Section Engineer

Location
United Kingdom, Birmingham and Aylesbury
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 May 2019
Closes
20 Sep 2019
Ref
116761
Section Engineer - Birmingham and Aylesbury.

Description
As part of the Fusion joint venture working on HS2's central area contracts, we are in the process of delivering essential preparatory ground works to some 100km of the phase 1 route, before the commencement of major civil engineering activities.

Typical activities include; highway design and build schemes, demolition, ground remediation, advanced landscape planting and woodland habitat creation, watercourse activities, utility diversions, design and build of new ecological sites, site clearance and establishing site compounds.

In addition Fusion are also responsible for undertaking a wide range of intrusive and non-intrusive surveys ranging from environmental, ecology, soil and ground investigation, demolition and archaeology. The archaeological programme is expected to be the largest ever undertaken in the history of Britain.

Your key activities will include:
  • Set a high personal example of safety and environmental behaviour.
  • Supervise chainperson, assistant and site engineers.
  • Monitor the work to ensure that any unsafe work conditions and non-compliance with company policies and procedures are promptly remedied.
  • Maintain good working relations with client / designer / RE, together with our supply chain.
  • Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques.
  • Ensure that the 3D information drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works, and formally request any missing information.
  • Ensure that works are accurately and clearly set out before work is programmed to commence.
  • Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Confirm in writing any verbal instructions received from the client / designer / RE's staff and ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained.
  • Arrange formal checking of setting out and ensure check request form is completed.
  • Ensure reasonable survey book standards and daily diaries are maintained by engineers.
  • Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed and digitally recorded as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality.
  • Prepare 4 weekly programmes in conjunction with the section foreman, coordinated with overall site programme and ensure necessary resources available with sub agent / agent.
  • Monitor 4 weekly programme, mark up progress for review at the weekly site review meeting.
  • Prepare written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.
  • 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.
  • Carry out material take off and requisitions as requested by sub agent / agent.
  • Ensure all delivery tickets are cost coded and passed to accounts dept. for processing.
  • Ensure that testing / sampling of materials is carried out as required by the specification.
  • Order materials and maintain register of all orders placed and confirmed.


Job Requirements
Your qualifications, skills and experience should include:
  • Qualified to ICE Technician or Incorporated level or equivalent (preferred).
  • Successful experience at site engineer level.
  • Government legislation on all matters relating to safety and environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods.
  • Contract requirements relevant to current construction contract.


What do we offer?
In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we provide continuing development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

Company Information
BAM Nuttall is one of Royal BAM Group's ten operating companies. One of Europe's largest contractors, along with BAM Construct UK and BAM PPP in the UK, we offer safe and secure employment and opportunities for our people to develop exceptional skills and experience, and harness innovation to build sustainable infrastructure.

We work collaboratively, forming strong alliances with our customers, supply chain and industry. As a well-run profitable business, we aim to achieve a net positive impact on society and the planet. Our heritage lies in changing cities towns and communities for the better. Acting as a responsible employer and partner has shaped who we are.

BAM Nuttall is committed to equality, and our employment practices support inclusivity and work-life balance, including flexible hours; accessibility support; investment in training and technology; fair opportunities.

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