• Project Engineer

  • Senior project manager
  • Permanent - Full Time Hours
  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • Details on request
  • Northern Line Extension – Nine Elms

     

    Our Northern Line Extension project is looking for a Project Engineer to take on the challenge of the Nine Elms station box & associated works. This is an opportunity to join a major project circa £500m in total value. This element of the project is based a mere 10 minute walk from Vauxhall station. The individual will require excellent technical & communication skills and will be responsible for the technical delivery of the works reporting to the project manager. A project engineer for Laing O’Rourke on this type of project will typically have 8 years experience in major civil engineering projects working for major clients, and will be expected to manage the technical aspects ranging from heavy reinforced concrete through to fit out and ensuring all elements are assured to the clients requirements.

     

    Title:                 Project Engineer

    Reporting to:     Principal Engineer / Project Leader

    Qualification:     BEng/MEng Civil Engineering Degree or equivilent

    Professional Qualification: Chartered Engineer, Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE) or significantly progressed toward.

    Description:      A project engineer would be able to be technically responsible for a construction/civil engineering project. They would manage and supervise between 2 and 4 senior engineers.

     

    Key Responsibilities & Objectives

     

    Safety, Health, Environment & Sustainability

    • Ensure that all site operations are controlled by safe systems of work defined within internally and externally approved method statements, risk assessments, task sheets and procedures.
    • Ensure that project environmental procedures are implemented to satisfy contractual environmental obligations and any necessary third party consents and approvals.

     

    Dimensional/Spatial Control

    • Assist and support senior engineers to ensure dimensional and spatial control is managed and maintained according to company procedure and best practice.

     

    Workmanship, Quality, Inspection & Testing

    • Responsible for overall quality management, ensuring established best practise procedures are observed
    • Ensure engineering team manages and follows established quality procedures, and inspection and testing plans
    • Assists senior engineers with this as per their job role

     

    Information, Change Control & Records

    • Ensures an appropriate design change system is implemented, eg Request for Design Change (RDC), Site Instruction (SI)
    • Checks and approves / gets approved subcontractor drawings and information
    • Implements company standard procedures / technical information and ensure its use where appropriate eg  Risk Trades Bullet Points
    • Ensure information is available to enable efficient procurement of materials and subcontractors, and for the construction of the Works
    • Ensures that contractor designed elements are approved by the main design consultant Implement the Materials Appraisal Form (MAF) approval procedure for contractor designed elements

     

    Permanent Works Materials, Products, Plant & Systems

    • Sets up systems to manage the approval and testing of the materials, product, plant and systems (including where this requires off site monitoring) such that they comply with the contract requirements
    • Works with procurement to ensure the most appropriate materials, product, plant and systems are purchased for the project ensuring programme delays are avoided
    • Establishes a wastage process (including site damage and that targets the most costly items) for materials, products, plant and systems

     

    Construction Methods, Practices and Innovation

    • Assists and supports senior engineers with this as per their job role
    • Ensures best practise is followed to provide engineering solutions to projects
    • Knowledgeable of the common technical issues and able to manage measures to mitigate these.
    • Sets up systems to manage the approval and testing of the materials, product, plant and systems (including where this requires off site monitoring) such that they comply with the contract requirements
    • Works with procurement to ensure the most appropriate materials, product, plant and systems are purchased for the project ensuring programme delays are avoided
    • Have a broad based and sound technical knowledge of the construction sector, including, DfMA, pre-fabrication and off site manufacturing, building structures, fabric and envelope

     

    Temporary Works/Systems & Cranes

    • Holds a valid Construction Plant Competence Scheme card (blue “experienced worker” card) for Appointed Person (AP), and carries out the role of Appointed Person when required for Complex Lifts or Man Riding
    • Prepares detailed design briefs so that design is right first time
    • Approves temporary works designs prepared by others amending and improving as required
    • Carries out the role of Temporary Works Coordinator TWC for projects involving complex temporary works ensuring compliance with company procedures

     

    Design Process, Coordination and Management

    • Uses digital prototyping (3 and 4D) to advantage in the design process
    • Works with the designers inputting construction experience, preferred methods and build-ability so that designs suit preferred methods and are buildable
    • Works with the designers such that the design deliverables are produced and delivered to programme
    • Checks design output to ensure information is clear, achievable, buildable, conforms to preferred methods and is available to enable efficient procurement and construction of the works

     

    Permanent & Temporary Works Design

    • Works in a construction environment (rather than a design environment) and uses their knowledge and skills of design to inform their decisions eg to make suggestions when asking Technical Queries (TQ) or Requesting Design Changes (RDC)

     

    Engineering Knowledge – Capture, Sharing & Using

    • Provide value engineering in determining the best solutions to engineering problems.
    • Have overall responsibility for all technical aspects of a project considering innovations and technical developments and providing feedback on successes and problems encountered, where applicable.