• Site Engineer

    Job Locations UK-West Bolden
    Posted Date 1 month ago(18/12/2018 20:27)
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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.


    Approximately 1.1km apart, the A19 Testos and Downhill Lane junctions suffer from congestion, especially during peak times. Development of the International Advanced Manufacturing Park, will mean a long term increase in traffic at the Downhill Lane junction so the scheme will make major improvements to ensure these junctions are able to cope with increased vehicle numbers.

    We are looking for experienced Site Engineers to join the team starting in March 2019.

    What will I be doing?

    • Primary role is to provide engineering services 4 elements of the work e.g. piling, drainage, earthworks, pavements, concrete structures and the like.
    • Provide accurate and clear setting out for works before work is programmed to commence, allowing time for independent checking where required.
    • Monitor sub-contractors including reviewing their method statement and risk assessment.
    • Prepare risk assessments and method statements prior to work commencing.
    • Verify inspection and test plan or equivalent exists before subcontractors start work and that the relevant checks are carried out.
    • Ensure quality control and implement best practice.
    • Maintain high personal safety and environmental standards in accordance with company policies and report any standards on the site which are considered buy you as inadequate. Assist with development of site health, safety and environmental management plan (HASEMP) and ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with the HASEMP
    • Where required supervision of chain person, assistant engineers and work with section foreman.
    • Maintain good working relations with client’s stuff and designer together with our supply chain.
    • Ensure records are kept for work performed, problems experienced, average Labour force in each area, verbal communications to and from client, subcontractor and third parties.
    • Illustrate project environmental plan including rolling programs and review progress.
    • Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient accurate information for construction of the works. formally request any missing information insufficient time to allow the program to proceed without delay.
    • Regular calibration testing of instruments and recording of tests.
    • Reviewing drawings method statements and passing information on to the site supervisor and or Labour force.
    • Prepare and present records on progress and program.
    • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of 3 weekly programmed in conjunction with the section engineer.
    • Present describe toolbox talks.
    • Check schedule against drawings, liaising with designers over changes.
    • Confirm in writing cover on the same day cover any verbal instructions received from the client or designer and ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained.
    • Complete inspection and test plans as required by the project management plan/ specification, Including checks of dimensions accuracy and quality.
    • Maintain survey books as required by line manager.
    • Coordinate engineering works in line with program requirements.
    • Implement all quality checks.
    • Implement and manage works in line with requirements stipulated in the inspection and test plans.
    • Manage rebar deliveries through liaising with concrete subcontractor.
    • Keep comprehensive records of change and works on site.
    • Reconciliation of material usage and wastage.

    About you

    • HNC level qualification in Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering
    • Understanding of Engineering Principles
    • Extensive Technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices.
    • Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system, Primavera software).
    • Relevant CSCS Card
    • Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management

    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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