Section Engineer

£42,000 - £45,000 + package
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Our client a major civil engineering contractor requires a permanent Section Engineer to join their team.
The work is across West Northamptonshire on roads projects
Role Profile:
To lead and control a section of the works, according to a specific discipline. Management of a team of Section Engineers and Site Engineers within same discipline. Highways and civils accountabilities are key.
 As a Section Engineer (Roads), you will:
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm;
  • Support the delivery of CSUK's Sustainability activities;
  • Motivate team and manage performance; monitor the competency of team members and undertake training/coaching as appropriate;
  • Review Method Statements and Risk Assessments and make improvements as appropriate;
  • Be able to lead an Accident / Incident Investigation (HFACS and 'Four Page Report');
  • Carry out trend analysis and identify improvement areas from audits and near misses;
  • Carry out field audits and confirm the sufficiency of control documentation;
  • Produce and implement Permits to Work, specifically Confined Space Permits and Hot Works Permits;
  • Have a strong understanding of temporary works and timescales for implementation into the works;
  • Guide and coach subordinates in technical requirements and techniques of setting out;
  • Guide and coach subordinates in resolution of construction issues, drawing on experience and accepted industry best practice;
  • Have ownership of whole process of production, checking and submission of Handover documentation (Green Files or equivalent);
  • Implement systems and processes to support construction of the works in accordance with the specification (e.g. Materials Approval, NCR, Handover documentation);
  • Carry out trend analysis of the above and identify improvement areas for non-conformance and business improvement;
  • Carry out Independent Inspections of their own section and of others;
  • Carry out Site Audits to check works and documentation compliance;
  • Coach less experienced staff;
  • Liaise with designer to resolve technical issues;
  • Produce a fully resourced stage programme in the accepted format / software;
  • Track and monitor KPI compliance and recommend improvements to system to maintain team production;
  • Establish monitors of production, translated to graphical form from the Programme to aid understanding of current status and identification of requirements for intervention;
  • Cross reference section programme to three weekly programme and ensure compatibility;
  • Maintain accurate diary, including dialogue with external organisations (subcontractors);
  • Produce a budget from the resourced programme and monitor / review weekly costs;
  • Be involved in the procurement of subcontractors;
  • Manage subcontractors;
  • Understand cost and value;
  • Draft correspondence to subcontractors, suppliers and Client.
  • Driving License
  • CSCS Card
  • Roads / Highways experience 
  • Strong knowledge in Earthworks/Drainage/Pavements/Comms/Structures/Roadworks