Looking to fill a Chief Engineer position with a UK leading building and civil engineering company who combine outstanding technical expertise with the personal touch that comes with a family-owned business.
the Chief Engineer will be accountable to the Project Manager for the technical competence of the project. This will require the Chief Engineer to ensure that the technical and commercial aspirations of the company and its clients and designers are met.
The Chief Engineer will be responsible for managing and checking the provision of safe systems of work, including all temporary and permanent works on the project.
The Chief Engineer will be supported by the Regional Chief Engineer and peers from other projects in the locality.
On site, the Project Manager and Commercial Manager will require the Chief Engineer to deal with all site engineering and technical matters, including the planning and programming of the project, management of sub contractors and procurement in terms of the scope of each package.
The Chief Engineer alongside the Commercial Manager will identify interfaces and review the information forming sub contractor enquiry packages.
The site engineering team will be guided and directed by the Chief Engineer.
Employers and their representitives will look to the Chief Engineer to provide confidence in the company's team abilities to deliver their project in accordance with their requirements.
The Chief Engineer will lead discussions and negotiations with other stakeholders, such as neighbours and local authorities.
Skills, Experience and Knowledge
Preferably qualified with an Engineering Degree.
Should be a chartered engineer or construction manager.
The ideal candidate will be able to quickly assimilate and understand complex engineering and logistical problems and provide economic solutions.
Construction techniques applicable to deep basements, foundations piling and high rise construction, reinforced concrete, a knowledge of post tensioned concrete work and pre cast concrete. All this work is desirable but not essential.