Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Section Engineer / Sub Agent - JKB/J11250 Glasgow   Ranging from 30-35,000 up to circa 42,000

New opportunity to join one of Scotland's largest Civil Engineering contractors with a solid reputation and a strong pipeline of works. As this is a new post this would suit an experienced Section Engineer looking for a step up OR a proven Sub Agent looking for a solid career move. Projects include major roads, structures, rail and there is also a role within their Minor Works Division so we are keen to hear from experienced civil engineers from a broad range of backgrounds. Main contracting experience is preferred.

The Role Involves:

Engineering Control
Section Engineer - complex Setting Out
Sub Agent - supervision of setting out
Overseeing junior engineers


- Produces a weekly programme and measures progress against KPI's
- Communicates weekly programme and targets to the workforce
- Monitors as-built programme and reports reasons for difference
- Liaises with subcontractors to ensure works undertaken in line with weekly programme
- Commercial
- Maintain an accurate diary, including dialogue with subcontractors
- Collates Weekly Measure information and monitors wastage against budget allowances / KPI's
- Labour and plant reconciliations
- Identifies items of additional work and raises the necessary notifications
- Works to specific terms, conditions and outputs of relevant subcontractors and suppliers

Health Safety & Environmental

- Prepare RAMS
- Prepares Temporary Works Briefs, monitor implementation
- Visitor Inductions
- Incident investigations to required standard
- Supervise and mentor junior staff


- Produces Activity Control Plans / Inspection and Test Plans and obtains approval
- Ensures that Site Engineers complete the required quality check sheets on a timely basis for the works
- Identifies, raises and actions NCRs within section.
- Identifies and raises Technical Queries with possible solutions.

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified in Civil Engineering with Strong knowledge of construction process in one or more of the following areas: Earthworks/Drainage, Pavement, Comms, Structures, Roadworks

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.

Job Reference:   J11250

Closing Date:     24 October 2016

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