Senior Engineer (Infrastructure Delivery)

  • Location Wigan
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 09.09.2020
  • published till: 09.10.2020

Senior Engineer

Salary  - circa  £47,500 depending on experience

We are seeking a dynamic and proactive Senior Engineer to join our Infrastructure Delivery team.  It's a hands on role working along side our consultancy, engineering teams and skilled operatives using innovative technology and designs on projects across the UK and Northern Ireland.   

Role Purpose:
To lead a small team of engineers, ensuring the design, planning and delivery conforms to the technical requirements.  Working closely with the Senior Supervisor and team to aid in ensuring projects are delivered; safely, to the right quality and within programme and budget.  The Senior Engineer will be expected to support, coach, and develop the skills of the team and seek ways to continuously improve themselves, the team and division.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, manage, coach, and develop the team including all aspects of people management (appraisals, employee relations, recruitment etc) to ensure that all team members have correct levels of competency and qualification to undertake their role

  • Ensure professional development plans and performance reviews are in place for all direct reports.

  • Provide mentoring to the Engineers’ and other members of the Infrastructure Delivery team as appropriate

  • Liaising with the client representative, designers, the RSUK Consultancy & Engineering Division over design issues/changes

  • Working closely with the Senior Supervisor in managing sections of the work for individual schemes, including planning

  • Accountable for ensuring records are kept for delivered material and to ensure all materials used on site are in line with the specification 

  • Carry out adequate checks on subcontractor materials as appropriate

  • Carry out assurance checks are required by the Principal Engineer

  • Establish and review of records; calibration documents and check registers for all instruments on site, including subcontractor’s instruments.

  • Keep accurate records for excavations, reduce dig, concrete pours, reinforcement etc.

  • Carry out and review surveys of completed works to record as-built conditions.

  • Assist in drafting and reviewing method statements and inspection and test plans, project quality plans

  • To comply with requirements outlined in environmental management plan.

  • Provide support to the engineering Manager with tendering work

Key Skills & Behaviours

  • Excellent understanding of current legislation, CDM 2015 and Network Rail standards.

  • Full valid UK driving licence

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of the development and implementation of quality management.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload

  • Coaching and leading others to support learning and continuous improvement

  • Good IT skills (Word, Excel, Emails)

  • CAD and 3D modelling skills - desirable

  • Good understanding of BIM technologies

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing

  • Surveying / setting out

Key Qualifications & Experience

  • HNC / HND Civil Engineering or higher or equivalent relevant experience

  • Member of the Institution of Civil Engineering (MICE)

  • 5 years rail industry experience in a relevant discipline

  • Experience of the management of programs of work, ensuring the project runs to schedule

  • Experience at stakeholder and contractor management, monitoring, dealing with subcontractors and finding solutions to problems that may cause delays or extra costs.

  • Demonstrable experience in supporting the site management team in creating a multi-skilled project team.

  • CSCS card

  • PTS including AC/DC

Flexible working hours
Work from home opportunities
On-site parking
Casual dress

RSUK welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or another irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Direct applications only - no agency applications will be considered


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