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Assistant Production Engineer

Job Title: Assistant Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 188
Job Published: September 26, 2018 10:37

Job Description

We have a unique opportunity for an Assistant Project Engineer to join our established Wates Construction team, supporting major projects throughout the North East valuing £30m and over. The purpose of this role will be to support the Project Engineer to ensure accuracy of works and components fit and quality control, as well as to communicate technical information to other members of the team.


Key Accountabilities for the role include:


Provide base lines, grid lines and datum levels for controlling the setting out of works
Interpret and understand Mechanical and Electrical drawings to co-ordinate builders’ work details
Carry out weekly checks on surveying equipment
Take concrete cube samples, mortar cube samples and slump tests and organise the testing and distribution of results to the relevant parties
Report defective work to the Senior Engineer and Site Manager, raising the necessary Defective Works Notice and supervise the remedial works
Raise RFIs to the Design Team to ensure information is available before work commences.

We are looking for you to be a recent graduate or someone who is career driven, as well as have some previous experience working within the construction industry. You will be CSCS certified and be flexible to travel to cover projects across the North East region.


To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator, keen to learn and have a positive, can-do attitude.


A bit about us:


Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


Within the Group, Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality. We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).