Senior Engineer


Carmichael are recruiting for an experienced Senior Engineer for a tier one contractor, to work on a large scale utilities project.


Reporting to the Site Agent, duties will include but not limited to - 

  • Communicate with the Client, Designers and subcontractor
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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


Requirements for this position - 

  • Engineering qualification (Degree, HND, HNC etc.)
  • 3-5+ Years experience in a similar role
  • Civil/MEICA construction experience
  • Design management experience
  • Utilities experience in a similar role
  • AP Lifting in Essential
  • Temporary works coordination benficial
  • Technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices
  • Ability to take charge of section of large site or sole responsibility for smaller site


If you're interested in this position, please apply with your CV here