Project Engineer

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Project Engineer

Advance TRS Construction are partnering this major main contracting group to identify a Project Engineer to join their southern based regional team. The role is to target a Structural Engineer to join the management team on a £100mn + pharmaceutical campus in Surrey.

Role purpose:

To be responsible for all engineering and technical matters ensuring that best practice is set, achieved and maintained at project level during the preconstruction and construction stages.

This will involve working alongside the Design and Project Managers, whilst reporting back to the Engineering Manager.

Key accountabilities:

Pre-Construction Stage

  • Assist the Engineering Manager in preparing technical sub consultant appointments.
  • Complete a full technical review and evaluation of all civil, structural and facade information received during the tender phase
  • Assist in the preparation of technical submittals for inclusion in tender proposals
  • Assist in identifying risk and promote strategies and alternative methodologies to mitigate
  • Assist the planner in the preparation of a construction methodology which is to include design and procurement
  • Assist in the preparation temporary and permanent works outline design solutions, scope and brief
  • Promote innovate solutions to develop work winning strategies at tender stage
  • Identify Value Engineering opportunities
  • Fully contribute to the tender process including attending tender launch, adjudication and tender settlement meetings
  • Attend tender presentations and interviews if required

Construction Stage

  • Act as Temporary Works Coordinator if necessary to meet project requirements.
  • Assist the design manager in the production of a design programmes and information required schedules
  • Review package scope of works and advise on work package content suitable for tendering.
  • Evaluate tender returns for compliance
  • Ensure applicable statutory approvals are followed as site works commence and during construction to ensure compliance
  • Manage the site engineering function at project level.
  • Manage external temporary works designers
  • Assist in the release and review of information from sub-contractors and designers to meet the construction programme. This will include method statements and design information.
  • Assist the Engineering Manager to complete a full technical review and evaluation of all civil, structural and facade information received during the construction phase in relation to buildability, alternative materials, coordination with interfacing sub-contractors and the like
  • Attend design and sub-contractor meetings as necessary on all technical matters.
  • Carry out regular site inspections on structural works as dictated by the Project Manager to ensure compliance with the construction management system.

Post Construction Stage

  • Assist in the preparation of post completion lessons learned appraisals related to engineering aspects of projects.
  • Assist in the resolution of any defects where engineering solutions are required.
  • Investigate defects, complete reports and recommend solutions

Skills & experience

  • Strong industry experience and presence with an engineering or construction background.
  • The candidate will typically have undertaken a similar role in a similar sized business for a minimum of five years and be working towards becoming a professional qualified Engineer
  • The candidate will have demonstrated a sound approach to managing the engineering process across a wide spectrum of construction projects
  • The ability to have multi project experience covering more than one scheme at any one time, covering new build, refurbishment and fit out across recognised sectors.
  • Experience of technology based tools and methods such as BIM and CAD systems is advantageous.
  • Take lead role as Temporary Works Coordinator during pre-construction or construction as business needs dictate.
  • Ensure engineering compliance with the Construction Management System and provide input for continuous improvement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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