Senior Site Engineer

Senior Site Engineer

Location Birmingham
Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £53,000 plus car allowance and bonus

Job Description

Job Title : Senior Engineer

Based at Project(s): Various as agreed with a Director 

Position Reports to : Senior Agent & Project Managers

Job Purpose Summary :

To assist the Agent / Project Manager in the safe and efficient Management of the site or section of works, whilst ensuring that all relevant Company Group & Sector Specific Procedures and Policies are met, in accordance with the Integrated Business Management System.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

At bottom end of scale :

  • Competent at setting out
  • Can train/develop others in setting out skills
  • Understand and interpret contract documents (drawings, bending schedules, specifications, moss/setting out information strings)
  • Can communicate information to site teams/labour to ensure works are constructed within required tolerances
  • Competent at taking off/ordering materials
  • Recognises extras and potential claims
  • Produces short term programmes for a section of the works
  • Raises RFI’s and CVI’s
  • Writes letters to external companies for signature by the Agent
  • Is capable of supervising a team of engineers
  • Has excellent man-management skills

At top end of scale :

  • Can prepare a structure or section programme; can prepare 6 weekly/2 weekly fully resourced level 6 programmes, can assist and train junior engineers in preparing 2-weekly programmes
  • Can produce comprehensive method statements for all operations carried out by sub contractors, to be offered to the client for approval
  • Can take individual responsibility for implementing the QA plan within a particular section
  • Will have demonstrated the distinction “commercial awareness” for the full range of activities for which he/she is responsible
  • Will understand the principle of cost management for labour, plant, materials and sub contractors
  • Will have a key role in assisting the QS to maximise value
  • Will take a proactive role for Company standards for safety
  • Will identify temporary works within the section and ensure these are planned in advance, will liaise with technical, external specialists, etc to ensure they are implemented successfully
  • Will proactively carry out a number of other roles, eg TWC, First Aider, Quality Auditor, COSHH/Noise Co-ordinator, Design Co-ordinator

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