Methods Engineer

£46,000 + package

Carmichaels are seeking a Methods Engineer to work on the HS2 project in Birmingham

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Methods Engineer will be responsible for providing support to the methods team. In particular:  


  • Review and input to the constructability of the permanent design.  
  • Draw up the structural works execution programme  
  • Draw up the preparation schedule for Methods and Plant.  
  • Participate in technical/price studies for different construction solutions for the structure.  
  • Set the execution methods (methods statement, operating procedures, phasing, cycles) in line with the Programme and the Quality-Safety-Environment rules.  
  • Carry out studies regarding site installations and the lifting equipment.  
  • Determine all plant resources needed for concreting and safety: formwork for vertical and Formwork for horizontal elements, safety, lifting equipment, etc.  
  • Provide monitoring and inspection of manufacturers of special plant/equipment: consultation, ordering, checking the calculation notes and fabrication drawings, acceptance in factory, dummy assembly, packaging.  
  • Manage the Methods technicians/engineers and draughtsperson  
  • Monitor studies of technical risks (Methods) of the project.  


Skills & Experience 

  • Engineering degree or similar  
  • Microsoft office suit (excel skills)  
  • Autocad skills to review or sketch up designs  
  • Coordination and negotiation skills  
  • Technical knowledge and profit minded  
  • Methodical, have authority, available, attentive, objective, tenacious and have a sense of responsibility.  
  • Business Capabilities include: Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving, Decision Making, Influencing & Negotiation, Interpersonal Ability, Planning & Organising, Technology & Process, Verbal Communication & Written Communication