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ENGINEERS/SENIOR ENGINEERS

We are looking for exceptional Engineers/Senior Engineers for the Victoria Square project in Woking. Candidates must have experience of working for a Tier 1 contractor.
Location:
Woking
Closing date:
open

Description

A member of the project team, reporting to the Package Engineer/Chief Engineer, you will be responsible for the coordination and management of the subcontractor employed on the respective area of works.

The role requires a high level of interface between architects, civil and structural engineers, construction workers, subcontractors, client or employer’s agent and clerk of works. You will be expected to provide specific technical knowledge and expertise to ensure quality construction techniques are maintained.

Please note that the responsibilities and accountabilities can vary or change from time to time based on business/project requirements. Responsibilities of an Engineer include, but are not limited to:

• Assist the project team with the management of subcontractors to ensure that they are working to their subcontract
• Ensure that all subcontractors are working to the latest design information and provide technical advice and direction when required
• Carry out checks of onsite works to ensure they reflect the drawings and specifications
• Establish good relationships with subcontractors to ensure they meet their obligations
• Carry out quality management in accordance with approved procedures including method statements, quality plans and inspection and test plans
• Read and understand all relevant drawings and specifications relating to the area of works and seek advice when necessary
• Liaise with the project planner regarding construction programmes
• Check materials and work in progress for compliance with specifications
• Resolve technical issues with employer’s representatives, suppliers, subcontractors and statutory authorities
• Assist in the procurement process to ensure that scopes of works comprehensively define the technical requirements of the subcontract package
• Measurement and valuation (in accordance with the project commercial staff where appropriate)
• Provide data in respect of variation orders and site instructions when required
• Prepare record drawings, technical reports, site diary
• Supervise and mentor junior or trainee engineers
• Ensure quality construction standards and the use of the correct construction techniques are maintained in order to provide a defect-free end product
• Ensure that health and safety and environmental legislation are adhered to
• Attend the daily activity brief meetings and weekly subcontractor coordination meetings
• Prepare, record and update site progress reports
• Take ownership for the health and safety of the areas which are under their control including full subcontractor risk assessment method statements sign off
• Liaise with all levels of staff within the project, package engineers, subcontractors, package quantity surveyors to ensure the effective delivery of area of work

Job Skills & Knowledge (essential)

• Minimum 1-3 years’ work experience within the construction industry
• Knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
• A good practical understanding of Health & Safety requirements
• Ability to prioritise, plan, schedule and evaluate works
• Technically competent on the use of engineers’ instruments (e.g Total Station, Levels etc)

Qualifications (essential)

• Degree or HND in civil engineering, construction management or another construction related field
• Relevant Construction Skills Certificate Card

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.