Senior Site Engineer- Manchester Airport

Galliford Try
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
24 Oct 2017
14 Nov 2017
Note for Recruitment Agencies:

We prefer to hire directly, but we do have an approved supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

Role Overview:
Working as part of our Airside team at Manchester Airport on the Phase 1 expansion programme, you will have full responsibility for all setting out duties and site management functions allocated by the Site Manager. You will play your part in the team to ensure safe and efficient delivery of all construction operations and ensuring all works are fully compliant with GT's and MAG's procedures, standards and requirements. You will ensure line management is aware of any technical problems at the soonest opportunity and will be proactive in assisting to resolve such problems in a timely manner. Airside experience is preferred and advantageous but not essential for this role.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Advise estimating, contracts team, sub-contractors and consultants on design solutions
  • Provide designs where we have design responsibility along with design checks
  • Assess contract specifications for onerous and anomalous conditions and advise consultants and management of alternatives
  • Advise design teams and estimators of alternative solutions showing savings in cost/time
  • Advise consultants and contract team on suitability of specified materials
  • Carry out random inspections on site to ensure construction work is being carried out in accordance with Specifications and Best Practice and bring any deviation to the attention of site management
  • Promotion of company to clients and their consultants by demonstrating a positive engineering competency

Experience and Qualifications:
  • Min HNC/HND/Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and relevant professional qualification
  • Chartered or working towards related professional qualification
  • Practical experience of principal construction techniques
  • CSCS
  • First Aid
  • Good communication skills; ability to communicate technical matters so they are put simply and are clearly understood
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic with a positive attitude
  • Quick to learn and strives for continuous improvement in everyday tasks
  • Understands the importance of meeting customers needs
  • Flexible with the ability to solve problems and find solutions
  • Keen interest in construction and a willingness to progress within the industry
  • Ability to coach and mentor
  • Airside experience advantageous
In return:
We offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a competitive salary and benefits package.

With an ambitious strategy, we're poised for further growth and success, so if you're committed, talented and enthusiastic, Galliford Try is the right place for you. W e will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements

About us:
We are one of the UK's leading housebuilding and construction groups. For 100 years, Galliford Try has helped to shape the world around us and today we are at the forefront of the construction industry with approximately 5,500 employees working on a huge range of housebuilding and construction projects. As a FTSE 250 listed UK business, our focus is on delivering first class business solutions and building long-term relationships with our customers, employees, supply chain and communities we work in. Our involvement in some of the UK's most high profile and innovative projects ensures our employees benefit from unrivalled opportunities and career progression.

Construction Division:
As a major UK contractor our Construction Division has a diversified workload in the public, regulated and private sectors. The Division boasts a strong reputation for providing whole-life solutions, high standards of project delivery, and an ability to innovate. It predominately operates under either the Galliford Try or the Morrison Construction brands, and is organised into five key segments: Building, Infrastructure, Facilities Management, Investments and Integrated Solutions.

Operating under Galliford Try in England and Wales and Morrison Construction in Scotland, we are a leading contractor on infrastructure projects in the public and regulated sectors. From highways and rail to renewable energy and water, delivering a specialist capability from concept and design through to project implementation and maintenance.
Galliford Try celebrates a diverse workforce and as an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome all applications

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