Contract Section Engineer needed for a major construction company based in Waterloo.
LEAD and DRIVE as the RESPONSIBLE Engineer all Engineering aspects of a small project or section of a large project, developing and reporting of section programmes and budgets and ensuring that the works are conducted safely.
Liaise between different site disciplines to ensure effective planning and use of project resources
Be fully conversant with, and demonstrate commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety and Environmental Policies.
Implement the relevant requirements of the SIMS andEMSwithin their area of responsibility.
Ensure that their staff receive or have access to safety and environmental management systems and polices and are kept informed of all developments and issues
Ensure that the staff receive suitable training appropriate to their roles and requirements of the safety and environmental Procedures and management systems.
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.
Taking off and site measures of materials to allow them to be controlled ordered efficiently and accurate reconciliations to be developed for the weekly review.
Ensure all delivery tickets are cost coded and passed to accounts dept. for processing within 3 days of arrival on site.
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 Skanska policies and procedures, Ad hoc duties as job requires
Supervising responsibility for Engineers
- Sub Agent (line manager)
- Foremen (communication of all engineering requirements)
- Materials Engineer (arrangement of testing as required)
- Inspector of works (arrangement of inspection of works as required)
- Intermittent liaison with (General Foremen, Works Manager, Safety Manager, Environmental Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Planner, Buyer,Office Manager)
-Design Manager (discussing ambiguities/ details)
- Client’s representative (confirming requirements, offering works for inspection and confirming acceptance)
- Local Authorities (consents, access issues, service connections)
- Subcontractors (communication of all engineering requirements)
Degree level qualification in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HNC in Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering
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).
Degree in Civil Engineering
ICE Training agreement
Computer competence (Sypol COSHH database, SSPS Intranet database)
Vocational Training (successful experience at engineer level)
If interested in this position, please contact amanda.haynes@doyenrail or call 07741332812