Section Engineer

  • Location
  • Birmingham
  • Job type
  • Contract
  • Salary
  • c£64.41/hr Umbrella
  • Job ref
  • JO11510
Section Engineer - Birmingham - 12months - Rate c£64.41/hr umb.
Key words / skills: Section Engineer, Setting Out, Risk Assessments,  CSCS, SSSTS, SMSTS, Permit to Work, Earthworks, Drainage, Pavement, Comms, Structures, Roadworks.
Wilde Recruiment Ltd are working along side Balfour Beatty in order to recruit a Section Engineer / Setting Out Eng to work on a long term contract in Birmingham B46.
As a Section Engineer your role will involve: 
ROLE TITLE Section Engineer
ROLE PURPOSE To Control of a section of the works, according to a specific discipline. Management of a team of Site Engineers within same discipline.
DIMENSIONS FINANCIAL: Data Collection through on-site records (diary, photographs, file notes). Monitoring of Budget (including labour and plant in use in their section).
ORGANISATIONAL: Interfaces with other Section Engineers and manages a team of site engineers.
INTERFACES INTERNAL: Operations Team (all levels), Health and Safety Team, Commercial Team.
EXTERNAL: Subcontractors, Occasional interface with Client.
Health Safety & Environmental
Produces Method Statements and Risk Assessments and undertakes periodic reviews.
Prepares and raises Temporary Works Briefs, following up to ensure timely implementation.
Carries out Visitors Induction.
Completes Accident Book and associated reports as required. Able to undertake incident investigations to required standard.
Undertakes and mentors junior staff in safety audits.
Engineering Control 
Carry out complex setting out.
Provision of ‘primary’ setting out control and recognizes the optimum location for installation.
Coaches junior engineers in the use of setting out techniques.
Produces Activity Control Plans / Inspection and Test Plans and obtains approval.
Actively uses the Specification for reference and coaches junior team members in using the Spec.
Maintains a comprehensive filing system of quality records aligned to the Project Quality Handover requirements.
Ensures that Site Engineers complete the required quality checksheets on a timely basis for the works.
Identifies, raises and actions Non-Conformance Reports. Tracks close-out of NCRs within section.
Identifies and raises Technical Queries (RFIs) with possible solutions. Tracks closeout of RFIs within section.
Produces a weekly programme and measures progress against KPI’s.
Communicates weekly programme and targets to the workforce.
Monitors as-built programme and reports reasons for difference.
Liaises with subcontractors to ensure works undertaken in line with weekly programme.
Maintains accurate diary, including dialogue with external organisations (subcontractors).
Collates Weekly Measure information and monitors wastage against budget allowances / KPI’s.
Carries out a labour and plant reconciliation and supervises junior team members.
Identifies items of additional work and raises the necessary notifications.
Works to specific terms, conditions and outputs of relevant subcontractors and suppliers.
REQUIRED The following qualities/experience are essential:
Able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately. Suggests improvements to systems.
Capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes with clarity. 
Strong work ethic with flexibility to work unsociable hours/nights. 
Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility.
Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card. SSSTS or SMSTS qualified.
Must be a strong team player, with developed communication skills. 
Health Safety & Environmental
Understands Permit System and actively raises Permits to Work.
Is able to identify potential hazards and is proactive in implementing actions and controls. 
Good level of Environmental Awareness.
Engineering Control 
Able to carry out complex setting out.
Able to resolve issues with control and information provided.
Able to identify issues on drawings and suggest construction solutions.
Understands and has experience of producing ACP.
Actively drives the production of quality handover documentation and information. 
Strong understanding of construction tolerances.
Awareness of Specification and other Contract documents.
Understands and can use the information provided in the Stage Programme, disseminating this to the team.
Strong knowledge of construction process in one or more of the following areas: Earthworks/Drainage, Pavement, Comms, Structures, Roadworks.
Good understanding of key contract documentation and understands how to record additional work.
Understands specific terms, conditions and outputs of relevant subcontractors and suppliers.
Understands required records for commercial recovery and supervises production of these by junior team members.
The following qualities/experience are desirable:
Leadership skills advancing. 
Independent judgement evident.
Good progression towards professional accreditation (eg ICE, IHT).
To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.