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Kent Recruitment

Low Carbon - Engineers

Epsom, United Kingdom
Date Published

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

If you have world class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company - future focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector. We respect heritage, talent, hard work and ambition and can offer an environment of truthfulness, optimism, professionalism, and warmth. Join us and be a part of the future of the energy sector.

Kent is looking for outstanding candidates to join our low carbon and onshore projects team. We are looking for candidates at all levels from Junior through to Principal Engineer to support ongoing and new contracts.

You will be working within a company with the feel of a billion-dollar start-up backed up with over 100 years of heritage and pedigree in the energy sector.

At Kent, we use our skills and experience to reduce humanities impact to the world’s climate. Our established team undertakes work in carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS), green and blue hydrogen, low carbon fuels and chemicals including those from waste feedstocks, and onshore process projects; we are currently delivering consultancy, studies, front end, delivery phase, and construction and commissioning management work across these plant types. Kent has a fantastic track record in low carbon and onshore with references including industry leading plant designs.

We are recruiting across a range of disciplines and levels to support our work:

  • Process
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Piping and Layout
  • Electrical
  • Instrument, Controls, and Telecomms
  • Civil and Structural
  • Design safety and environmental

At junior levels you will be capable of manging your workload, delivering tasks to budget and timescale requirements whilst working under technical supervision.

At more senior levels this will involve progressively more involvement depending on experience and taking responsibility for more independent working or supervising small teams on proposals, studies or smaller projects. You will be capable of producing discipline plans for projects and providing leadership on projects within your discipline.

At Principal level, you will be capable of holding Lead Engineering positions, planning discipline activities on projects, monitoring man hours and progress, supervising others, leading teams to perform against targets. As a professional ensure that project financial budgets are adhered to and projects are completed in the required time frame. This includes allocating and directing staff within the discipline and allocating resources needed for the project

Travel to client or vendor sites will be expected as required along with provision of construction and commissioning support on projects.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • Proactive team player with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Highly organised and enjoy a fast-paced working environment.
  • Take responsibility for your own development and enjoy mentoring and supporting others in the team.
  • Degree (BEng, MEng or equivalent) in relevant discipline.
  • Experience working in a relevant industry (Oil & Gas, Low Carbon, Process, Power, Water).
  • At senior levels, ideally chartered with a recognised institution, or actively working towards chartership status.
  • At senior levels, experience of leading work scopes to meet delivery/cost targets without compromising quality and of contributing to successful bids and proposals.

We are committed to our diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. From day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

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