Section Engineer

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Published
May 25, 2022
Category
Job Type
Reference
SKSELDS
Salary
£37000 per annum
Start date
2022-05-25
Contact Name
Sam Kalanovic
Contact Email
apply.a4ljw55kufml@aptrack.co.uk

Description

Section Engineer - Yorkshire - Permanent Role - Tier 1 Contractor - £40-43k + Car

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Section Engineer to join our Regional team to work in Leeds. They have a large pipeline of civil engineering schemes ranging from £1m to £100m within the region over the next 5 years.

Role Profile:

To lead and control a section of the works, according to a specific discipline. Management of a team of Section Engineers and Site Engineers within same discipline.

What you'll be doing
As a Section Engineer, you will:

Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm;
Support the delivery of CSUK's Sustainability activities;
Motivate team and manage performance; monitor the competency of team members and undertake training/coaching as appropriate;
Review Method Statements and Risk Assessments and make improvements as appropriate;
Be able to lead an Accident / Incident Investigation (HFACS and 'Four Page Report');
Carry out trend analysis and identify improvement areas from audits and near misses;
Carry out field audits and confirm the sufficiency of control documentation;
Produce and implement Permits to Work, specifically Confined Space Permits and Hot Works Permits;
Have a strong understanding of temporary works and timescales for implementation into the works;
Guide and coach subordinates in technical requirements and techniques of setting out;
Guide and coach subordinates in resolution of construction issues, drawing on experience and accepted industry best practice;
Have ownership of whole process of production, checking and submission of Handover documentation (Green Files or equivalent);
Implement systems and processes to support construction of the works in accordance with the specification (e.g. Materials Approval, NCR, Handover documentation);
Carry out trend analysis of the above and identify improvement areas for non-conformance and business improvement;
Carry out Independent Inspections of their own section and of others;
Carry out Site Audits to check works and documentation compliance;
Coach less experienced staff;
Liaise with designer to resolve technical issues;
Produce a fully resourced stage programme in the accepted format / software;
Track and monitor KPI compliance and recommend improvements to system to maintain team production;
Establish monitors of production, translated to graphical form from the Programme to aid understanding of current status and identification of requirements for intervention;
Cross reference section programme to three weekly programme and ensure compatibility;
Maintain accurate diary, including dialogue with external organisations (subcontractors);
Produce a budget from the resourced programme and monitor / review weekly costs;
Be involved in the procurement of subcontractors;
Manage subcontractors;
Understand cost and value;
Draft correspondence to subcontractors, suppliers and Client.

Who we're looking for
Personal Qualities & Experience

Essential:

Able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately. Suggests and implements improvements to systems;
Capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes with clarity; experienced at encouraging direct reports to do the same and managing a team to ensure tasks are carried out effectively and key messages cascaded;
Strong work ethic with flexibility to work unsociable hours/nights;
Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility;
Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card;
SSSTS or SMSTS qualified;
Excellent team player, able to work competently and independently without continuous supervision;
Strong communication skills with good interpersonal and influencing skills;
Solution orientated approach to issue resolution;
Excellent role model for development of team members and demonstrates required behaviours to align to project and team objectives;
Understands method statements and risk assessments, able to develop new and improved safe systems of work;
Understands the principles of Accident / Incident Investigation and has good working knowledge of the process;
Good working knowledge of current H&S Legislation;
A full understanding of technical requirements and techniques of setting out and coaching of team members;
Allocates correct resource levels and identifies additional requirements;
Track record of solution orientated approach to issue resolution;
Understands the Organisational Business Management Systems and processes;
Strong understanding of requirements for handover, including certification;
Able to produce a fully resourced stage programme in the accepted format / software;
Able to measure and track KPIs for enhanced productivity;
Strong knowledge and management of construction process in one or more of the following areas: Earthworks/Drainage, Pavement, Comms, Structures, Roadworks;
Awareness of procurement practice;
Experienced at producing detailed records and correspondence for commercial recovery;
Desirable:

Good leadership skills;
Wide ranging independent judgement evident;
Has achieved professional accreditation (e.g. ICE, IHT).

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