Section Engineer - A14

£35000 - £40000 per annum
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A Section Engineer is required to join a contractor involved on Phase 1b subcontract to the IDT for the A14 Huntingdon to Cambridge Improvement Scheme.

The A14 scheme comprises 36 km of new and on line widening of the existing A14 to 3 & 4 lane standard and with over 12 million m3 of earthworks this is the largest new highway project to be undertaken in the UK for over 50 years since the original construction of the first sections of the M1 motorway.

As Section Engineer :

Ensure the works are being built correctly to specification - detailed knowledge of the contract earthworks drawings and specification will be expected.
Use the weekly programme to ensure permits, risk assessments and method statements, specifications / details, setting out info / models are available to the earthworks teams on time and that the earthworks supervisors know what is required
Write and amend RAMS in a timely manner to ensure all areas of work are covered with a suitable document (assisted by health and safety adviser)
Work closely with the surveying team to ensure model information is available and loaded onto GPS machine guidance when needed. Assist with site surveys and setting out at busy times - it is not envisaged that this will be a large part of the role, but knowledge of the use of total stations, GPS rovers, GPS machine control, survey software / AutoCAD will need to be learned or maintained.
Use volume information to inform foremen on specific queries eg you have 20,000m3 left to place in this embankment.
Carry out work to identify areas for improvement in production - monitor loading times, haul routes etc and compare weekly productions.
Raise TQ's / RFI's in a timely manner and ensure they go to the correct person for getting answered quickly.
Identify Compensation Events / additional works as and when they are found, and notify Commercial team. Ensure a thorough understanding of the subcontract and what works we are required to carry out.
Ensure the latest information is always in use on site
Identify NCR's and report promptly to avoid disallowed costs
Ensure safety standards are upheld and report any issues with our works to management. Assist with inductions of personnel at busy times, and the distribution of safety material - RAMS, tool box talks etc.

Knowledge of earthworks, highways construction generally, and NEC option C target cost contracts is desirable.

Do you have the relevant experience and skills for this position?

If so, please submit your CV and apply to register your interest.

Alternatively, if the role is not for you but you know someone who may be interested, we offer a £300 referral fee for every successful referred placement!
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