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Site Engineer

Job Title: Site Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 208
Job Published: October 17, 2018 20:40

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Site Engineer to join our Construction London team on our £62m Stoney Street project – a new development over 2.54 acres creating 20,000 square metres of retail and office space. The revamp will include dozens of Covent Garden-style retail and fashion boutiques, plus an art house cinema and offices.

 

Key Accountabilities for the role include:

 

Provide base lines, grid lines and datum levels for controlling the setting out of the works
Read, interpret and understand Mechanical and Electrical drawings to co-ordinate builders’ work details
Take concrete cube samples, mortar cube samples and slump tests and organise the testing and distribution of the results internally and to the Structural Engineer
Supervise the work in progress and check operations comply with the working drawings and specifications
Report defective work to the Senior Engineer or Site Manager, raise 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 a site engineer with a general understanding of HSW and SHE policy and strong knowledge of information control, dissemination, record keeping and materials testing.

 

To be successful in the role you will have the ability to accurately use surveying instruments as well as the ability to read, interpret and understand technical drawings and sketches.

 

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).

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