• Senior Engineer

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(03/10/2018 12:05)
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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. 


    We are looking for a Senior Engineer wanting to manage their own sites.

    The initial scheme is to manage the replacement of a river overbridge and you will be joining a team with a portfolio of works which includes reservoir strengthening, upgrades to water supply sites and installation of river structures.

    What will I be doing?

    • Develop scheme Health, Safety and Environmental Management Plan (HASEMP)
    • To ensure works are constructed defect free
    • Ensure all works are undertaken with due regard to the needs of the local population within the immediate vicinity of the works and the general public as a whole
    • Manage, supervise and mentor the site team as appropriate
    • Ensure only adequately trained and experienced operatives are engaged on site to deliver the scheme
    • Adopt, maintain and promote cost conscious management through efficient use of all resources
    • Ensure realistic scheme programmes are prepared, reviewed and updated
    • Ensure method statements and risk assessments are prepared, reviewed, briefed and updated
    • Deliver site inductions and regular tool box talk briefings to all site personnel
    • Ensure all plant and equipment used is fit for purpose, only operated by suitably trained personnel and regularly inspected
    • Ensure all records for measurement and payment purposes are prepared promptly, in appropriate form
    • Keep line management appraised of potential problems and opportunities
    • Ensure all “as constructed” records are provided to the CDMC for inclusion within the Health and Safety File in a timely manner following scheme completion

    About you

    • Degree or HND in Civil Engineering
    • Recognised Civil Engineering/Site Management Qualifications
    • Health, Safety and Environmental Management (IOSH or Construction Managers Safety Certificate
    • Innovative
    • Valid Driving Licence
    • CSCS Site Manager Card
    • First Aid at Work
    • Understanding of Engineering Principles
    • Experienced Temporary Works Coordinator(CITB)


    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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