Lead Engineer for £40m Mixed-Use Development – West London

London (West), London (Greater)
Competitive / DOE
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Job Type

Lead Engineer for £40m Mixed-Use Development – West London

Lead/Senior Engineer required with Main Contractor for a £40m Mixed Use Development in Acton, consisting of 140 residential units and commercial space.

About the Client:  SSA are recruiting on behalf of a Main Contractor who have been covering residential, commercial, industrial and educational projects for both private and public sector clients in London for over 30 yrs. Successful projects range from small residential developments for Housing Associations to multi million pound high-class new build and refurbishment contracts for private clients.

About the Role:  The Lead Engineer reports to the Project Manager on site and works closely with him/her to help drive the project through to successful completion, on time, within budget and to the highest standards as required.  The candidate will need to be is highly motivated, willing to work on their own initiative and possesses good interpersonal and communication skills.  Candidate will be competent in the use of instruments such as EDM's, Total Stations, Laser Levels, Dumpy levels.

Principle Duties & Accountabilities

  • Liaising with 
    • Project Manager
    • Site Clerk/Managers, material and plant requisitioning and assisting the control of plant and equipment on site
    • Junior Engineers, re-measurement work
    • Quality & Environmental Manager, maintaining site records in accordance with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 requirements
    • Site  Manager, Sub-Contractors
    • Health & Safety Officer, promoting the implementation of the Safety Management System
  • Setting out and checking works as required for the project
  • Co-ordinating Sub-Contractors including maintaining a daily Site Diary detailing manpower levels for each Sub-contractors and keeping accurate notes of all on-site activities
  • Scheduling daily Work Programmes
  • Scheduling steel reinforcement and other material requisitions
  • Making of concrete cubes including recording locations, sending for testing and analysing results as well as other quality checks as required
  • Taking site and foundation levels
  • Preparing engineering drawings and engineering calculations for planning applications 
  • Attending weekly management team meetings
  • Provide clear leadership and direction to the site team while maintaining a professional manner is essential
  • Ensure maintenance of drawing register and ensuring proper distribution of all drawings.



  • Engineering Degree/Diploma Required
  • Preferably 7+ years Engineering experience
  • Computer literate in Design Software  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team

If you are interested in this role, please contact kieran@ssaltd.com