Project Engineer (Construction Coordinator Electrical)


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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Project Engineer (Construction Coordinator Electrical)
Contract type
Full time permanent

Project Engineer (Construction Coordinator Electrical)

Location: West Cumbria 

Are you a versatile and experienced Construction Coordinator with a background in Electrical installation? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work on challenging projects in the nuclear sector? We have the perfect role for you!

Role Summary: As an Electrical Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in the MEICA construction team, identifying and implementing a comprehensive coordination strategy throughout multiple project phases. Your expertise in electrical engineering / installation will be instrumental in building an operable and maintainable facility to meet the requirements of the new facilities expected operational lifetime.

Key Responsibilities: As the Electrical Project Coordinator, you will:

  • Utilise your expertise in Electrical disciplines to contribute to all aspects of project delivery; including design phases (Design constructability reviews, HAZOP’s, Risk identification and management, Contract, Schedule, and Estimate), works testing phases, onsite testing (STW), and handover.
  • Coordinate the installation of M&E scope with the supply chain and civil / fit out trades in accordance with CDM.
  • Undertake coordination activities in line with management system, ensuring adherence to nuclear site license conditions.  
  • Champion a proactive and balanced approach to safety, encompassing nuclear, radiological, conventional, and environmental safety measures, optimising safety during project delivery.
  • Collaborate and interface with internal and external stakeholders, as well as commissioning experts across various project phases.
  • Hold Suitably Qualified & Experienced Persons appointments or training to ensure successful achievement of project delivery targets.
  • Attend line of site meetings & lift plan meetings to communicate necessary information for site deliveries, required lay down and plant movements.



  • Act as a Technical Author, producing, reviewing, and revising pre-installation documentation. Additionally, complete daily diaries and report project delivery progress to the Construction Engineers and managers.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, technical specifications and engineering standards.
  • Ensure inspection check lists are completed and signed off by all parties.
  • Review subcontractor Risk Assessments & Method Statements and provide comments if necessary to ensure compliance.
  • Carry out oversight and assurance to ensure the supply chain are adhering to site rules and their scope specific work packs.
  • Oversight of Safe Systems of work.

The Ideal Candidate:


  • Recognised apprenticeship in Electrical discipline.
  • HNC/ONC/Level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline, with the ability to present qualification certification.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to various locations, including those beyond Sellafield Site in West Cumbria, the wider UK, and occasionally overseas, to support project delivery demands.
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including MS Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated experience in electrical installation and testing.
  • Hold current valid CSCS affiliated card aligned to role.


  • HND/Level 4 qualification in the relevant discipline, with the ability to present qualification certification.
  • Prior experience in the nuclear sector, with exposure to large-scale projects.
  • Experience in setting to work new systems.
  • Previous position as Nominated/Authorised/Senior Authorised Person.

Key Behavioural Requirements:

  • Demonstrates a challenging attitude and willingness to intervene when observing unsafe acts or non-compliance, prepared to have difficult but meaningful conversations when necessary.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within all levels of the organisation to achieve successful project outputs and outcomes.
  • Capable of working autonomously with light touch supervision, including remote work from the team during works testing and other project phases.

If you are a highly skilled and adaptable engineer with experience in Electrical  disciplines and are eager to be part of a dynamic team working on significant nuclear projects, then we invite you to apply for this exciting role.

We believe in delivering responsible nuclear and defence infrastructure.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.


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