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Senior Commissioning Engineer

Posted: Monday, May 08, 2017

  • Description

    The senior proposals engineer will work closely with the Proposal Manger of the organisation to compile and deliver competitive tenders and cost proposals for both the municipal and industrial water services sector.

    You will be liaising and working within tender design teams, contracts team, suppliers, vendors, subcontractors, and procurement teams to ensure that competitive tenders are delivered within schedule and in accordance with the Instructions to tenders.

    This role will also involve the prequalification process and ensuring that the companies brand continues to develop within its operation sector in Ireland and the UK, and exceed the strategic business targets of the company.

  • Duties

    In conjunction with the Tender Bid Manager, take ownership of technical designs and submissions working closely with Process and MEICA Design teams, be responsible for the selection of engineering solutions resulting in competitive tenders. You will be required to compile costings, commercial discussions with key vendors, ensuring all necessary drawings and technical documents are prepared to the highest standards. It is expected that full involvement in the tender process will be required including, but not limited to;

    • Identification of key projects and opportunities, tracking, liaison with key clients, and targeting these opportunities
    • Evaluation and Review of Tender Documents and identification of major technical and commercial risks related with the Tenders
    • Playing an integral part in the Process, Mechanical, Structural and Electrical Design Process, in conjunction with the design resources within the organisation. Including preparation of Process Flow Diagrams, P&ID’s, technical process justifications, MEICA designs and developing tender technical submission to comply with the requirements of the Tenders.
    • Preparation of tender development programmes to ensure adequate management of the tender process with the Proposals Manager
    • Sourcing and Obtaining competitive MEICA costing’s and dealing with vendors,
      Evaluation and selection of suitable equipment and vendors including sourcing alternative vendors,
    • Managing civil costing’s and ensuring that all risks are clearly identified and that costs and responsibilities are clearly apportioned and documented and agree Program of works with civil partners.
    • Adhere to all internal Governance procedures.
      Completion of non-technical aspects of tender submission including (BOQ, Cash flow, Day rates, Quality section of submission, H&S component, Tender Program etc.),
    • If successful Tender hand over or unsuccessful tender close report
  • Key Capabilities & Attributes

    • Highly organized and efficient
    • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written In depth knowledge of water and wastewater treatment industry with strong technical knowledge of the most up-to-date technical and legislative requirements
    • Excellent IT skills including use of MS Office suite, including Word, Excel, Visio, Powerpoint and a working knowledge of BIM
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer focused
    • Broad business acumen
    • Team player and ability to work on own initiative
    • Self-motivated
  • Key Qualifications & Experience

    • 5+ years relevant experience in design of water and wastewater infrastructure, with specific experience in preparation of design solutions for Tenders
    • An appropriate engineering qualification (Civil, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical)
    • Be Chartered status (or similar) or be striving to be become chartered with support from the company.

Apply for this position

Please send CV with cover letter to: HR Manager, Glan Agua Ltd, Railway House, Station Road, Loughrea, Co. Galway or to



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