Section Engineer - Shafts

We are now looking for a Section Engineer to join the ALIGN project, working within the Shafts Team, who shall be construction 5 vent shafts across the span of the project.
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ALIGN is a joint venture between Bouygues, VolkerFitzpatrick and Sir Robert McAlpine, and is delivering the C1 package of the UK High Speed 2 line (HS2). Lot C1 consists of 21.6km of high-speed rail infrastructure in a rural environment. This will include a 3.37km viaduct, 15.75km twin-bored tunnel and five vent shafts handling both intervention and tunnel ventilation facilities.

We are now looking for a Section Engineer to join the ALIGN project, working within the Shafts Team, who shall be constructing 5 vent shafts across the span of the project.

The ALIGN Section Engineer is responsible for supporting the construction team with the technical and engineering aspects of the works, in particular:

  • Method Statements
  • ITPs
  • Programme of the works
  • Construction process
  • Engineering specifications
  • Set out and measurement
  • Quality control, certificate and compliance

The Section Engineer helps to create an efficient working environment, keeps production costs low and helps maintain employee morale. This Section Engineer, shall be working on the construction of our first Shaft, and then shall support the Site Engineers on the subsequent 4 Shafts.

The ALIGN Section Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Liaise with the client representative and designers over design issues/changes.
  • Assist the site management team to manage sections of the work/specific sub-contract packages.
  • Take responsibility for checking and keeping records of delivered material, to ensure all materials used on site are in line with the specification. To include adequate checks on subcontractor materials.
  • Carry out checks on the sub-contractor’s setting out.
  • Carry out checks for quality in accordance with the inspection and test plan throughout the contract and duly record.
  • Establish records; calibration documents and check registers for all instruments on site, including subcontractor’s instruments. Keep accurate records for excavations, reduce dig, concrete pours, reinforcement etc. and convey to commercial team
  • Carry out surveys of completed works to record as-built conditions.
  • Establish method statements and inspection and test plans.
  • Establish and monitor detailed programme with the aim of meeting the milestones of the Project general programme
  • Take reasonable care for the safety of themselves and of any other person who may be affected by what they do or fail to do at work
  • Co-operate with their employers or any other persons in the performance of their statutory duties

 

Skills & Experience

  • The post holder will be educated to degree or higher level or equivalent in a numerate discipline, typically an Engineering discipline. A lower educational level, typically HNC or HND may be acceptable where a very significant level of experience in a technical engineering role can be demonstrated.
  • Membership of an appropriate Professional body, typically Chartered member of Institute of Civil Engineering or an international equivalent professional status.
  • Demonstrable previous relevant experience within construction engineering, ideally with experience on the construction of shafts, and reinforced concrete structures. 
  • Experienced in the management of subcontractors. 
  • Experience of managing or assisting with the management of programmes of work, ensuring the project runs to schedule
  • Experience in managing or assisting with the management on site, monitoring, dealing with subcontractors and finding solutions to problems that may cause delays or extra costs.
  • Experience leading or assisting with the leadership of site teams and mentoring them to help built a solid project team.
  • Knowledge of the development and implementation of quality management. SMSTS Accreditation
  • CSCS card
  • Computer and language skills

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