Senior Engineer

South West England
Permanent
£55,000 - £68,000 + package
Our clients, two of Europe's most dynamic engineering and construction specialists, are working together in a joint venture to deliver the main civil engineering works at Hinkley Point C (HPC) worth over £2.8 billion.
They are pushing the boundaries of innovation and modern technology while delivering high quality construction on a massive scale.
They have already broken the UK record for the largest continuous concrete pour of 9,000m3 of concrete.
This is great opportunity to be part of a dynamic organisation that is challenging the industry and making history.
 
Purpose of the role:
Senior Engineer responsible for the technical delivery of an area of site reporting into the Project Engineer, with a team of circa 10 engineers.
 
Responsible for coordination between the site needs and suppliers, technical review of TW designs, designs brief development/reviews, material management, quality and safety.
They would typically have experience as a TWS and/or TWC.
 
Key responsibilities and specific accountabilities:
· Managing an engineering team assigned to a building/s to create and sustain a culture of "right first time" while adhering to Nuclear Safety
· Responsible for ensuring all site operations are controlled by safe systems of work defined within internally and externally approved method statements, risk assessments, task sheets and procedures.
· Managing the engineering team in the process of completing the Inspection and Test Plan (ITP)
· Ensures an appropriate design change system is implemented and information is available to enable efficient procurement of materials and subcontractors and for the construction of the works.
· Works with procurement to ensure the most appropriate materials, product, plant and systems are purchased for the project ensuring programme delays are avoided.
· Evaluates alternative solutions to determine I they are more effective than current methods
· Utilises 3D modelling to develop methods, clarify issues and resolve method related problems
· Is instrumental in finding alternative solutions to existing methods and practices to improve productivity, quality or safety helping to create best practice.
· Prepares detailed design briefs so that design is right first time
· Information and change control – raises RFIs and technical queries with the responsible designer. Ensures that the correct information is understood and at the workface.
 
Temporary Works Responsibilities:
· Carries out the role of at least Deputy Temporary Works Coordinator (TWC) for projects involving complex temporary works ensuring compliance with company procedures.
· Checks design output to ensure information is clear, achievable, buildable, conforms to preferred methods and is available to enable procurement and construction of the works
· Works in a construction environment and uses their knowledge and skills of design to inform their decisions.
· Prepares detailed design briefs so that the design is right first time
· Approves temporary works designs prepared by others amending and improving as required
 
Key Skills & Competencies Technical Skills:
· Relevant year's experience of civil engineering roles or large complex projects
· Experience of managing people in project environments
· Must have experience working as a Temporary Works Supervisor/Coordinator
 
Interpersonal Skills:
· A strong communicator with the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate others
· Ensures timely decision making
· Seeks to minimise waste in resources and materials
· Able to build an effective team and manage others, leading by example
· Seeks to minimise waste in resources and materials
· Presents a professional image and promotes the values of the project