Senior Engineer

I am currently recruiting a number of Senior Engineers for major, high profile civil engineering project in the East of England. The major infrastructure scheme is both complex and challenging moving bridges with associated highways and structures.

The successful candidates will be self-motivated and technically proficient, capable of working on their own initiative within a collaborative team. You will report to the Site Agent and along with the project management team will initiate continuous improvements to ensure the contract is delivered safely, on time and within budget ensuring the customers’ expectations are met. 

General Responsibilities

  • Support the Site Manager and deputise for short periods when the Site Manager is not available. The role is the first proper step towards a management role in construction. To move into this role the engineer must have experience of the following:-
  • High standards for implementing safety, quality and environmental including method statement briefings, site specific inductions and associated paperwork.
  • Work to own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Record any service damage
  • Producing and monitoring detailed contract programmes in line with Planning Standards – 2 weekly, 4 weekly and good quality as built
  • Good knowledge of construction outputs
  • Writing and/or reviewing detailed complex method statements
  • Managing parts of the cost plan
  • Assist in the procurement sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Deputising for the Site Manager
  • Chairing meetings with the customer, designer, sub-contractor, Supplier and 3rdparties.
  • Manage contractual letters/correspondence
  • Write contractual letters/correspondence.
  • HSEQ management plan
  • Setting up and managing the office administration systems
  • Ordering and managing the installation of the site IT systems
  • Carry out the role of Temporary Works Co-ordinator and/or Crane Co-ordinator
  • Programme to completion and in line with the project targets either a location or work type depending on project type.
  • Production of realistically resourced reconstruction programmes which are fully logic linked showing critical path activities, quantities and outputs, key dates, procurement details, Statutory Authorities, method statement production and approvals.
  • Allocate small sections of the programme to engineering staff for them to manually produce detailed programmes showing daily targets (i.e. Drain Runs, Blacktop etc.) and support them in preparation.
  • Prepare fortnightly construction programmes drawn from the master section programme.
  • Be aware of the financial targets for the section of works and have regular update meetings with the commercial team to review costs.
  • Be aware of the individual activity costs and of those activities which are make or break financially.
  • Involve sub-contractors in the planning process and incorporate their detailed plans into the section plan.
  • Enrol the section team in the overall plan and encourage ownership and involvement by all team members.
  • Co-ordinate operationally with the other section leaders.
  • Monitor the section plan, update progress and feedback to the Agent/Project Manager and section team.
  • Update the plan weekly with as built information, events (Si’s, CVI’s, errors) which affect progress.
  • Review the future critical activities
  • Review progress on long lead in activities (procurement, design, delivery, stats, manufacture etc.)
  • Review paperwork, method statements, permits licences etc. are in place for planned work.
  • Regular planning meetings with team to debrief previous work, review future work, discuss what if’s.
  • Review meetings with Project Manager/ Agent and QS to discuss events, which have caused delay and/or disruption.

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