Section Engineer

Ruislip

Job summary

Recruiter:
SCS Railway
Salary:
Up to £10,000
Posted:
29/01/2022
Ref:
scsrail/TP/76/1185_1643438714
Discipline:
Building & Construction
Sector:
Construction/Building Services
Contract Type:
Permanent
Hours:
Full Time
Expiry Date:
26/02/2022

About the job

Summary

Manage and drive the engineering aspects of a section of the works, developing and reporting of section programmes and budgets and ensuring that the works are conducted in accordance with the project requirements including health and safety. Liaise between different site disciplines to ensure effective planning and use of project resources.

Manage and drive the training and development of the Site Engineering team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Managing and co-ordinating the activities of the site engineers to ensure all setting-out and quality control procedures are performed in a timely and efficient manner, so as not to impede the construction programme.
  • Develop 4-weekly programmes with site engineer and simple benchmark productivity measures for the workforce and assess actual programme and productivity achieved for review at weekly progress meetings to include resource requirements.
  • Complete inspection and test plans, risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works ensuring that all necessary documentation, as required by these statements and plans, is produced in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with works managers, foremen, gangers, workforce and sub-contractors to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Communicate to the QA and QS teams non-conformances, and any instructions received from the client / designer / RE's staff. Ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained.
  • Procurement of Plant, Materials and Equipment through Requisitions.
  • Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors' attendance, and records of work related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team.
  • Adherence to project policies and procedures.

Ideal Candidate

Essential:

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HNC in Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering
  • You are currently working as a section engineer, ideally on a major construction project
  • Earthworks experience highly advantageous
  • Understanding of Engineering Principles
  • Technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices.
  • Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system).
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management
  • Presentation Skills Training (as they deliver inductions / briefings etc).

Desirable:

  • Computer competence (CAD, Primavera software, Synchro)
  • Experience with structural steelwork/ structural strengthening works
  • Experience working with Network Rail or on a track-based project
  • Experience on a HS2 project
  • Earthworks experience

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