Section Engineer

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Site Manager

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vital Glasgow Construction

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Vital Resources are working with a well-established and busy civil engineering contractor in the heart of Scotland to assist them in appointing a new Site Engineer/ Section Engineer

Your main duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Set a high personal example of safety and environmental behaviour.
  • Monitor the work under their control to ensure that any unsafe work conditions and non compliance with company policies and procedures are promptly remedied.
  • Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques.
  • Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works
  • Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Ensure reasonable survey book standards and daily diaries are maintained by engineers.
  • Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality.
  • Prepare 4 weekly programmes in conjunction with the section foreman, coordinated with overall site programme and ensure necessary resources available with sub agent / agent.
  • Monitor 4 weekly programme, mark up progress for review at the weekly review meeting.
  • Prepare written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.

To be considered for this position applicant must have:

  • Successful experience at Site Engineer level
  • Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods.
  • Contract requirements relevant to current construction contract.
  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Degree in civil engineering or equivilent

For this our client is willing to offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive package.

For more information, or to apply, please email or call 01698 573 850