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Section Engineer

Ref No. EMP463343
Location Chelmsford, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Section Engineer
Highways and Civil
£38,000 - £44,000 plus car and package
ASAP start


highways, civils

The Job

I am currently looking to speak with Section Engineers with a background in highways, structures, civil and infrastructure work to work on a highways improvement scheme in the Shropshire area.

Working for a tier 1 contractor, you will be responsible for:

Health Safety & Environmental:

  • Produce Method Statements and Risk Assessments and undertakes periodic reviews;
  • Prepare and raises Temporary Works Briefs, following up to ensure timely implementation;
  • Carry out Visitors Induction;
  • Contribute to production of Permit to Dig, including briefing to the workforce;
  • Carry out associated briefings;
  • Carry out Safety Inspections;
  • Hazard Identification and contribution to development of Safe System of Work;
  • Undertake and mentors less experienced staff in safety audits.

Engineering Control:

  • Check setting out by subcontractors as required;
  • The provision of sketches detailing access information;
  • Read and determine information from drawings, schedules and specification;
  • Coache junior engineers in the use of setting out techniques;
  • Liaise with statutory undertakers.


  • Produce Activity Control Plans / Inspection and Test Plans and obtains approval;
  • Actively uses the Specification for reference and coaches junior team members in using the Spec;
  • Maintain a comprehensive filing system of quality records aligned to the Project Quality Handover requirements;
  • Ensure that Site Engineers complete the required quality check sheets on a timely basis for the works;
  • Identify, raise and action Non Conformance Reports. Tracks close-out of NCRs within section;
  • Identify and raise Technical Queries (RFIs) with possible solutions. Tracks closeout of RFIs within section.


  • In conjunction with the subcontractor, produces a weekly programme and measures progress;
  • Monitors as-built programme and reports reasons for difference;
  • Liaise with subcontractors to ensure works undertaken in line with weekly programme;
  • Monitor access in conjunction with other members of the team and advises subcontractors.


  • Maintain accurate diary, including dialogue with external organisations (subcontractors);
  • Collate Weekly Measure information against budget allowances / KPI's;
  • Carryout a labour and plant reconciliation and supervises less experienced team members;
  • Identify items of additional work and raises the necessary notifications;

Work to specific terms, conditions and outputs of relevant subcontractors and suppliers

If this role is of interest, please contact Jack Gandy on 01489 884313 or email a copy of your CV to

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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