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Section Engineer

Our client a major civils contractor has recently been awarded a £52.4 million contract, to deliver a series of improvements along the A27 near Lewes in East Sussex.

The project will upgrade various junctions along a nine-mile section of the A27 between Lewes and Polegate, creating a new dual carriageway on a short section west of Polegate, with enhanced walking and cycling facilities along the whole stretch.

They require a Section Engineer to join the project on a permanent basis.

Within this role you would be responsible for, but not limited to, any of the following;

As a Section Engineer you will:

  • Produce method statements and risk assessments and undertake periodic reviews
  • Coach junior engineers in the use of setting out techniques
  • Produce activity control plans / inspection and test plans and obtain approvals
  • Produce a weekly programme and measure progress against KPI's
  • Maintain accurate diaries, including dialogue with external organisations (subcontractors)

Who we're looking for:

  • Be able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately
  • Be capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes with clarity
  • Have a strong work ethic with flexibility to work
  • Be able to work on your own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility
  • Hold a current driving license and CSCS Card and be SSSTS or SMSTS qualified
  • BSc or BEng level qualification in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HNC/HND or the equivalent.

The successful candidate will not only benefit from working with a main contractor on a major civil engineering scheme, but they will also benefit from working with a firm who prides on looking after their candidates. The client offers a competitive salary, great package and a competitive referral scheme.