Senior Engineer

Aberdeen, Aberdeen City
£24 - £27/hour DOE + Subsistence
16 Sep 2017
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join medium sized national contractor on a temporary post. The successful Senior Engineer will have previous experience of working on civil engineering projects and come from an earthworks/roadworks background. The successful candidate will also be dealing with back of house admin, RAMS and associated paperwork.

• Management and Supervision of Site Engineers and Foreman and subordinates on site
• Maintain good working relationship with employers key staff
• Ensure that specification, drawings, contract and sub-contract documents contain sufficient, accurate information of construction of the works to proceed in accordance with the programme and sequence of operations
• Ensure that works are accurately and clearly set out before work is programmed to commence
• Confirm in writing and verbal instructions from employer's staff and maintain a comprehensive record of resources employed
• Check works are completed as required by the specification in terms of dimension and quality
• Ensure that company policies for temporary works and safety are complied with and are applied within the section and that works are structurally safe
• Check weekly that resources are available to meet the programme, in liaison with the Project Manager
• Measure and record weekly the permanent work completed for valuation purposes
• Measure the work of sub-contractors weekly, control, measure and record work extra to the sub-contracts
• Supervise or execute the routine control of materials, both in quality and quantity

The Individual / Knowledge and Skills required

As a Senior Engineer you will have extensive experience in working on civil engineering projects in a similar role within earthworks/roadworks

• Ideally HNC/HND/Degree in a civil engineering discipline
• CITB – 5 Day SMSTS Certificate
• CSCS Card
• Must be a team player but also able to work on own initiative
• Knowledge of safety and environmental legislation
• Experience of using GPS