Infrastructure and Facilities Project Engineer

Location: Millbrook Proving Ground - Bedford, UK
Job Reference - FAC APP 1
Working Monday to Friday 08:00 - 16:30

Reporting to – Senior Manager for Infrastructure and Facilities

The primary responsibility of this role is to take projects from conception to completion. The projects will range from £0 to £5m where you could be required to manage the project independently or with support from a consultant network.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Attend meetings with the internal Operations Group and establish scope
  • Design basic proof of concept
  • Create basic CAD designs from agreed scope
  • Estimate required budget and time to complete projects
  • Completion of relevant paperwork with project team to issue to the Finance department to secure funding for project (CAPEX)
  • Design the project in full and secure all legal requirements, for example, planning adhering to legislation
  • Creating tender documentation for construction works
  • Working with Finance to award the construction package
  • Delivering project to strict deadlines, specifications and budget
  • Ensuring CDM2015 is followed throughout
  • Act in accordance with the behaviours for Millbrook staff at all times

Person Specification

  • HNC, Degree or equivalent site based experience in relevant field (essential)
  • Minimum 5 years in a construction project management role (essential)
  • Previous experience in a planning and design role from either client side or contractor side or associated profession (desirable)
  • Proven ability to understand contract obligations between stakeholders (essential)
  • Proven ability to measure cost and estimate required materials not compromising on quality (essential)
  • Experience in the planning and delivery of technical test facilities (desirable)
  • Experience in developing briefs with Technical Engineers (desirable)
  • Awareness of all construction trades
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office products
  • Project management skills (essential)
  • AutoCAD user (beneficial)
  • Good understanding of construction process and building regulations (essential)
Personal Behaviours
  • Able to work on own initiative, allocating and managing priorities of own workload but still a team player and effective communicator
  • Precise
  • Proactive
  • Work well under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required
  • Full UK driving license
  • SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
  • Willing to undergo a DBS Disclosure check

To apply, please email a copy of your CV, stating the job reference number and your salary expectations, to

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