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Date Added: Mon 13/11/2023

Section Engineer / Tunnelling Engineer

Swindon, SN1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Section Engineer

The Role:

The purpose of this role is to provide site engineering duties to a number of projects within the region. The Site Engineer will establish the level and survey control for contracts and set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

Key Responsibilities:

Health, safety & environment

* Promote the Barhale Cardinal Rules and establish safe working cultures and practices

* Comply with company procedures and legal obligations

* Promote and comply with environmental compliance

* Deliver the works safely


* Promote best practice

* Comply with company procedures

* Ensure work is delivered defect/snag free

* Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities

Site engineering

* Establish the level and survey control for contracts

* Set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring checks are carried out on a regular basis

* Ensure that records are accurate and comply with organisational and legal requirements

* Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise at any time

* Produce procurement schedules for the jobs and liaise with our procurement department to ensure the site has adequate resources to complete the tasks

* Produce ITPs and Task Briefings

* Produce 2 week look ahead in conjunction with the Site Agent

* Produce Site Diaries and Allocation Sheets

Key measures & targets:

* Accurate and timely setting out of the works

* Timely handover of works and Quality records without outstanding defects

Key relationships:

* Develop good working relationships with the site workforce and the customer's technical representative

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all the following criteria:


* Previous experience in setting out on civil engineering projects

* Experience in deep water Infra Civil Engineering, including deep and trenchless drainage

* Competent in the management of Temporary works

* Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations

* Fully conversant with the use of robotic total station or EDM instruments

* Degree qualified/HNC (or equivalent) in civil engineering

* Excellent communication skills

* Competent in management of information controls and RFI process to consultant




• Experience in using AutoCAD and MS Office • MEICA experience • Underground service detection • Lifting Appointed person • NRSWA Supervisor • Confined spaces Medium Risk • Temporary-works co-ordination • Cable avoidance training • First aid training • NEBOSH or IOSH

The salary is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the overall package are to be discussed if selected for interview
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