Site Engineer (Highways) - Derbyshire

Galliford Try
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
20 Feb 2018
02 Apr 2018
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:
Highways is one of the business units that make up the Galliford Try Infrastructure Division. It delivers projects for national and local clients.
The team has expanded in recent times and with strong project performance along with successful work winning, we are continuing to build and re-structure the business including operations for Highways England, Local Authorities and Highway Maintenance.

This role will be working within our team dedicated to projects on behalf of Local Authorities, comprising of various road build, improvement and construction projects ranging from £1-£25M in value. We are continuing to deliver and secure projects with local authorities providing a continuous portfolio of projects in our Midlands Region. The view with this position will be to initially work on a scheme we have been awarded the enabling works for and anticipating full project award; the scheme is a new road and bridge construction project in the Burton-On-Trent region valued £10M due to start May 2018.
As Site Engineer you will play an incremental part in the operations team, either dedicated to a single large project or on a number of smaller projects. As Site Engineer, you will take responsibility for the overall engineering control and site management functions, contributing to the coordination and management of Health & Safety, Quality Control, Documentation and budget control.
Key Accountabilities
  • Engineers will actively lead this initiative and will be responsible for monitoring the quality of the works in conjunction with the Test and Inspection Plan, maintaining as built records.
Site Management
  • Assist the Site Manager in the initial site set-up, ensuring Company systems and procedures are in place and implemented.
  • Rigorously apply effective planning techniques, methods analysis and controls to ensure the most effective and continuous use of resources.
Financial Controls
  • Assist the Site Manager and Quantity Surveying Department by compiling data to record resources utilised on each activity.
  • Support the implementation of strict financial controls on the payment of subcontractors, suppliers and operatives.
Setting Out
  • Co-ordinate site engineering control activities to satisfy contract programme requirements, delegating or carrying out setting out as necessary.
  • Ensure standard Company procedures are adopted in carrying out setting out operations, and that effective methods of communication are used in transmitting information to operatives and subcontractors.
  • Carry out 'as built' surveys on completed works
  • Liaise and co-ordinate with all Head Office Departments to improve all levels of communication so as to benefit and develop overall Company objectives.
  • Actively support the Site Manager in maintaining and enforcing safety standards as required by statute and in accordance with the Company's Safety Policies.
  • Have a basic working knowledge of CBAB (Challenging Beliefs Affecting Behaviours)
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining links with clients, determine customer satisfaction levels and develop contact points for post contract marketing.
Actively participate in generating a wider client base and produce feedback data to the Regional Manager.

Experience and Qualifications:
· HNC/HND/Degree qualified in Civil Engineering or associated Construction/Engineering related discipline
· Capable at setting out with ability to use level and EDM. Knowledge of GPS is preferred
· Experience in highway and new build construction of structures is essential.
· CSCS Card
· Health & Safety Qualification

In Return:
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. We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements.
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.
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 5,550 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
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.
Infrastructure - Highways Sector
The Highways sector for Galliford Try focuses on highways related capital and maintenance works within England and Wales. It is responsible for delivering Frameworks and projects between £10 and £100m in value and targets key customers such as Highways England, Welsh Government and selected Local Authorities. This successful growing sector is set to deliver £121m of project and frameworks this year with ambitious plans to grow over the next 3 years building on recent successes such as the Midland Highways Alliance, Northumberland Street Lighting and Highways England's, Smart Motorway Programme. Be part of a successful team where opportunities to develop career will be available through the growth of the sector.

Galliford Try celebrates a diverse workforce and as an Equal Opportunities Employer, we welcome all applications

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