Senior Engineer - Earth Works & Drainage


Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire, England

Salary: GBP50,000 - GBP60,000

Contract: Permanent

Apply By: 02/04/2021


Senior Engineer - Earth Works & Drainage

Salary - £50-60,000

Location - Bicester - Oxford

With an enviable reputation for project delivery coupled with an ever growing reputation within the Construction, Rail and Civil Engineering markets, our trusted client established over 65 years ago has seen significant growth via new contract awards and repeat business helping lay the foundations and keep the order book healthy with medium to large scale key projects around the United Kingdom.

A cash rich business with a turnover exceeding half a billion pounds, yet still privately owned giving a true family feel to the business, showing worth of its employees by autonomy and empowerment and the feeling that you are not just another cog in the wheel but who are genuinely interested in employees personal and professional development.

What the business is looking for:

Are you a Senior Engineer with extensive experience on Major Earthwork & Drainage Projects? Our client a leading principle contractor has won a Major Project based. They are looking for a Senior Engineer to take full responsibility for setting out, engineering control and quality on site with the engineering team.

The Role

As senior engineer you will be:

* Creating a safe working environment
* Assist the Site Agent with planning and coordination projects
* Write, review and implement Risk Assessments & Method Statements along with Inspection Test Plans
* Ensuring all works carried out are in line with project specifications, including engineering checks, hold points, inspections and tests
* Delegate tasks, train and mentor the site engineering team
* Attend and update at coordination meetings
* Ensure works are in accordance to specifications, Project work information and drawings
* Ensure records are kept up to date and of high-quality including site diaries, quality assurance documents, photos, surveys, red line drawings and test results
* Control and minimise waste
* Ensure the safety of all company property when on and off site

Ideal candidate

* Experience working on Earthworks & Drainage projects
* NVQ Level 3 or higher in Civil Engineering
* Office 365 expertise/CAD
* Ability to work safely
* Read & Interpret data and drawings
* Advanced setting out techniques and able to use Level and EDM with knowledge of GPS preferred
* Relevant Civil Engineering experience (Highways, Rail, water or aviation)
* Proven leadership and delegation skills


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