• Senior Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Middlesex
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(06/06/2018 11:50)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    The eight₂O Alliance is a grouping of industry leaders working in collaboration to design and deliver essential improvements to Thames Water’s ageing infrastructure. The multi - £billion contract will be delivered by the 8-partner Alliance which includes two design and build Joint Ventures. Costain’s JV will be predominantly delivering projects in the Thames Valley and Thames South Regions. There is a mix of Waste Water Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure, and Water Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure projects across the framework. 




    What will I be doing?

    • Communicate with Key Alliance partners and subcontractors
    • Develop scheme Health, Safety and Environmental Management Plan (HASEMP Take a lead in the establishment of the site and overall delivery of the project supporting the team & management as required.
    • Keep accurate site records identifying any variances or issues and provided feedback to line managers.
    • Assist in project design co-ordination and distribution of documentation relevant to the site works.
    • Hold specific site based responsibilities as determined at project level, typically permits to work. 
    • Be willing to hold site based co-ordination and subcontract manager roles relevant to your knowledge & experience as determined at site level, or as defined by the project management team.
    • Support other team members to ensure liaison between the different site disciplines and subcontract managers is free flowing and works are co-ordinated effectively.
    • Assist & support in the preparation, implementation & maintaining of formal QA / QC documentation on site including Inspection Test Plans and Check sheets.
    • Assist & support in the completion & co-ordination of regular mandatory & regulatory inspections for the project as directed, including SHE, LOLER, PUWER etc.
    • Assist in development, monitor & report on 5-6 week look ahead schedules inclusive of the supply chain and other stakeholders.
    • As required, prepare or approve and then implement Risk Assessments & Method Statements for directly resourced works.
    • Plan and procure materials & plant as required for works on site as required and ensure efficient use / stocks are maintained provide feedback and identification of any issues in a timely manner.
    • Manage direct reports, reviewing their performance, duties and support their development
    • Ensure that all engineering, measurement, sub-contract works are undertaken in accordance with the conditions and requirements of the contract.
    • Promote continuous improvement in everything undertaken and share good practice within the project, back to Costain centre and to the wider industry.
    • Attend / arrange weekly co-ordination, progress and programme / resource meetings as required
    • Monitor and drive SHE performance, ensuring all health and safety regulations are adhered to
    • Play a key role in the management and communication of change control

    About you

    • Degree/HNC level qualification in a relevant engineering subject
    • Understanding of engineering principles
    • Technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices.
    • Design Management experience
    • Frontline and project supporting roles available.
    • Relevant CSCS Card
    • Ability to take charge of section of large site or sole responsibility as Site Manager for a smaller site.

    Desirable (the ideal)

    • Temporary works coordination experience, confined space working, lifting operations, scaffold management.
    • Civils and Commissioning phase experience
    • Hold or be working towards APM Introductory Certification 

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.  


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.




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