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Senior Engineer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Water, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Nathaniel Drew
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5526
  • Expiry Date: 04 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 405093NDR

The Role:

The Senior Engineer is to provide site engineering duties to several projects within the region, including the supervision of trainees and site engineers within the region. The role involves establishing the level and survey control for contracts and setting out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

Key Responsibilities:

Site engineering

Establish the level and survey control for contracts
Set out detailed works as per the contract drawings ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis
Ensure records regarding health and safety and the work environment are complete, accurate and comply with organisational and legal requirements
Deliver the work safely, without environmental incidents, and to the specified quality without defects
Assist the Site Agent/Sub Agent in developing efficient work methods and techniques, ensuring the best use of resources and abilities are made
Deputies for the Sub/Site Agent where required

Managing quality
Carry out instrumental checks in accordance with the agreed guidelines and schedule
Complete records of quality audits in accordance with agreed procedures and timescales i.e., at the end of the works  
Give feedback to the Site Agent/Sub Agent regarding areas where corrective action needs to be taken
Compile ITPs

Managing resources
Ensure the availability of resources and that they consistently meet the client’s requirements for quality, quantity, and prompt delivery
Deal with any actual or potential problems with resources promptly liaising with the Site Agent where necessary
Ensure records of resources are complete and accurate
Organise and conduct toolbox talks and issue method statements
Develop and maintain positive working relationships between operatives and staff client and contractor suppliers and contractors public and contractors and subcontractors and contractors

Managing information
Obtain all ‘as built’ information ensuring that it is accurate and relevantRecord, store and maintain records and correspondence in line with organisational and legal requirements
Key measures & targets:
Produce accurate records, drawing registers, and weekly diaries that will be measured routinely as part of the quality audit process
Key relationships:

Site Teams and Operatives
Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all the following criteria:

Previous experience in setting out on civil engineering projects, which should include highways, infrastructure, and reinforced concrete works
Degree/HNC, or equivalent, in civil engineering
CSCS card
Confined space training
Experience using AutoCAD
Ability to manage and deliver a successful project with minimal guidance
Experience in running reports and ensuring accurate record keeping
Effective working both individually or as a team member
Ability to communicate with client representatives, site team and operatives
Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to a conclusion