Site Engineer - Asset Protection

West London
Carmichael UK are looking for an experienced Site Engineer (Routeway Asset Protection) on behalf of a Tier 1 contractor for a Major railways project.
Working as part of the Routeway area West Rail asset protection team, reporting to the Section Engineer and Agent, you will be responsible for the delivery of various works packages during the preparation and repair works to bridges (but not limited to) effected by the ground movement caused by the tunnel boring machine (TBM).
  • Start date: 7/11/2022
  • Contract: 6 months (potential to extend)
  • Location: West London
  • Rate: Negotiable
  • Payment type: PAYE/ Umbrella
  • ICI & PTS ticket
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring the effective planning of all works, including identification of relevant statutory and HS2 approvals and ensuring that these are requirements are and communicated to the supply chain and in place prior to the commencement of the works.

  • Understand the both the activities, logic and critical path and associated key handover dates within your section of the works. Identify risks and opportunities within the established Clause 32 programme and communicate these in a timely manner.

  • Ensure that an accurate 12 weekly programme is established and maintained, recording actual progress against planned.

  • Ensure that accurate contemporaneous records of the works on the site are maintained on a daily basis for your section of works in the agreed template and to an agreed standard. Any events resulting in a delay or change must be notified to the Project Manager and Commercial Staff in a timely manner

  • Administer the subcontracts for your packages of works, understanding Subcontractor responsibilities and attendances provided by the Contractor, identifying and recording change/potential change as the works progress.

  • Undertake weekly progress meetings with subcontracts with the support of the Construction Manager/Project Manager as required.

  • Undertake regular formal reviews of subcontractor performance, escalating issues to the Project Manager where required.

  • Take ownership for safety in your section of the works, ensuring that all works are compliant with statutory, company, and project requirements.

  • Take a leading role in all stages of the safety lifecycle, from Safety Readiness Reviews through to Lessons Learnt.

  • Ensure that you and your team have the appropriate training and experience to manage the works under your control, escalating any concerns to your line manager.

  • Support the Temporary Works Coordinator by identifying, defining, procuring and managing the Temporary Works within your section.

  • Undertake regular site inspections of temporary works, during installation, prior to and during use. Ensure that all Temporary Works in your section are compliant to industry best practice.

  • Develop and Maintain Site Wide Logistics Plan and assist the Logistics Supervisor in maintaining Template no.: 1MC03-SCJ-HR-TEM-S001-000006 Rev. C03 Page 2 of 4 Uncontrolled when printed OFFICIAL both the Weekly and Daily Logistics Plan for your section of works.

  • Ensure that all suppliers and subcontractors under your control are aware of the specific site requirements in relation site logistics.

  • Define the quality standards and requirements in accordance with the contract requirements and manage these within your section of the works. This shall include but not be limited to Material Certification, Development and Implementation of ITPs, and identification and management of snags and defects.

  • Ensure that information for the handover file is compiled promptly upon completion of the works, including As Builts and closing out of all outstanding works and defects.

  • Support the completion of legacy works across the contract as required.

  • Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Safe Delivery

  • Delivery of a quality product to the end user 

  • Effective Subcontract Management - day to day management of s/c, diary and record keeping

  • Effective Planning and Implementation of Works - coordination of s/c works with others, assisting section engineer with 4 weekly programme producing Required qualifications, skills, behaviours and attributes

  • Achieved or working towards construction based qualification

  • Previous rail related construction experience – required

  • Previous civils experience i.e. RC works, groundworks etc... – desirable

  • Previous 3rd party (Network Rail/ London Underground)




  • CSCS

  • MSTS 

  • PTS and or ICI

  • First Aid – Desirable 

  • Accountable 

  • Open and Honest 

  • Team Player 

  • Proactive thinker