Section Engineer

£450 per day Inside IR35

Carmichaels are seeking a Section Engineer wit Highways experience to work for a Tier 1 contractor in the South of London.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Checking technical information (specifications and drawings); identification of any ambiguities or shortcomings therein and submission of Technical Queries to enable their resolution; take off materials from drawings
  • Ensuring the Site Engineers are fully conversant with the construction methodology for the civil engineering works
  • Managing the development of HSEQ controls for the civil engineering works;
  • Managing the detailed look-ahead programme for the civil engineering works in AIMs;
  • Delegation of dimensional control to the Site Engineers and ensuring that the Temporary and Permanent Works are consistently and accurately set out
  • Managing the calibration of survey equipment and liaison with the Survey Team;
  • Assistance with the day-to-day management of the civil engineering works and the coordination of civil engineering operations with those of other disciplines;
  • Safety management duties as delegated by line management;
  • Assistance with the management and control of resources (labour, plant and materials) to minimise waste and disruption to progress;
  • Reporting at weekly construction team meetings, including progress, any stoppages, additional work instructed and any opportunities for performance improvement;
  • Ensuring that complete and accurate records are kept of the civil engineering work to protect the company’s interests and demonstrate compliance with HSEQ requirements

Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Civil Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years site experience in Civil Engineering
  • Ability to manage a section site engineering team.
  • Competent on CAD software and excel