Site / Senior Engineer (Power Sector - Civils)

£28000 - £40000/annum £28-40K Neg + Pension + Healthcare F
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
About this Role:

My client is a leading UK Civil Engineering contractor that has been established for more than 50 years and has operations throughout the UK.

The desired candidate will provide the Project with accurate, informed interpretation of the specified Project Technical Requirements. They will be providing support to the Project management and site team on all matters technical.

They will also be providing some management support to the site manager.

My client is presently looking for Senior Engineers throughout London to work in the Power Sector on a variety of Substation construction projects throughout the capital.  Those with a strong background in Civils and Structures would be of particular interest, as would those who have / have held the BESC and Persons certificates for National Grid related projects.

Key Duties:

Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.

Where required supervision of assistant engineers and junior engineers.

Accurate setting out of the works and dimensional control.

Resolving technical problems at all levels.

Carry out inspections in accordance with the Inspection and Test Plan in a timely manner.

The production of survey information and red – lined drawings for the completion of the As-built records.

Ensuring activities are carried out in safe manner in accordance with the Project Safety Plan.

Accurate maintenance of Quality Management System records.

Ensure equipment is calibrated, in date and suitable checked in accordance with company policies and the manufacturers` defined requirements.

Ensure the site diary is accurately maintained noting against each record the date, location and serial number of equipment used.

Ensure construction operations are carried out in accordance with the Contract requirements using the appropriate agreed procedures.

Co-ordination and supervision of Sub-contractors in the performance of the Works.

Informing senior management of any non-conformances or poor workmanship.

Ensure all site personnel have clear, accurate and appropriate information to carry out their duties.

Minimises environmental disturbance during construction works.

Supervises the outputs and confirms that the project environmental requirements are met.

Close liaison with the Site Foreman and Works Managers.

Ensure that only the latest issue drawings and documents are being used.

Ensure all materials on site are suitable, stored in line with manufacturer`s recommendations, current working practice, contract specification or project requirements.

Assist the Site Management team to update KPI`s, material reconciliation and progress reports

Qualifications and Experience:

HNC/HND equivalent

CSCS Card – Gold

Environmental Management

Quality Management


First Aid

SMSTS Course

Noise at Work

Hand Arm Vibration

Manual Handling

Full valid UK driving license

Construction Experience – 3-4 Years

Setting Out and Surveying techniques

Drafting Risk Assessment & Method Statements

IT Skills

About the Company/Client/Project:

My client is a Leading Civil Engineering Contractor

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

A minimum of HNC in Civil Engineering or equivalent

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK