Site Engineer


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December 6, 2022
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£32000 - £37000 per annum
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Dan Standish
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Site Engineer
Highways & Civils
Leeds – Yorkshire
£32k - £37k + Company Car + Benefits Package

My Client are a Tier 1 Main Contractor operating nationally throughout the UK across a range of sectors. Due to increased workload in the Yorkshire Region with both standalone and framework lead projects, there is a requirement for an additional Site Engineer to join a successful civils and highways team.

• Support the senior project team in the overall implementation of the engineering strategy and framework for the designated project;
• Manage materials, plant and labour within the allocated budget and resources, ensuring their safe, effective and efficient delivery of service on the project;
• Ensure all systems, design information, procedures and quality systems are effectively communicated;
• Support the project delivery teams, verifying the work of others, providing technical support;
• Lead or support assurance on projects through conducting audits and regular meetings with project teams, identifying best practice, areas for improvement and areas of concern, including matters relating to safety, finance or quality;
• Develop and maintain relationships with relevant customers including technical consultants and suppliers, managing their input in the design, development, pricing and delivery of technical solutions on site;
• Maintain personal expertise and knowledge to ensure that the company is at the forefront of the industry both technically and in using the latest technologies and standards;
• Provide coaching and motivation to the project team, to deliver high performance on the project and create a culture of continuous improvement;
• Ensure that the engineering is efficiently managed so that it is fit for purpose from conception right through installation and maintenance; recognising site conditions and constraints and taking into account CDM, other statutory regulations and customer requirements;
• Ensure the efficient operation of procurement, material control policies and procedures; providing assistance in producing accurate and current procurement schedules and cost information/reports (where required);
• By using the principles of quality assurance, and where appropriate technical Integrity, ensure the customer requirements are clearly understood and that Quality Control mechanisms are in place that provide assurance that the asset and/or service delivers as designed/required;
• Contribute to the accurate and efficient provision of progress and productivity reports weekly and monthly to senior management, in accordance with company procedures;
• Provide concise and accurate feedback on project performance against estimate to the estimating function (where required);
• Seek to understand and implement the appropriate digital tool sets to support the project execution;

• Previous engineering experience and a subject matter expert in the discipline of engineering discipline are required;
• Up-to-date relevant knowledge of engineering and of industry best practice, appropriate to the relevant discipline, is required;
• A degree in a relevant engineering discipline and a relevant professional qualification, such as MICE or MIStructE, or having an ONC/HNC is desirable;
• A valid CSCS card is required;
• Good interpersonal and communication skills are required, coupled with an ability to form effective relationships with partners and delivery team members under time pressure, and a customer centric, flexible approach;
• A desire to continuously pursue innovation and development, with a focus on engineering excellence, the customer and the business is required;
• An understanding of BIM and how to read and assemble BIM models and produce appropriate reports from them is desirable along with the ability to undertake setting out / dimensional control using modern surveying equipment.

Apply now with an up to date CV or contact Dan Standish at Kenton Black (Leeds) for more info

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