Section or Senior Engineer

Location: Highways

Due to increased workload, we are now recruiting for an experienced Section or Senior Engineer for our Highways Division working around the M25. This is a permanent role and there will be a need to work nights (8pm to 6am) and weekends when required.

Key Responsibilities

• Liaise with site management to complete quality take offs.
• Develop awareness of potential commercial opportunities / issues with the project.
• Develop knowledge and ability in completing hazard / risk assessments and method statements, including alerting relevant personnel to control measures and work methods therein.
• Carry out relevant inspections and testing to ensure conformance of the works with the design and specification
• Carry out relevant inspections and testing to ensure conformance of the works with the design and specification
• Manage the sectional service plans/ drawings. Issue permits accordingly.
• Assist the QS / Project Manager with providing the relevant information for records and claims purposes.
• Manage the as built requirements of your section and contribute to the completion of the site health and safety file.
• Ensure all work complies with quality, safety and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedures.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

The ideal candidate will have a good background in Civil Engineering schemes with experience at Section Engineer level, working with the NEC form of contract, as well as structures and highways experience.
Must also be computer literate including the use of CAD
Must have a CSCS card in the appropriate discipline and have a BSc/ HND/ HNC qualification. Good understanding of ITPs and quality assurance process. Should have good leadership skills and understanding of construction practices.
Must have a minimum of 4 years setting out experience working on infrastructure projects including highways, rail, and commercial buildings
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Due to the nature of the role a full UK driving license is essential and the successful candidate will be happy to travel throughout our Southern Region. A First Aid at Work qualification would also be desirable.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company car or car allowance
Company pension scheme (we match up to 6%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme and Free on-site parking
Employee Assistance Programme
'The Great Escape ' - leaving work early every Friday!
Company social calendar
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.