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Senior Engineer

  • Location: Huddersfield
  • Salary: £45k - 55k per year + car/car allowance, pension, healthcare per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 19 January 2022
  • Job Ref: 395159CQN

Senior Engineer - major new build construction project (healthcare) - Huddersfield, West Yorkshire - £45k-£55k+package (car, pension, healthcare etc).

Responsible for initiating and leading tasks and processes, taking responsibility and being accountable, where relevant, for the work and roles of others whilst exercising broad autonomy and judgement within broad parameters in their area of responsibility. Specialist learning and involves detailed analysis of a high level of information and knowledge in an area of work or study

Confidently makes decisions based on engineering judgment and with knowledge of the full range of impacts. Anticipates problems and proactively resolves them and delivers work beyond customer expectation.
• Has full knowledge of the Construction Drawings and Contract Specifications and requirements for compliance and accuracy
• Manage the setting out process including primary and secondary stations
• Ensure engineering is undertaken accurately and that a robust checking mechanism is in place
• Allocate Site and Assistant Engineers to specific tasks or sub-sections of work
• Challenge provided information and the principles behind it and engages with Consultants to manage the development of engineering solutions and designs
• Takes the lead in resolving engineering and logistical problems and takes a holistic approach to appraise options, considering project wide impacts and opportunities for improvement
• Carry out basic research to identify engineering systems from outside personal experience Facilitate the introduction and exploitation of new and advancing technology
• Examine the technical aspects of Value Engineering and consult with wider team
• Evaluates success of completed work and propose improvements
• When appointed, undertake the duties of the Temporary Works Coordinator, as defined in the company procedures
• Support appointed person with activities involving heavy lifting
equipment. Write proposals and obtain approval of measures for correcting inaccurate/defective work
• Understand the critical path and plans works around it
Health, Safety and Environment
• Be aware of and understand the requirements of Health Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures and site plans including Minimum Safety Standards and support the implementation of these and conduct all duties in a manner consistent with these.
• Manage subcontractors and suppliers to construct the works safely, being assertive in stopping unsafe working
• Ensure that Task Control Sheets have been issued and are being followed
• Communicate and act on issues arising from Safety Advisor Reports and Notices
• Anticipate risks of Environmental damage and formulate prevent strategies
• Ensure that risk assessments and method statements are being produced / approved and ensure they are being followed throughout the works
• Proactively encourage the submission of Close Calls and Positive Interventions
• Monitor and report on health and safety and incident management within area of responsibility
Project Management
• Familiar with the project life-cycle and able to contribute effectively at each stage
• Develop construction methodology
• Prepare Short Term Programmes for their areas of work
• Fully aware of the resource required to effectively complete a section of work
• Manage site activities to ensure works remain on budget and time
• Manage all engineering activities related to their section of works
• Will clearly and effectively delegate works amongst the engineering team to suit capability and will continue to monitor
Financial Management
• Provide input into the evaluation of technical proposals during Subcontract procurement
• Understand the scope of works and attendances included in Subcontract orders, to support the management of subcontractors
• Manage site reporting such as record sheets, site instructions etc.
• Review Daywork Sheets and similar records submitted by subcontractors with the commercial team
• Preparation of cost estimates for sections of work, as required
• Understanding and implementation of BIM and BIM Level 2 processes including the value, benefits and investment, supporting documentation and standards and the barriers of implementation. Appreciation of the value of high quality data and the principles of data management along with the controls required to protect the security of the digitally built assets for the project and across the organization