What we need:
We are currently assisting our client, a busy local authority in the Southeast, to find an experienced and reliable NEC4 Engineer to Supervise work being delivered on site by the council and their contractors. The work is an initial 6-month contract with likely scope for extension.
What you will do:
Your job will be supervise the delivery of engineering works on a number highway improvement and major new construction sites across the region. The work will be under NEC4 contract conditions so previous experience of working with this or NEC3 contracts is highly desirable.
What your responsibilities will be:
·Attend pre-start meeting with contractor, client, highway authority.
·Ensure the contractor complies with all pre-start requirements that are obligations of the authority. Maintain a full-time presence on site to monitor:
·Adherence of the construction to the design
·Suitability of any contractor-proposed changes
·Quality of the works
·Progress of the works
·Health and safety (including traffic management)
·Keep records of site operations and provide the client and consultants with advice in evaluating claims for extra work or works not included within the contract.
·Keep detailed records of works carried out by statutory authorities to aid the client's reconciliation of utilities costs.
·Liaise with the designers to clarify design/specification issues raised by contractor and/or client.
·Liaise with the contractor, the local authority, the client and the other consultants to ensure that any site-specific issues that arise which have the potential to impact delivery of the project in accordance with the technically approved drawings, or in accordance with the approved programme, are identified, suitable alternative solutions explored, and measures implemented, in a timely manner, ultimately reducing the impact of any such issues.
·Impartially review and report on any concerns, possible changes, or unforeseen conditions identified by the local authority and make recommendations to rectify the same.
·Monitor all testing and results and liaise with the local authority and the contractor to ensure all required testing is carried out by the contractor.
·Act as the interface with the client team.
·Check compliance with the technically approved drawings and specifications.
·Liaise with the approving authorities to ensure construction remains compliant with their adoption requirements.
·Provide advice to the client in relation to the issue of instructions for variations to the approved works; monitor the works progress against the programme.
What you will need to succeed:
·NEC4 desirable or NEC3 contract condition experience
·A good understanding of Highways Engineering and designs
·Ability to demonstrate Highways engineering experience on site
·General knowledge of Engineering, Highways and transport policies and associated legislation
·Good written and verbal communication skills
·Able to work without close supervision
·Ability to keep good work records
·HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering
What you will get in return:
Working in some fantastic locations and being paid £37.50 per hour OUTSIDE IR35, this will be an exciting opportunity for an NEC4 Supervisor to join a strong Highways Engineering team.
What you need to do now:
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Matt Ulysses at Carrington West on 02393 876013 for more information.
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