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Site Engineer

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Golborne, Manchester but expected to be flexible depending on location of project

Salary: £30,000 per annum, approx

Benefits: 20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, Pension scheme

Hours of Work: Full Time

Start Date: ASAP

To support the engineering department in the delivery of site-based engineering duties. You will produce temporary works designs and deliver a complete range of Civil Engineering services from scheme concept through to detailed design and construction monitoring.

The daily duties will include:

  • Produce layouts and detailed drawings for the inclusion in the tender process

  • Produce as built drawings based on redlines provided by project managers / engineers

  • Checks dimension design data early, raising technical queries to eliminate delays from insufficient information

  • Setting out civil works via the use of GPS co-ordinates and point cloud.

  • Produce traffic management drawings (site route maps)

  • To procure and deliver setting out information on site / undertake surveys

  • Ensuring Permit to Dig, Temporary Works and other safety systems are implemented

  • To assist the construction supervisor/project manager in the management of site staff and provide technical advice/assistance where required

  • Assist project managers / engineers with temporary works designs for ongoing projects

  • Engaging with third parties in communicating aspects of the design that require explanation or clarification

  • Provide feedback to supervising engineers / managers on the effectiveness of materials, specialist contractors, plant and designers being used on site.

  • Collate, update and file documents electronically onto the main server

  • To adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.

  • To comply with health and safety legislation, policies and procedures in the performance of the duties of the post.

  • To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.

  • Behave in a professional and appropriate manner

  • Responsible for the safety, quality, productivity and accuracy of their own work.

  • Be punctual, polite & respectful at all times

  • Travel within the UK to various site locations shall be required regularly.

  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by the department head.

The successful candidate will have the following:

Competencies: Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in civil engineering and/or earthworks

  • Minimum HNC/HND qualification in Civil Engineering

  • Experience and up to date knowledge of surveying software

  • Must be computer literate and specifically knowledgeable in MicroStation/AutoCAD and proficient using Microsoft office

  • Experience of 3D scanning, point cloud and Building Information Management systems (BIM) would be highly advantageous.

  • Experience with codes of practice for concrete and steel work design (EN & BS codes)

  • Experience in co-ordination of the civil/structural works, completion of construction activities, reviewing contractor method statements and ensuring compliance with all applicable standards and contract requirements during design and on site

  • Ability to discuss complex technical issues and with key stakeholders, ability to persuade and influence working knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations the Designer and principal Contractors role

  • Good timekeeper

  • Responsible, conscientious, punctual, highly organised, self-motivated and able to work under pressure, both on own initiative and as part of a busy team.

  • Full UK Driving Licence.

Core Value Behaviours:

  • Takes responsibility for decision-making, with autonomy and within the guidelines of the work instruction, for their workplace, and for their productivity. Ability to work well with others

  • Enquires and seeks guidance, in order to understand the processes and associated industrial applications.

  • Consistently and reliably deliver expectations in safety, production, quality, ethics and self-development

  • Follows the specified procedures and controls and be personally responsible and accountable for their production work and personal development

  • Committed to Equality and Diversity

  • Reflect on current and past performance and provide information and recommendations for continuous improvements in efficiency and effectiveness of working practices, and training and development requirements


Contact for this job: Lisa Doyle

Method of application: CV

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