Section Engineer

Ware, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have been obtained by a well established Civil Engineering client of our whos business continues to grow and develop and are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Section Engineer to initially work on a major Highways scheme. Subsequent opportunities in the area will beavailable post completion.

The Section Engineer shall;
• Generally working under the supervision of a Project Manager or above, demonstrates and provides project leadership in their area of responsibility.
• Undertake the management of Site Engineers.
• Demonstrates leadership by example, with integrity and openness.
• Within his/her area of responsibility, consistently demonstrates the ability to proactively identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyse the issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.
• Responsible for the management of the allocated contingency (budget and time) within his/ her area of responsibility.
• Clearly understands scope of work and contract requirements for his/her area of responsibility.
• Supports Project Manager in contract negotiations with Client and contractors as and when required.
• Supports or conducts formal presentations to clients and/or management.
• Manages projects or work packages of minor complexity up to capital value of £5 Million.
• Undertake surveying and setting out.
• Check drawings and quantities.
• Schedule selected materials for ordering from the procurement department.
• Plan the work and efficiently organise site operations in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines.
• Liaise with any consultants and sub-contracts engaged in the project as necessary.
• Supervise and monitor the site labour force and monitor the work of any sub-contractors.
• Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to.
• Ensure quality records necessary to meet quality requirements are maintained.
• Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.
• Arrange testing of materials.
• Undertake the testing and calibration of instruments used.
• Keep a Site Diary.
• Fully interact with other members of the construction site team (team player).
• Liaise with other function/departmental managers.
• Introduce improvements and innovation where appropriate t areas of your responsibility.
• Ensure work is delivered in accordance with the specification.
• Take part in and deliver a Safety Culture with the entire site team.
• Undertake other duties as required by the Site Manager to facilitate construction of the works.

• ONC, HNC or similar in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Facility Management with demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Entrants to this position generally possess an average of 5 years engineering, operations/maintenance, M&O, construction, project controls, and/or procurement experience.
• Demonstrate strong communication skills

If you are from a Civil Engineering background, have experience with Drainage, Roads, Earthworks and are a comutable distance from Hertfordshire please apply or contact me on

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