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DATE ADDED: Thu 13/06/2019

Contracts Engineer

London, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £30000/annum plus benefits package

Our client is a leading geotechnical, civils, ground engineering and specialist construction contractor in the UK. With an annual turnover in excess of £100m, the company offers cost effective value engineered solutions in various areas of this arena, including multiple disciplines and techniques to offer their clients a truly cost and value engineered solution bespoke to their specific project requirements.

Due to their commitment to sustainable, ambitious and profitable growth, our client is now seeking to appoint a Contracts Engineer for their London and South East operations. Reporting to the Regional Contracts Manager the successful candidate will have the day to day responsibility for the safe, timely and profitable delivery of a wide variety of projects and schemes, all running simultaneously at differing stages of completion. This will include managing a site-based workforce and team, and resolving any technical, operational and commercial issues pertaining to a wide variety of projects undertaken throughout the region. Individuals from a geotechnical, ground engineering, specialist civil, groundworks or earthworks background looking to pursue a career within project and contracts management of complex and varied schemes are encouraged to apply for this position.

The Role

* Plan contracts in conjunction with other regional Contracts Engineers, internal departments, and subcontractors in accordance with company policy

* Take responsibility for all assigned contracts, including the review of estimates and designs, and leading projects with the client from receipt of order to final completion

* Attend pre-contract and regular site meetings with the client, client's agents and key sub-contractors (internal and external) to ensure the smooth running of contracts, and ensure accurate records of these meeting are produced

* Inspect works in progress to ensure conformance to QA procedures and specification, and schemes are delivered in accordance with the correct design procedures / specifications

* Ensure HSEQ plans are prepared for contracts in accordance with company policy

* Attend regular meetings with the Contracts Team to report on projects, and provide proposals and recommendations to enable you to carry out the above duties

* Provide technical and operational input into estimates for varied schemes

* Assist in the preparation of proposals during the pre-tender phase as required

* Ensure the commercial team is provided with all relevant information, documentation and instructions to support contract variations

* Carry out tool box talks as required

* Ensure all projects are planned and executed in accordance with company policy, whilst maintaining and improving the professional and progressive image of the company wherever possible

The Person

* Possessing a proven track record in a contracts, projects. Site engineering role from within any area of geotechnical, civil or ground engineering which can be either contractor or consultancy based

* To ideally have assisted in the development and delivery of projects with a diplomatic and pragmatic approach, but also with a hands-on attitude to clients, sub-contractors and team management

* To possess first-hand exposure to various technically complex and challenging contracts and therefore able to demonstrate a tenacious, lead from the front approach

* To have experience of a variety of projects including multi discipline techniques

* Must possess a solid understanding of all stages of the project contracting process, coupled with the ability to manage and develop yourself both technically and commercially

* Good levels of experience at pre, in-situ and post contract stages

This challenging and exciting opportunity requires an individual with a technical background and demonstrable project delivery experience within the above mentioned sectors. An attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer, along with career progression and security of work given the company has a clear and defined commitment to growth
Role: Contracts Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London, London,

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