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Section Engineer

Due our continued work on the rail multi-discipline framework in Southern England (mainly Kent, Sussex and South London) we require Section Engineers to work throughout the region.

Your key activities will include:

  • Set a high personal example of safety and environmental behaviour.
  • Supervise chainperson, assistant and site engineers.
  • Monitor the work under their control to ensure that any unsafe work conditions and non compliance with company policies and procedures are promptly remedied.
  • Maintain good working relations with client / designer / RE, together with our supply chain.
  • Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques.
  • Ensure that the 3D information drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works. Formally request any missing information in sufficient time to allow the programme to proceed without delay.
  • Ensure that works are accurately and clearly set out before work is programmed to commence, allowing time for independent checking where required.
  • Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Confirm in writing, on the same day, any verbal instructions received from the client / designer / RE's staff and ensure that comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works are maintained.
  • Arrange formal checking of setting out and ensure check request form is completed.
  • Ensure reasonable survey book standards and daily diaries are maintained by engineers.
  • Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed and digitally recorded as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality.
  • Prepare 4 weekly programmes in conjunction with the section foreman, coordinated with overall site programme and ensure necessary resources available with sub agent / agent.
  • Monitor 4 weekly programme, mark up progress for review at the weekly site review meeting.
  • Prepare written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.
  • Keep a full and accurate daily site diary.
  • Carry out material take off and requisitions as requested by sub agent / agent.
  • Ensure all delivery tickets are cost coded and passed to accounts dept. for processing.
  • Ensure that testing / sampling of materials is carried out as required by the specification.
  • Order materials and maintain register of all orders.

Job Requirements
Your qualifications and experience should include:

  • Qualified to ICE Technician or Incorporated level or equivalent (preferred).
  • Successful experience at site engineer level.
  • Government legislation and Company policy on all matters relating to safety and environment.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods.

What do we offer?
In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we provide continuing development opportunities within a creative and considerate work environment.

BAM Nuttall is committed to equality of opportunity in all its employment practices, and to developing policies that support work-life balance.

Company Information
BAM Nuttall is focused on providing the highest professional standards in the civil engineering market, with emphasis on building strong, honest and long lasting relationships with satisfied customers. We have established an unrivalled reputation for delivering complex and challenging civil engineering projects that have played a significant role in shaping the infrastructure of modern Britain.


Section Engineer

BAM Careers
England, UK

Published on 22 Jan 2020