Section Engineer

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  • Location

    Cornwall, England

  • Sector:

    Structures and Highways

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  • Salary:

    Up to £266.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Natalie Pritchard-Barrett

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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We are looking for a Section Engineer to support Highway works in Cornwall to start as soon as possible.
The Section Engineer will report to the respective Section Manager and be responsible for planning, programming and co-ordinating works associated with the main office compound, this may include certain aspects of setting out on-site. The Section Engineer will also undertake works associated with the drainage section for the A30 Project, this will include reviewing drawings / buildability / specification / programme / materials / site surveys of existing drainage / etc.

The Section Engineer's tasks will include, but not limited to,

· Planning the layout of the main office compound which will include the office layout / car parking / pedestrian routes / storage area's / drainage runs / ducting layout / service routes etc.

· Take off / schedule of materials required for the works.

· Preparation of RAMS for undertaking the construction works.

· Liaison with the site team in respect of plant / labour / material requirements

· Setting out on-site by various methods (GPS / EDM / Total Station, etc…) for all aspects of work whether drainage / earthworks / roadworks / ducting / site clearance / fencing / structures etc.

· Work as part of a team and assist all team members as & when required. However, be able to undertake site duties individually or seek assistance where necessary.

· Complete a daily diary of works being undertaken on-site with accurate & comprehensive details.

· Complete check sheet's for quality standards, in accordance with ITP's.

· Assist or undertake safety inspections & workplace inspections.

· Raise & issue permits as required.

· Undertake CAT & Genny surveys prior to excavation works commencing.

· Attend site meetings in relation to programme / safety / working areas.

· Good communication skills with team / sub-contractors / general public / Client

· Be able to undertake site survey and produce sketches of survey work / construction sequences

Training / Competency Requirements:

· CSCS card relevant to appointment

· SSSTS or SMSTS certification

· Minimum 5 year's experience in civil engineering industry

· CAT & Genny trained (optional)

· 1st Aid (optional)

· Safety Critical Medical (optional)

· Laptop (optional)

· AutoCAD (optional)
The A30 Chiverton to Carland Cross is a Design and Build contract for 12.5km (8 miles) of new dual carriageway between Chiverton Cross & Carland Cross roundabouts on the A30. This is the final section of the A30 between Redruth & Exeter that requires dualling, the majority of the existing single carriageway A30 will be retained for local traffic.

The scheme is due to commence in April with the detailed design and surveys with the construction works starting late summer 2020 for a period of 30 months.
Sat & Sun (only required to suit road closures or specific works - advance notice will be provided)