Section Engineer

  • Construction Jobs
  • Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Jan 21, 2022
Permanent Construction

Job Description

This major UK civil engineering contractor has now become a dominant force in Wales, The Midlands and South West England. With an experienced team at its core they are able to undertake a variety of projects from water, rail, highways and infrastructure. To continue on their successful growth programme and meet their loyal client's needs they are needing to recruit a Section Engineer to the already successful team. The successful candidate can expect excellent career opportunities, not just in the regional business, but also in the national group company as well. Role Responsibility The Section Engineer will report to the Site Agent and work with the Works Manager to ensure that dimensional control and QA processes are undertaken in a timely manner to meet the Project Programme. The Section Engineer shall comply and implement the companies Integrated Management System procedures and guidance and promote its implementation with the Project Team. The Section Engineer is expected to develop a proactive working relationship with Clients and Consultants and report any potential opportunities to the Agent/Project Manager. Responsibilities will include: Promote and lead the site safety culture.? Ensure that all works are carried out in a planned, controlled, and safe manner, in accordance with statutory regulations, current standards, and the Company SHEQ standards. Record any Near Misses on the Near Miss Cards, completed cards to be provided to the Safety Manager. Review Site Operations with Agents to ensure that any works being undertaken outside of the Contract Requirements are raised as EWN/NCE including those verbally instructed by Employer or Others. Monitor delivery of the project, identifying risk and opportunities to optimise project delivery, reporting key risks/opportunities to the Agent. Ensure contemporary Record Keeping through the maintenance of a site diary. Ensure required Setting Out is undertaken in timely manner using the latest Design Information to enable operations to progress effectively and provide material quantity requirements to Works Manager/Agent to enable timely delivery of required materials. Review Inspection and Test Plans with the Agent and ensure the required inspections and testing is undertaken and documented in the relevant file in accordance with the Project Management Plan. Ensure the Agent is notified one week prior where external testing is required. Provide Quality Co-Ordinator with the required QA documentation for collation and submission to the Employer. Continual updating of as-built drawings on site and maintain measurement records to be submitted to Section Agent on Weekly Basis. As-Built drawings to be marked by hand on a "clean" set of "First Issue Construction Drawings". Review all relevant design information and raise Technical Queries where required on the AGCL Technical Query Form. TQs to be provided to the Agent for review and onward submission. Ensure responses are monitored and inform the Agent of non-response. The Ideal Candidate We are looking for a candidate who possesses: Strong leadership and motivational skills A passion for keeping people safe. Customer focus and the ability to build relationships. Good negotiation skills An ability to plan and organise works safely and efficiently. Excellent managerial and organisation ability A preference for teamworking and collaboration High level of Commercial acumen Strong communication and IT skills Attention to detail. The ability to prioritise and manage workload and is self-motivated. A good understanding of current methods and up to date knowledge of specifications and contract principles A working knowledge of NEC contracts and other common forms Education/Certification Requirements: Preferably a further education qualification e.g., Degree or HND/HNC (in Civil Engineering or similar) CSCS qualification (desirable) Proven experience in Civil Engineering Contracting, preferably highways SMTS/IOSH (Safety Related Qualifications) Temporary Works Co-ordinator & confined spaces preferable Planning Software & AutoCAD Trained