Section Engineer

West London
£350 - £390/day PAYE Umbrella

Carmichael UK are seeking a Section Engineer to join a Tier 1 contractor at Heathrow Airport.

The Role:

Section Engineer will be responsible for the management of the construction site in order to achieve required project delivery to the customers’ objectives, while maintaining standards of health and safety, quality, environmental impact and cost control.

They will deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance.

The post-holder will work closely with the Commercial Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set a high personal example of safety and environmental behavior.
  • Supervise subcontractors, assistant and site engineers and work force, for instance ensuring they understand he RAMS before commencing the shift on setting out methods and techniques.
  • Check the shift engineers setting out to ensure it is correct. Also ensure they are following their own responsibilities (testing materials, briefing operatives, filling in check sheets).
  • Ensure reasonable survey book standards and daily diaries are maintained by engineers
  • Supporting their manager.
  • Attending and sometimes running the coordination meetings with stakeholders and subcontractors.
  • Ensure that the 3D information drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works. Formally request any missing information in sufficient time to allow the programme to proceed without delay.
  • Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed and digitally recorded as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality.
  • Prepare and monitor a 2-4 weeks programme with the subcontractor and other suppliers
  • Monitor the work under their control to ensure that any unsafe work conditions and non-compliance with company policies and procedures are promptly remedied.
  • Also considering plant, labour, material costs and programme.
  • Carry out material take off and requisitions as requested by sub agent / agent.
  • Completing Method Statements / Inspection Test Plan / MAR/ Task Briefings and reviewing such documents that have been prepared by others.
  • Order materials and maintain register of all orders placed and confirmed.
  • Completing Temporary Works Design Briefs and Inspecting temporary works structures once the training has been received.
  • Maintain good working relations with client / designer / RE, together with our supply chain.
  • Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Confirm in writing, on the same day, any verbal instructions issued to subcontractors and ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained.
  • Ensure all delivery tickets are cost coded and passed to accounts dept. for processing.
  • Carry out other relevant duties as required from time to time.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Successful experience at a management engineering level in construction (on site) specifically in civil engineering and/or utilities
  • Demonstrated application of growing commercial and contractual knowledge
  • Experience of working in a cost-conscious environment
  • Good people management experience
  • Experience in managing subcontractors
  • Experience in stakeholder’s management (client)
  • Relationship building with external parties is a critical requirement
  • Significant civil engineering technology knowledge with significant previous experience
  • A highly capable construction problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact at a variety of levels.
  • Computer literacy advance
  • CSCS card

Desirable skills:

  • Airport experience/ critical areas experience
  • Experience of working in an international organization
  • Experience in stakeholder’s management (Key stakeholders apart from client)
  • Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers or equivalent