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Senior Engineer - Civil Engineering

SSA Recruitment
Posted 14 days ago, valid for 13 days

Charing Cross, GB SW1A 2, England


£45,000 - £60,000 per annum

Contract type

Full Time

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Sonic Summary

  • The Senior Engineer position requires experience on multidisciplinary projects ranging from £5-£20 million in the infrastructure/Rail industry.
  • The role involves supporting the Site Manager and deputizing in their absence, as well as managing parts of the cost plan and assisting in the procurement of sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • The Senior Engineer is responsible for chairing meetings with various stakeholders, managing contractual letters/correspondence, and setting up office administration systems.
  • They must also have knowledge of HSEQ management plans, carry out Temporary Works Co-ordinator and/or Crane Co-ordinator roles, and produce construction programs.
  • The Senior Engineer should be able to review progress, update plans with as-built information, and conduct regular planning meetings with the team to discuss future work.
The Senior Engineer is responsible for running the site engineering team and ensuring the delivery of certain sections of the project.  We are actively looking for colleagues with proven experience on multidisciplinary projects of between £5-£20million. Experience within infrastructure/Rail as well as an understanding of design and build environments is highly desirable.

General Responsibilities
  • Support the Site Manager and deputise for short periods when the Site Manager is not available. The role is the first proper step towards a management role in construction. To move into this role the engineer must have experience of the following:-
  • High standards for implementing safety, quality and environmental including method statement briefings, site specific inductions and associated paperwork.
  • Work to own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Record any service damage
  • Producing and monitoring detailed contract programmes in line with Planning Standards - 2 weekly, 4 weekly and good quality as built
  • Good knowledge of construction outputs
  • Writing and/or reviewing detailed complex method statements
  • Managing parts of the cost plan
  • Assist in the procurement sub-contractors and suppliers
  • Deputising for the Site Manager
  • Chairing meetings with the customer, designer, sub-contractor, Supplier and 3rdparties.
  • Manage contractual letters/correspondence
  • Write contractual letters/correspondence.
  • HSEQ management plan
  • Setting up and managing the office administration systems
  • Ordering and managing the installation of the site IT systems
  • Carry out the role of Temporary Works Co-ordinator and/or Crane Co-ordinator
  • Programme to completion and in line with the project targets either a location or work type depending on project type.
  • Production of realistically resourced reconstruction programmes which are fully logic linked showing critical path activities, quantities and outputs, key dates, procurement details, Statutory Authorities, method statement production and approvals.
  • Allocate small sections of the programme to engineering staff for them to manually produce detailed programmes showing daily targets (i.e. Drain Runs, Blacktop etc.) and support them in preparation.
  • Prepare fortnightly construction programmes drawn from the master section programme.
  • Be aware of the financial targets for the section of works and have regular update meetings with the commercial team to review costs.
  • Be aware of the individual activity costs and of those activities which are make or break financially.
  • Involve sub-contractors in the planning process and incorporate their detailed plans into the section plan.
  • Enrol the section team in the overall plan and encourage ownership and involvement by all team members.
  • Co-ordinate operationally with the other section leaders.
  • Monitor the section plan, update progress and feedback to the Agent/Project Manager and section team.
  • Update the plan weekly with as built information, events (Si's, CVI's, errors) which affect progress.
  • Review the future critical activities
  • Review progress on long lead in activities (procurement, design, delivery, stats, manufacture etc.)
  • Review paperwork, method statements, permits licences etc. are in place for planned work.
  • Regular planning meetings with team to debrief previous work, review future work, discuss what if's.
  • Review meetings with Project Manager/ Agent and QS to discuss events, which have caused delay and/or disruption.

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