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Section Manager / Senior Engineer

Location: St. Columb, Cornwall Industry: Built Environment / Construction Trades & Labour / White Collar Construction / Engineering Construction
Salary: Negotiable Contact: John Stocker
Posted: 12 months ago Contact Email: jstocker@meridianbs.co.uk

Section Manager / Senior Engineer

Location: St Dennis, Cornwall

Section: Concrete and External Works

Required: November 2015 (23/11/15)

Type: Contract 6 Months

My client, a multi-national consultancy are looking for a Section Manager/Senior Engineer to be a part of the design and build of an energy from waste facility in Central Cornwall on a 6 month contract.

The right candidate will hold a relevant CSCS card and SMSTS. Have experience in concrete, drainage and groundworks. Previous experience working on large energy or process construction project and working on a joint venture project is desirable, but not essential.

Summary of Role:

  • Responsible and accountable for the above section of works.
  • Maximise efficiency and ensure the section exceeds all client expectations.
  • Responsible for the resourcing, development and leadership of the team delivery and communications, section objectives and constraints and compliance with health, safety and environmental legislation.
  • To assist in delivering the project on time, within budget and to the agreed quality.
  • Have a working understanding of commercial and contractual procedures.

Main role and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Understand and interpret the drawings and specifications.
  • Provide engineering expertise and support to the project team.
  • Short term programming of the works, updating and monitoring the rolling programme and reporting on progress to the Project Manager.
  • Manage the quality requirements of the section of works in line with the Project Quality Plan and ensuring the recording and testing of workmanship and materials, i.e., drainage, concrete etc.
  • Provides engineering support to ensure technical problems are overcome and technical queries are answered.
  • Responsible for managing site and setting out engineers, ensuring works are constructed in line with latest drawings and specifications and within allowable tolerances.
  • Line management, mentoring and support of Assistant/Site Engineers and Technicians.
  • Assist in the preparation of sketches for distribution on site, ensuring clear communication channels are in place for effective understanding.
  • To be aware of the provisions of the Health and Environmental Management System and to assist in its implementation to ensure a safe working environment.

Technical experience, skills and attributes needed:

  • HNC/HND/BSc/BEng in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
  • SMSTS (5 day course)
  • Relevant CSCS card
  • Experience in concrete, drainage and groundworks essential
  • Previous experience of working on a large energy or process construction project desirable
  • Previous experience of working on a JV project desirable
  • Qualified First Aider preferable
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate self and colleagues to perform
  • Good planning and time management skills; able to manage activities simultaneously within compromising on standards and quality
  • Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met
  • Ability to work with colleagues to contribute to project and operational performance
  • Sound knowledge of construction practises and standards

For a confidential discussion on this role, please contact John Stocker on 0161 929 2287 or please submit your CV to jstocker@meridianbs.co.uk.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.

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