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Section Engineer - Highways

Ref: JN -022019-65004
GBP36000.00 - GBP45000.00 per annum
UK, North West
Construction & Engineering, Site Management
11th February 2019
Job Type

Position: Section Engineer

Location: Cheshire

Remuneration: 38,000 - 45,000 with strong benefits package including private medical, DC pension, 25 days holiday, strong car allowance

Due to the securing of a new project, a privately-owned Principal Contractor is seeking to attract a Section Engineer to their team. You will be responsible for leading the engineering function on a £90m civil engineering project with three direct reports. You will oversee the safe delivery of all works, planning and progress, commercial reconciliation and implementation of quality management,

Our Client is open in considering established Section Engineers or aspiring Site Engineers looking to step into a Section Engineer role.

Why this role over others?

There is a clear career and development path mapped out with the vision being that you achieve promotion to Sub Agent after this project. The Project Manager will be personally committed to upskilling you and sharing their knowledge and experiences with you. You will be empowered to make your own decisions and not micromanaged.

In terms of more formal development, they would be happy to support you through your Chartership with the ICE.

They offer an extremely friendly and flexible approach which will give you the freedom to perform to the best of your abilities and a culture built on trust of delivery.

What you'll be doing

-Safe delivery of works within section

-Leadership of site health and safety, ensuring sectional compliance and site wide awareness

-Preparation and continuous monitoring of Safe Systems of Work including; Risk Assessments, Method Statement, Permits to Work

-Planning works including; resourced 3 week look-ahead programmes, contribution to planning and progress of main programme, organising resources for work, organising subcontractors and timely execution of works, ordering materials, monitoring stocks

-Commercial reconciliation of works

-Detailed record keeping, site diaries, resource allocations, change reporting

-Management and organisation of site engineers and setting out teams

-Implementation and compliance of Quality Management System

-Weekly and monthly site reports

-Management of electronic site records within company document management system

-Deputise for Site Agent if required

-Any other reasonable duties as required

What you'll need?

-A degree, HND or HNC (equivalent) in civil engineering

-Minimum of 2 years' site-based experience as a site engineer for a Principal Contractor

-Experience in earthworks, drainage, paving and surfacing

-Experience in self delivery and commercial awareness of this - understanding the value of work

-Ability to communicate with site team, site management and clients

-Ability to challenge others when necessary

-Full driving licence

-Standard MS Office IT Skills

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