Project Engineer in Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Role: Project Engineer

Location: Birmingham

Duration: Perm

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 per annum + benefits

Summary of the Project Engineer:

I am currently recruiting for 12 Project Engineers to work on the HS2 project based in Birmingham in a permanent capacity.

Responsibilities for the Project Engineer:

  • On-site management of projects covering technical administration and commercial aspects of the project.
  • Liaising with plant yard over costs and damages.
  • Liaise with labour Co-ordinator to ensure that the sites have a sufficient labour force capable of carrying out tasks.
  • Prepare budgets to ensure that the job will return sufficient money and to ensure that there has been no shortfalls within the estimate,
  • Visit the site before the job starts to ensure the piling platform is sufficient and welfare facilities are in place, run through FPS
  • Prepare job specific contract plans / ITPs & RAMs
  • Liaise with plant yard to organise plant requirements.
  • Ensure concrete service is secured and trials carried out where required.
  • Organise sub contractors if required (setting out, excavators, muckaway, steel fixing etc.).
  • Liaise with purchasing on ordering materials for the various sites.
  • Liaise with clients keeping them up to date on site works and any changes in costs/extension of time/extra work.
  • Weekly costs recorded to ensure that the project is within budget.
  • Organise load and integrity testing of piles.
  • Monitor test cube results to ensure that concrete is within specification.
  • Assist Quantity Surveyors on final accounts and weekly values, liaise with them to ensure all changes, variations etc. are dealt with.
  • Ensure that all site work is carried out to high safety standards.
  • Ensure that rig instrumentation is working correctly and calibrated.
  • Check ground conditions are as assumed in the pile design calculations, if different refer to design department.
  • Keep up to date with all correspondence ensuring that we are working from the most recent drawings/design.
  • Produce Pile schedules from information taken from engineer drawings.
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress of works.
  • Taking handover information from the Estimator producing budget, communication plant and labour requirements to plant yard and labour resource manager.
  • Check that ground conditions are as assumed in the design calculations, if in any doubt refer back to design department.

Requirements for the Project Engineer:

  • Degree qualified OR equivalent experience
  • Good communication skills
  • IT literate
  • Previous site experience essential and within piling and foundations sector an advantage.
  • Good understanding of CFA, LDA, Secant and support fluid piling techniques.
  • Commercial knowledge awareness.
  • Basic understanding of geotechnics and pile design.

If you feel as though you are the right person for this Project Engineer role, then please apply with an up to date copy of your CV and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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