Site Construction Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Nuclear Engineering, Construction Management

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  • Salary:

    c£44/hr umb

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Site Construction Engineer - Sellafield - Duration 12 months - rate c£44/hr umbrella
Key words / skills: Site, Construction, Nuclear, BPSS, CSCS, Roads, Drainage, Steel, Concrete, Civil.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side BBBEP in order to recruit a Site Construction Engineer to work on a 12month contract at Sellafield.
As a Site Construction Engineer your duties and responsibilities will include:
Project Description
The BEP Joint Venture project will safely design and deliver a Plant and the works in accordance with the requirements of the contract to enable conditioning of wastes from the various donor plants, carried out in line with the Employer’s needs and to the satisfaction of stakeholders in the Box Encapsulation Project (BEP).
Job Description / Role To control, manage and deliver smaller scale site based construction project work and/or assist Sub/Site Agent in the management and delivery of sections of a larger scale project or projects.
To provide management, leadership and control of a multi-disciplinary team. Management of trade contractors and their integration is key as is an ability to manage site logistics. 
To meet customer specifications (safety, quality, time, etc.) such that all risk, specification and project objectives are met in full.
Overall responsibility for the successful completion of the section or works/overall project and to lead by example, managing the day to day delivery of construction projects
Ensure all team members are fully inducted and carry out role specific requirements, identifying opportunities for improvement
Motivate team and manage performance, undertaking training/ coaching as appropriate
Draw up and monitor short term programmes
Maintain accurate progress records
Deliver regular Toolbox Talks
Awareness of budget, cost control and cost recovery, ensuring that expenditure is in line with the contract budget, and that resources are utilised efficiently,
Health Safety & Environmental
Responsible for the safety and welfare of the general public, staff and supply chain within area of control under the strict observance of the safety policy and in conjunction with local HSE
Carry out periodic Safety & Environment Tours as required by the Project H & S Plan
Support Accident / Incident Investigations.
Implement improvement options and lead action / instigate as appropriate
Lead periodic risk reviews and take output forward to the Project Risk Register
Monitor effectiveness of the H & S Management System
Keep up to date with changes in legislation and cascade information to the team
Production Control
Manage sub-contractors, including monitoring of contractor attendance and progress, providing direct instruction and support as necessary, such that contractual arrangements are achieved
Produce and regularly review the project programme to ensure completion on time under the supervision of a Project Manager
Ensure that detailed plans are available commensurate with the overall project plan, such that material/resources/supply chain can be delivered to meet scheduled deadlines
Achieve targets and KPI’s in line with Project objectives and monitor performance
Ensure site audits are undertaken and take appropriate action on the findings
Implement systems and processes to manage the quality of the constructive works
Involved in working groups focused on Improvement Areas
Carry out constructive analysis of fully resourced programme
Manage sub-contractor performance based on KPI’s
Ensure production of operational target programmes to reflect overall construction programme
Liaise with Project Manager to keep fully aware of project progress and ensure that all additional work is identified and that the Senior Project Team are notified of all potential opportunities and financial, specification and time risks
Support weekly team meetings to review performance on site
Appreciate the commercial implications and drivers within the construction process and incorporate these into decision making, working closely with the project’s Surveyor
Essential Experience & Qualifications Qualifications: -
Considering qualification levels as detailed below: -
CSCS Card and SMSTS qualified; must be willing to become First Aid qualified
BTEC Level 3 Diploma (Construction and the built environment)
BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma (Construction and the built environment)
HND Civil Engineering
HND Construction
Civil Engineering or Construction Based Degree
Essential Experience: -
A successful track record in managing operational delivery within a construction, or construction related environment
Site based civil engineering or site-based construction background with experience of reinforced concrete works, structural steelwork, in ground drainage, roads & street works and in ground drainage.
Nuclear new build or nuclear decommissioning experience preferred but not essential.
You will be an experienced Site Engineer.
Nuclear experience essential.
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.