• Senior Engineer

    Posted Date 5 months ago(27/06/2019 10:14)
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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.


    Smart Motorways ease any expedite traffic flow by converting the hard shoulder to a running lane and using new technology to vary speed limits in response to driving conditions.  Works will include installing a new ducted infrastructure system, installing overhead electronic signs and central barrier replacement work.


    Currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer to join the highways team to deliver the M1 J13-16 smart motorway scheme. Works scope as follows: Drainage, pavement, earthworks, vehicle restraint systems and retaining solutions including sheet piling and gravity structures

    What will I be doing?


    • Developing and reviewing safe systems of work
    • Managing site engineering team and delegating tasks
    • Programming and co-ordinating site activities
    • Daily and weekly co-ordination of sub-contractors
    • Ensuring compliance with safe systems of work
    • Ensuring all works comply with highways and project specification and drawings
    • Writing and reviewing Inspection and Test Plans for works (ITP)
    • Ensuring all works are delivered in accordance with approved ITP
    • Ensuring all activities on site are recorded through daily diaries and photographs
    • Raising technical queries relating to the design
    • Attend daily co-ordination and weekly planning meetings

    About you


    • Civil Engineering related qualification (HNC, HND, BSc MSc, BEng, Meng)
    • Previous experience delivering infrastructure projects in a site role
    • Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS
    • Other training such as work at height, IPAF, TWS, TWC, lifting appointed persons to be listed on CV.
    • Good written and oral communication skills
    • The ability to manage and control tasks
    • Experience in some or all: drainage, pavement, earthworks, vehicle restraint systems, retaining solutions

    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, 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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