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Senior Engineer

Job Description

Building Careers UK are working with a National Civil Engineering contractor recruiting for a Senior Engineer to work on an Environment Agency flood alleviation project in Yorkshire.

Responsibilities and accountabilities

* Check the setting out of sub-contractors as required
* Provide information to enable the commercial team to review and interrogate sub-contractor analysis
* 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 health 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 professional relationship 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 image to the supplier in all dealings
* Monitor and report on supplier performance
* Build effective relationships to establish two-way dialogue
* Ensure a working environment exists which encourages teamwork
* Influence and support suppliers 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 and training

* Relevant industry qualification (HND/HNC/BEng or equivalent)
* Relevant CSCS Card
* SMSTS (5 day course)
* Qualified First Aider

Technical skills and experience

* Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage multiple projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
* Ability to deliver major projects and possess the organisational skills required to do so to demanding deadlines
* Ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others
* Good management skills, with the ability to motivate employees to achieve
* Excellent communications skills, with the ability to simplify complex concepts both orally and in written form
* Excellent negotiation and diplomacy skills and the ability to convince senior colleagues of the need to develop solutions to the benefit of the business
* Ability to clearly demonstrate high competence in areas of challenging, influencing and coaching
* Ability to use judgement and make decisions in ambiguous situations
* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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