About the role: The Project Engineer will play an important role in delivering the ground-breaking Ultra Low Emission Fleet (ULEF) Programme – set up by London Fire Brigade (LFB) to transition towards a zero emission fleet and meet the Mayor’s emission reduction targets.
The post holder will be a proactive individual, providing engineering and project support to the ULEF Programme; the Zero Emission Pumping Appliance Project (ZEPA1).
The Project Engineer will provide engineering support and have the ability to produce and review technical documentation, and assess technological solutions according to LFB requirements. The successful candidate will also provide project support, reporting and be able to develop and recommend solutions for arising issues.
The engineer will be part of a project team, and will have the opportunity to work with FLEET colleagues, as well as experts from across the organisation.
Requirements: The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate experience and/or knowledge relating to zero emission transport – preferably including heavy vehicles. The post holder will also have an understanding of the energy requirements of electric and hybrid vehicles - and the challenges this presents for developing solutions for heavy vehicles, as well as the recharging solutions required at LFB’s fire stations.
Due to the innovative nature of this work, the post holder will also have the ability to develop relationships with new suppliers, understand the multi-faceted nature of this work, and take this into consideration when problem solving. The Project Engineer will also be able to work under their own initiative, and to identify and respond to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines.
Further information about the main duties and responsibilities of the role are detailed in the attached job description.