Project Engineer

Location:  Preston / Hybrid
Job type:  Permanent / Full time

Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator (SI) operating throughout the UK and Internationally for mission critical and highly regulated sectors including Nuclear and Defence.

Our offering includes digital engineering, systems and systems integrationengineering designtechnical consultancy, build-to-print, control panel build and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project's needs, maturity and technology requirements. 

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Project Engineer to join our dynamic team at Delkia.


Overview of the role

The successful applicant will be working within the project management team, aligning delivery to the business plan and assisting in tender development. Excellent writing and research skills, together with the ability to multi-task and present confidently, are essential. Ideally demonstrate the flexibility to manage several small projects concurrently. Experience of running projects up to a portfolio of £20k - £2M in value would be

ideal. Energy Sector experience preferred. Ideally working towards APMP or Prince 2 Professional registration or affiliation.


Key responsibilities

Reporting to the dedicated Portfolio Manager within Delkia, the Project Engineer will be

responsible for delivering safety related projects within the company. The role will require the

successful candidate to:


  • Be able to use project management tools and software such as MS Project / P3E (or similar).

  • Be aware of earned value management, CPI, SPI and real-time accruals.

  • Be totally client focused and aspiring to meet the clients’ expectations.

  • NEC 3 / Commercial Training.

  • Have an awareness of real-time project tracking, deadlines, and resource management.

  • Work individually to meet deadlines and hit targets, whilst liaising with company and engineering to produce and deliver the projects.

  • Raising of technical queries.

  • Use of CEMAR or similar.


Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites:

The personal qualities that will be required for this role are:


  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Excellent communication skills and strong customer delivery focus

  • Ability to prioritise under pressure

  • Ability to work as part of a team whilst also being a self-starter

  • Ability to take initiative when resolving issues



  • Flexible Working

  • Training and Development

  • Excellent Company Standards

  • Benefit Package

  • Great team spirit

  • Organisation social events


Company Overview

Based in Cumbria and Preston, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator SME specialising in consultancy, systems engineering design, systems integration (inc. design and build) in the Defence and Nuclear sectors.


To become a leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission critical systems in both the Defence and Nuclear sector.



  • Integrity, trust and accountability

  • Operational excellence

  • collaboration and customer focus

  • Safety and security

  • Social and environmental impacts


Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Must be suitable to meet security vetting requirements.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.


Please send your CV / interest to