Jul 02, 2021

Section Engineer

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  • North Acton, London W3, UK

Job Description

Salary Details: Competitive Manage and drive the engineering aspects of a section of the works, developing and reporting of section programmes and budgets and ensuring that the works are conducted in accordance with the project requirements including health and safety.  Liaise between different site disciplines to ensure effective planning and use of project resources. Manage and drive the training and development of the Site Engineering team.  Responsible for the site set up and SCL works on site, taking a significant role in delivery as well as managing aspects of time, cost and quality. Will acquire technical (engineering/tunnelling), leadership and project management skills and experience. Main Responsibilities * Provide strategic guidance based on personal knowledge and experience of similar projects to inform and direct project and programme.  * Identify risk and opportunity, advise the Sub Agents appropriately.  * Be conversant with all drawings, specifications and related information for the works under their control and ensure a similar understanding within the team.  * Undertake and work with the Site Engineers to ensure all setting-out and quality control procedures are performed in a timely and efficient manner, so as not to impede the construction programme.   * Develop a 28-day programme to benchmark productivity measures for the workforce. Assess actual programme and productivity achieved for review at weekly progress meetings. This should include resource requirements.  * Communicate with works managers, foremen, gangers, operatives, and sub-contractors to ensure full understanding of information provided.  * Prepare and periodically review the Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), Plans and  * Procedures for the construction works and ensure that the work is being carried out as specified.  * Work with the construction and quality teams to complete Inspection and Test Plans (ITP’s) for the control of the works ensuring that all necessary documentation and checksheets are produced in a timely manner.  * Communicate to the QA and QS teams’ non-conformances, and any instructions received from the client / designer / RE’s staff. Ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained.  * Procurement of Plant, Materials and Equipment required for each site through Requisitions reviewed by the Sub Agent(s).  * Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors’ attendance, and records of work-related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team.  * Develop and maintain a good working relationship with the Client and within the team promote an aim to exceed Client expectations.  * Understand the Client and Joint Venture Partners' Environment and Sustainability Policies, Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company's operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are implemented on the project.The Ideal Candidate Essential: * Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HNC in Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering * Understanding of Engineering Principles * Technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices. * Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system). * Relevant CSCS Card * Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management * Presentation Skills Training (as they deliver inductions / briefings etc). * Tunnel Safety Training Scheme (TSTS).  * Experience with SCL construction techniques  Desirable: * Computer competence (CAD, Primavera software, Synchro).   * IOSH or SMSTS desired, SSSTS  * Temporary Works Appreciation * Tunnelling experience highly advantageous * Shafts experience highly advantageousAbout The Company The role will work on the HS2 project. HS2 is the UK’s new high speed rail network. It will be a catalyst for economic growth across Britain, freeing up space on the existing railways and connecting 8 out of the UK’s 10 biggest cities with fast, reliable and frequent high speed services The Skanska | Costain | STRABAG (SCS JV) is delivering the HS2 Main Civils Contracts which include both Lots S1 (Euston Tunnels & Approaches) and S2 (Northolt Tunnels). Scope of works includes twin-bored tunnels (TBM), SCL tunnels, shaft sinking, bridge demolition and reconstruction, services diversions, earthworks and the construction of site compounds. You’ll be a welcomed member of the wider team, with opportunities to take on additional responsibility, join one of our networks for women, military or LGBT+ staff, and participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador). Your personal and professional development is important to us. We welcome a discussion about how we can support you with further study, or professional membership or attainment for example. HS2 – working with Skanska, Costain and STRABAG, closely monitors job applications, to ensure an inclusive recruitment process. To ensure we are able to maintain this, and to recruit a diverse workforce, we require candidates to complete the diversity form as part of their application so we are able to monitor and improve our approach to diversity.  Please note, all responses are anonymous and we will not share any of your data with other parties. All data will be held securely, (as stated within the Data Protection Act 1998) and will be reported to HS2. It is an SCSJV requirement that all employees, Design House,  and Supply Chains must implement and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System with guidance for use”, OHSAS 18001:2017  Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System, Policies, Plans, Procedures and Processes, and statutory requirements as they affect the Joint Venture ‘s operations and ensure that the requirements, as applicable within their discipline, are effectively implemented on the project. Develop a culture of safety on the project through the absolute commitment to the Zero Accidents target and ethos, and develops a wider awareness of quality, environmental issues and demonstrates commitment to achieve continual improvement and Zero tolerance. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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