Site Engineer (Civils/Highways)

Recruiter
Alltek Recruitment
Location
Kent
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About this Role: A World leading Civil Engineering Contractor is looking to engage a Site Engineer to work in their Civil Engineering Division, initially on a £40M project in Kent. Roles/Responsibilities; * Acting as the main technical adviser on site for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives; * Setting out, levelling and surveying the site; * Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations; * Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications; * Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant; * Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect; * Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project; * Liaising with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress; * Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines; * Overseeing quality control and health and safety matters on site; * Preparing reports as required; * Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise. The Requirements * Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering or another relevant subject. * Experience of working within a Site Engineer role on multi-million pound highways projects. * Extensive experience of working within the UK Civils/Highway industry. * Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. * An ability to liaise successfully with both members of the project team as well as clients and other contractors within a framework. Able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately Capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes Strong work ethic with flexibility to work unsociable hours/nights Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card Must be a good team player, with strong communication and interpersonal skills Understands Permit to Dig System Environmental awareness Setting out techniques – ability to use level & EDM, plus GPS Able to report issues with control and information provided Reads and understands drawings and schedules Understands Activity Control Plans and production of resultant information for handover file Strong understanding of construction tolerances Awareness and use of Specification and other Contract documents Able to produce detailed documentation for handover of completed works Knowledge of specification and contract documents Understands what constitutes additional works Able to take off and schedule material quantities accurately This is a great opportunity for the right individual to be involved in multi-million pound civils projects whilst working within a globally recognised main contractor. You will have all of the benefits of working with a tier one main contractor including a busy works schedule, excellent progression opportunities and a competitive salary as well as a company car or car allowance. The Benefits As part of their excellent benefits package, they offer: Competitive basic salary Flexible benefit scheme Company car or generous car allowance Family Healthcare About the Company/Client/Project: A World leading Civil Engineering Contractor. Requirements including certificates and qualifications: A BSc in Civil Engineering or equivalent, with recent and relevant experience in a similar role. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK