year postgraduate experience in a project engineering, technical sales/support or applications/R&D role within the utilities sector and/or M&E engineering environment
  • Experience within the UK water industry is a distinct advantage
  • Advanced MS Office skills with the ability to analyse and manipulate data sets
  • Good communication skills, and ability to multitask
  • Strong organisational, analytical and interpretive skills
  • Willingness to travel nationwide (including overnight stays) and to the EPS Group headquarters in Ireland as required
  • Full driving licence


If this sounds like the position for you, please get in touch and forward your CV,
we’d love to hear from you!