Section Engineer


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June 30, 2022
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CW 30.06.22 SEN
£45000 per annum
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Chris Wright
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Section Engineer
£45k plus car allowance and benefits package
Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire
Tier 1 Civil Engineering Contractor – Highways

We are currently recruiting a Section Engineer for a market leading Tier 1 main contractor in Newark on Trent to work on a major highways scheme. The project will see an existing single carriageway widened to dual carriageway, requiring the construction of embankments, ground improvements, two river bridges, three rail bridges, a new road crossing and a grade separated junction.

Our client has been appointed as the Delivery Integration Partner for the scheme and will work with their design partner to develop a preliminary design to take through the Statutory Process and deliver on site.

As a result the project requires a Section Engineer to oversee site investigation and survey work to inform the preliminary design. The role also involves advanced engineering and design development – an excellent opportunity for engineers heading towards chartership. The role also includes the on-site coordination of the site survey and investigation work, including utility surveys, archaeological investigations and drainage surveys.

• Coordinate on site activities for the site survey and investigation works.
• Produce four week ‘look ahead’ programmes and monitor progress.
• Coordinate the permits to break ground for the works and undertaken cable detection surveys for the trial holes.
• Support with the development of buildability assessment reports. You will have the opportunity to bring new ideas and opportunities to the advanced stages of a scheme and can influence the final design.

• Proficient in the use of cable detection equipment and be able to coordinate short term programmes with the supply chain and monitor process against them.
• Degree level qualification in a Civil Engineering or similar.
• CSCS Card and relevant tickets.
• Main contractor experience.
• Highways / Structures experience.
• Good communication skills with the ability to present and listen to multi discipline stakeholders.
• Good written skills with the ability to compile technical reports.
• Self-reliant with the ability to manage own time in the delivery of products.

On offer:
• £45K basic salary
• Company car or car allowance
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Above market rate pension scheme
• Retail discounts, cashbacks, rewards…

To find out more please contact Chris Wright at Kenton Black’s Birmingham offices.

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