Contract engineers develop bids and contracts to make sure that the project meets the customer’s needs.
- Acting as the key contact point with the customer from initial discussions to delivery of the project
- Discussing, reviewing and negotiating the terms of the contract
- Managing schedule and budget
- Working with 3rd parties to ensure that everyone understands their role and responsibilities
- Dealing with any unexpected costs that may exceed those agreed in the budget
- Handling any problems raised by the client
- Attending site meetings to monitor progress
- Making sure the project meets agreed technical standards
- Managing the final invoicing process
- Liaising with many different parties including technical and financial staff, sub-contractors, legal teams and the client’s own representatives.
- This role usually involves working standard office hours, Monday-Friday. There may be occasions when it's necessary to work late, especially in more senior roles.
- Newly trained contracts engineers can earn in the region of £25,000-£30,000
- Trained with experience contracts engineers can earn in the region of £30,000-£50,000
- Senior, chartered or master contracts engineers can earn in the region of £50,000-£60,000
Salaries typically depend on location, employer and level of responsibility.
* Salaries have been collected from multiple industry sources and have been updated as of 2019
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