Senior Engineer

£350 per day PAYE
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Carmichaels are seeking a Senior Engineer to work on a Water Framework project in the Birmingham area on a contracting basis to start immediately.

Duties will include: 

• Communicate with the Client, Designers and subcontractors
• Communication with the Commercial Team and highlighting and discussing potential early warnings
• Coordination of client, design and subcontractor and internal meetings, through agendas and keeping accurate records in Action Decision Logs
• Coordination and Contributing to the completion of the necessary documentation
• Take a lead in the establishment of the site and overall delivery of the project supporting the team & management as required.
• Work effectively and efficiently alongside other members of the delivery team to support them in their role.
• Keep accurate site records identifying any variances or issues and provided feedback to line managers.
• Assist in project design co-ordination and distribution of documentation relevant to the site works.
• Hold specific site based responsibilities as determined at project level, typically permits to work.
• Be willing to hold site based co-ordination and subcontract manager roles relevant to your knowledge & experience as determined at site level, or as defined by the project management team.
• Support other team members to ensure liaison between the different site disciplines and subcontract managers is free flowing and works are co-ordinated effectively.
• Assist & support in the preparation, implementation & maintaining of formal QA / QC documentation on site including Inspection Test Plans and Check sheets.
• Assist & support in the completion & co-ordination of regular mandatory & regulatory inspections for the project as directed, including SHE, LOLER, PUWER etc.
• Assist in development, monitor & report on 5-6 week look ahead schedules inclusive of the supply chain and other stakeholders.
• As required, prepare or approve and then implement Risk Assessments & Method Statements for directly resourced works.
• Plan and procure materials & plant as required for works on site as required and ensure efficient use / stocks are maintained provide feedback and identification of any issues in a timely manner.
• Manage direct reports, reviewing their performance, duties and support their development
• Ensure that all engineering, measurement, sub-contract works are undertaken in accordance with the conditions and requirements of the contract.
• Promote continuous improvement in everything undertaken and share good practice within the project
• Attend / arrange weekly co-ordination, progress and programme / resource meetings as required
• Monitor and drive SHE performance, ensuring all health and safety regulations are adhered to
• Play a key role in the management and communication of change control



  • Degree/HNC level qualification in a relevant engineering subject
  • Understanding of engineering priniciples
  • Technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices
  • Civil/MEICA construction experience
  • Design management experience
  • Relevant CSCC Card
  • Computer competence
  • Training in Health, Safety & Environment management
  • Temporary works coordination experience (desirabel)
  • Ability to take charge of section of large site or sole responsibility for smaller site