Junior Project Engineer Vacancy at Swan Hunter

Swan Hunter have a current requirement for a Junior Project Engineer to work within our Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK office within a variety of project disciplines.


Vacancy Information

The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate from a Mechanical, Electrical, Marine or Offshore Engineering degree. The position will be on an initial 3-month full-time contract with a review to a permanent position within the company. The position start date is flexible



  • Liaising with clients to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives
  • Coordinating project related activities, resources, equipment and information to meet project requirements
  • Communicating and reporting that client’s needs and requirements are met throughout the project lifecycle
  • Help prepare project proposals, timeframes, schedule
  • Monitor and track project progress and handle any issues that arise
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status adequately to all participants
  • Supply and retain all appropriate statutory and regulatory information
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Draft and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans, reports and procedures
  • Draft and maintain project related drawings using 2D and 3D design



  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and of project management tools
  • Previous project experience in an offshore/engineering related field is an advantage although not essential
  • Previous experience in cooperating with Project Managers for the delivery of projects is an advantage
  • Required to work outside of core working hours to deliver project targets/timescales
  • A good knowledge of Engineering Drawings and Autocad experience is advantageous
  • Good analytical skills
  • Team player with ability to work on own initiative
  • Willingness to travel
  • An affinity with the offshore and/or marine environment is preferable.


Please email CV and cover letter to info@swanhunter.com with subject ‘Junior Project Engineer Applicant Q4 2021.