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Senior Quality Engineer

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Jay Cochrane

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 073

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


What we need:
Carrington West are looking for a reliable Quality Engineer with Highways and Piling experience to work with our client, a Major Contractor on a Major Highways schemes.
The client is seeking an experienced Quality Engineer to oversee all aspects of a project to completion, working alongside the Project Director to provide independent engineering and supervisory support to Highways schemes across Tyne and Wear.
Working for a Major contractor to National Highways covering a major highways scheme, you will be expected manage established site and contact systems to control the flow of engineering information between the company and client on a large live scheme.
Responsible for the performance of Supervisors and Engineers under your control, you will continually appraise and develop their skills, whilst generating and reviewing H&S paperwork and identifying engineering discrepancies within the works information to resolve these issues to ensure works are constructed with the full agreement of the Designer. A focus on QUALITY is essential here.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
·Plan and oversee all aspects of a project.
·Defining a project's scope and goals.
·Identify safe and unsafe working conditions.
·Planning and scheduling project time lines.
·Coordinating project staff.
·Resource planning and allocation.
·Quality assurance.
·Carrying out method statement and risk assessment.
·Managing project administration, including all documentation.
·Meeting budgetary objectives.
·Reporting regularly to senior management.
·Tracking project performance.
·Raise EWN's & Raise TQ's
·Organise resources (labour, plant, materials, sub-contractors) on each site to complete the work to plan and programme
·Ensure that all plant & machinery provided for the works is suitable for the tasks being undertaken  
·Ensure site related paperwork is completed and issued to the relevant department(s) on a weekly basis
·Monitor working hours, to ensure compliance with WTD
·Responsibility for performance of Supervisors and Foremen under their control and to continually appraise and develop their skills
·Coach and look after new starters, so that they become competent to work alongside a motorway or high-speed road
·Organise training of employees in the various skills required for execution of the works
·Annual appraisals
·Ensure that only trained personnel are used for the activities being undertaken
What you will need to succeed:  

To be considered for this opportunity, you will be an experienced Project Manager or Senior Project Engineer, with sound knowledge of the Construction, High speed Roads, Highways sectors and Piling works.
Those who can demonstrate good understanding of Piling, Civils works and Drainage on the High Speed network will be much preferred, with qualifications to include:
·HND / HNC qualified or equivalent (Civil Engineering or similar)
·CSCS Supervisor Card essential
·SSSTS or SMSTS essential
·A Temp-works ticket
·Competency with MS Project.
Works will be carried out onsite during the day, 5 days a week.
This role will move quickly and is unique opportunity to join a leading Highways and piling company. To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Jay Cochrane on 02393 876 073 to discuss.
If you feel that you are right for this role 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 roles 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 role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jay Cochrane at Carrington West on 02393 876073 for more information.
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