Senior / Project Engineer

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior / Project Engineer who is based in Cumbria and has the ability to work in a dynamic environment to join our team

Job Description

Responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Understand and interpret the drawings and specifications
  • Provide engineering expertise and support to the project team
  • Monitor works in progress
  • Check setting out as required
  • Provide progress information to enable the commercial team to review
  • Report any deviances from survey to project/contracts manager
  • Implement and monitor all systems and procedures and ensure effective operation
  • Ensure effective communication to all parties
  • Utilise company ICT systems currently in place
  • Maintain awareness of DSD Construction and safety requirements and standards
  • Proactively keep up to date with the current and changing status of the project
  • Maintain comprehensive and accurate records for archive
  • Input into site activities where appropriate and required
  • Offer support and advise on problem areas
  • Proactively contribute to effective teamwork
  • Identify training and development needs of self, and others as identified
  • Support training and development needs of others
  • Provide technical advice and support
  • Maintain a professionalism throughout and be a reliable point of contact on engineering issues
  • Improve on and develop customer relationships
  • Ensure effective communication with relevant parties
  • Promote and present a professional DSD Construction image to suppliers and clients
  • Monitor and report on performance
  • Build effective relationships to establish two-way dialogue
  • Ensure a working environment exists which encourages teamwork
  • Influence and support to innovate and achieve optimum solutions
  • Provide key information for the commercial team on re-measures and claims
  • Monitor labour and sub-contractor activity
  • Involvement in method statement approval and monitoring compliance

Qualifications, training and technical knowledge

  • HNC/HND in Building Studies (or equivalent)
  • SMSTS (5 day course)
  • Qualified First Aider
  • Relevant CSCS card

Attributes and skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment contributing across a project, site or area
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate self and colleagues to perform
  • Good planning and time management skills; able to manage activities simultaneously within compromising on standards and quality
  • Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met
  • Ability to work with colleagues to contribute to project and operational performance
  • Sound knowledge of construction practises and standards
  • Specialist knowledge in civil engineering

Addition Information

Location: Cumbria, UK

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: Negotiable DoE

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