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Section Engineer (Rail - Tier 1 Contractor - 4 Month Contract) - East London

Professional & technical Vacancies East London - Section Engineer (Rail - Tier 1 Contractor - 4 Month Contract) - East London

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  • Location:
    East London
  • Industry:
    Professional & technical
  • Type:
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Hourly Rate:
  • Qualifications:
    CSCS (Black/Management), First Aid at Work (3 day course), Temporary Works Passport, HNC, HND, BEng
Vacancy Description:

This is a great opportunity to join one of our leading clients, an £800m turnover Main Contractor specialising in large scale civil engineering projects. Our client boast a long track record in all aspects of civil engineering from major infrastructure projects in the water, road and bridges sectors to specialist expertise in structural solutions across a variety of sectors in the UK. Together we are looking for an experienced Section Engineer to join the team on a four month contract, specifically working on a train station remodelling scheme in East London.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of project work on rail, roads and civils packages.

Responsibilities will include:

- Management of site teams and project office staff; reporting directly to Senior Project Manager
- Responsible for production of all Health & Safety documentation and quality paperwork
- Implementation of design schedules, drawing registers, TQ registers, change registers etc
- Delivery of weekly main programme updates and weekly look-aheads
- Design, submission and acceptance of Value Engineering options
- Full resource planning, including forecasting labour flow and material/plant management
- Monitoring/control of actual costs vs accepted cost plan
- Responsible for team of Site Engineers
- Sub-contract management (including scope of works, commercial and contractual management, and budget control)
- Coordination of sub-contract designs
- Liaison with architect and designers to resolve design issues, providing design solutions where required
- Temporary Works supervision

Skills and Experience:

- Applicants will have a proven track record of working as a Section Engineer on high profile rail schemes
- CSCS / PTS card and have a minimum of 8/10 years site experience
- SMSTS and First Aid will be an advantage but not essential

If you feel this opportunity could be for you, please email your CV to James Darby at the email address

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