Section / Senior Engineer

Location: M11 - Chigwell Compound

Due to increased workload, we are now recruiting for an experienced Section or Senior Engineer for our Highways Division working from our M11 Compound. This is a permanent role and there will be a need to work nights (8pm to 6am) and weekends when required. The main purpose of the role is to progress the construction process and assist in delivering the project.

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.
Train, manage and mentor junior engineers.
Manage sectional setting out requirements on site.
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 and have a CSCS card in the appropriate discipline and have a BSc/ HND/ HNC qualification.
Must have a minimum of 4 years setting out experience working on infrastructure projects including highways, rail, and commercial buildings. Good understanding of ITPs and quality assurance process. Should have good leadership skills and understanding of construction practices.
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 Highways Division.
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
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career
"The Great Escape" - leaving work earlier on a Friday


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.