Senior Engineer

Job Details

Location: Cardiff
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 plus package
Sector: Civil Engineering, Construction, Build
Contact: Connor Brown
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 02920813331
Start Date: Immediate
Job Ref: SE/CB/2024


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Senior Engineer

Cardiff, South Wales

£55k – £65k plus package depending on experience

Sphere Solutions are currently looking for 2 X Site Engineers and 2 X Senior Engineers to work for a large tier-one building contractor on a permanent basis.

Responsible for:

Responsible for initiating and leading tasks and processes, taking responsibility and being accountable, where relevant, for the work and roles of others whilst exercising broad autonomy and judgement within broad parameters in their area of responsibility. Specialist learning involves detailed analysis of a high level of information and knowledge in an area of work or study.

Summary of the role:

To manage all aspects of engineering on a section/project to ensure the works are delivered to meet the client’s expectations generally working within larger teams or self-sufficient on smaller projects

Main Responsibilities:


  • Confidently makes decisions based on engineering judgment and with knowledge of the full range of impacts. Anticipates problems and proactively resolves them and delivers work beyond customer expectation
  • Has full knowledge of the Construction Drawings and Contract Specifications and requirements for compliance and accuracy
  • Manage the setting out process including primary and secondary stations Ensure engineering is undertaken accurately and that a robust checking mechanism is in place
  • Allocate Site and Assistant Engineers to specific tasks or sub-sections of work
  • Challenge provided information and the principles behind it and engages with Consultants to manage the development of engineering solutions and designs
  • Takes the lead in resolving engineering and logistical problems and takes a holistic approach to appraise options, considering project-wide impacts and opportunities for improvement
  • Carry out basic research to identify engineering systems from outside personal experience Facilitate the introduction and exploitation of new and advancing technology
  • Examine the technical aspects of Value Engineering and consult with the wider team
  • Evaluate success of completed work and propose improvements
  • When appointed, undertake the duties of the Temporary Works Coordinator, as defined in the company procedures
  • Write proposals and obtain approval of measures for correcting inaccurate/defective work

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Be aware of and understand the requirements of Health Safety, Quality and Environmental procedures and site plans including Minimum Safety Standards and support the implementation of these and conduct all duties in a manner consistent with these.
  • Manage subcontractors and suppliers to construct the works safely, being assertive in stopping unsafe working
  • Ensure that Task Control Sheets have been issued and are being followed
  • Anticipate risks of Environmental damage and formulate prevention strategies
  • Ensure that risk assessments and method statements are being produced/approved and ensure they are being followed throughout the works
  • Monitor and report on health and safety and incident management within the area of responsibility

Project Management

  • Familiar with the project life-cycle and able to contribute effectively at each stage
  • Develop construction methodology
  • Prepare Short Term Programmes for their areas of work
  • Fully aware of the resources required to effectively complete a section of work
  • Manage site activities to ensure works remain on budget and time
  • Manage all engineering activities related to their section of works

Financial Management

  • Provide input into the evaluation of technical proposals during Subcontract procurement
  • Understand the scope of works and attendances included in Subcontract orders, to support the management of subcontractors
  • Manage site reporting such as record sheets, site instructions etc.
  • Review Daywork Sheets and similar records submitted by subcontractors with the commercial team

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