Contracts Engineer

PWS Technical Services Ltd
From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits package
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to continued growth our client is now looking to appoint a Contracts Engineer to operationally assist in the development and delivery of numerous contracts within the piling, foundations and ground / geotechnical engineering division. This includes additional areas such as stabilisation, land / soil remediation / reclamation and drilling & grouting.
This challenging and exciting opportunity requires an individual with a technical background and demonstrable experience within the foundations, piling or general ground / geotechnical engineering sectors.
You will effectively manage and service associated clients, focusing on maintaining net margins and a high level of client satisfaction.
•To assist in the design, tendering , development and management of all projects and contracts with a hands-on approach to the day-to-day activities of the division•To assist in the development and implementation of project plans for contracts, ensuring that all goals are either achieved or bettered with an emphasis upon service delivery; and to effectively manage all activities with regard to operations, construction, staff, quality, health and safety and business planning•Where necessary to act as a focal point for the client; steering and guiding contracts forward, including input into tenders and designs, ensuring full client liaison and development, coupled with moving the business ahead by increasing service levels and client focus•Working with the commercial team to ensure effective cash flow management and producing accurate progress / project reports on time•Assist in site / project review meetings with staff in developing a proactive focus upon quality, overheads, manpower, programming, organisation and delivery aspects•Assist in further developing the supply chain and sub-contractor partnering process, where necessary, to improve upon existing terms if possible•To ensure a high level of teamwork and cohesion between all levels of site staff•To attend regular meetings with staff to discuss progress as well as providing site reports and to liaise with other Managers within the Group with regard to operating policy
The Person
•Possessing a proven track record in a contracts engineering / estimating / design role from within the foundations, piling or general ground / geotechnical engineering sectors•To ideally have assisted in the development, design, tendering and delivery of projects with a diplomatic and pragmatic approach but also with a hands-on attitude to clients, sub-contractors and people management•To have had first-hand exposure to various technically complex / challenging contracts and therefore able to demonstrate a tenacious, lead from the front approach, and to have previous experience of working in a client focused environment•To have experience of a variety of projects including multi discipline ground / land engineering techniques.•Must possess an excellent understanding of all stages of the project contracting process, including design and estimating, coupled with the ability to manage and develop yourself both technically and commercially•Good levels of experience at pre, in-situ and post contract stages
The Client
Our client has experienced rapid growth since being established in 2008. This success is due to the integration with other aspects of the group’s services which allows them to deliver a wide variety of piling works, thereby offering clients significant programme savings. The company offers a range of geotechnical / foundation engineering construction services, including various piling techniques, GI / SI, stabilisation, temporary works, permanent works, secant and contiguous piled walls, sheet & steel piling, plunge columns and restricted access schemes. Our client works collaboratively and takes pride in maintaining exceptionally high standards in technical ability, quality management, safety, training and environmental practice. In turn, this enables the company to provide all of their clients with the most efficient, reliable and value-engineered solution, regardless of a project size or location.
The company possesses all appropriate UK, European and International industry standards to ensure safety, procurement and working practices are adhered to. They are focused on building upon their history and reputation of quality workmanship and timely project completion. The company actively promote partnering through all of their contracts and are committed to achieving continual improvement with the objective of increasing their performance and future opportunities.
An attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer, along with career progression and security of work given the company has a clear and defined commitment to growth.

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