Site Engineer

London
Permanent
£35,000 - £43,000 + package
Our client is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). The combined value of the contracts is around £1.8billion with the works due for completion in 2025. Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds.
 
They require a Site Engineer to join them on a permanent basis.
 
Support the Section Engineer in the Engineering requirements of the projects, to include the setting out of the works and continual monitoring of the progress and quality of the works LIAISING with the Works Manager/GF, and Agent/PM.
 
Main Responsibilities:
Ensure that sufficient information is available on drawings and sketches to set out the works in accordance with the programme and to resolve any inconsistencies in the information provided including feedback on any changes made * Setting out the works in accordance with the contract requirements before work is programmed to commence. * Arrange and allow time for independent checking where required. * Develop 4-weekly programmes with section engineer and simple benchmark productivity measures for the workforce and assess actual programme and productivity achieved for review at weekly progress meetings. * Communicate with foremen, gangers, workforce and sub-contractors to ensure full understanding of information provided. * Check the works during progress and on completion to ensure that it has been constructed in line with the setting-out information provided, measured and signed off before covering up and that information is passed to the QS and QA function. * Communicate to the QA and QS engineer non-conformances and any instructions received from the client / designer / RE’s staff. Ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained. * Taking off and site measures of materials to allow them to be controlled ordered efficiently and accurate reconciliations to be developed for the weekly review. * Take receipt of materials and check description, quality, markings and condition before signing for and ensure that all tickets are passed to the section engineer for coding. * Complete inspection and test plans, risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works ensuring that all necessary documentation, as required by these statements and plans, is produced in a timely manner. * Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors’ attendance, and records of work related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team. * Ad hoc duties as job requires
 
The Ideal Candidate:
Degree level qualification in a Civil Engineering allied subject or BTec in Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering
* Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system)
* Relevant CSCS Card
* Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management
* Experience in tunnelling, shafts, rc, highly advantageous
* Experience in setting out
* Heavy civils experience, ideally on high value project
* Reinforced Concrete, tunnelling or piling experience advantageous
* Writing RAMS required