Chief Engineer - Main Contractor

Logical Personnel Solutions
From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum (plus car, pension and health)
30 Sep 2017
28 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a renowned main contractor who are seeking a Chief Engineer to work in conjunction with the Site team to ensure construction is carried out accurately; that quality is maintained; records are kept; abortive or defective work is avoided and that satisfactory progress is achieved.


Assist in the preparation of ‘as-built drawings’.
Establishing effective systems to record work completed updating the Project Quality Plan accordingly.
To assist in managing systems to enable the progress of work to be reviewed against time, quality, dimensions and quantity.
Assist in the recording and testing of workmanship and materials, i.e., drainage, concrete, piling, brickwork etc.
Provides engineering support to ensure technical problems are overcome and technical queries are answered.
Responsible for setting out works constructed within allowable tolerances.
Regularly checking the setting out points and benchmarks and checking that all setting out instruments and measuring equipment are delivered to site with a calibration certificate and recorded accordingly.
Ensures workforce understand setting out information has been identified as suitable for the type of work being carried out.
Assist in the preparation of sketches for distribution on site, ensuring clear communication channels are in place for effective understanding.
Responsible for providing and maintaining setting out and dimensional control, to ensure accurate construction of the work.
Record instructions.
Maintain drawing register.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

Experience within a similar position
Excellent organisational skills with a positive can do attitude.
Hold relevant qualification at HNC, BTEC, NVQ 4 or equivalent.
Willingness to travel within the local area and on a regional or national basis as and when required.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established main contractor. To register an interest please apply or call James Davies on 0114 287 0464.
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