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Section Engineer

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  BYLOR
Employing Company:  BYLOR

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Section Engineer


Hinkley Point C, Somerset


Key Areas of Responsibility:


Safety, Health, Environment & Sustainability



  • Produce and get approved method statements, risk assessments, task sheets to enable safe systems of work to be implemented, review methods with a view to making improvements.
  • Establish, implement and monitor environmental systems in order to comply with company procedures and to satisfy statutory regulations.

Dimensional/Spatial Control



  • Reviews how achievable, suitable and compatible the specified tolerances are & gets amended as required
  • Supervises, provides training and ensures competence of those carrying out dimensional control tasks
  • Provides advice and assistance in resolution of survey and dimensional control issues

Workmanship, Quality, Inspection & Testing



  • Ensures that pre-pour and post-pour quality checks are carried out and liaises with Quality Inspector.
  • Writes / Reviews ITPs
  • Ensures that sub-contractors quality procedures comply with quality requirements
  • Determines remedial actions for non conformances and ensures that these are approved and implemented
  • Ensure that NCR are satisfactorily closed out & that appropriate controls are applied to prevent reoccurrence
  • Produces construction / installation details which improve build-ability
  • Manages the production of quality assurance information for inclusion in the construction records
  • Takes responsibility for ensuring that company & project quality requirements procedures are implemented

Information, Change Control & Records


  • Ensures that up-to-date construction information is distributed to all relevant parties and used at all times
  • Disseminates construction information to sub-contractors, foremen and operatives
  • Sets up mechanisms to inform the engineering team of changes as they occur
  • Ensure that relevant as-built information is collected and collated, including NCR, RDC, TQ, etc.
  • Ensures that RDC forms are raised for all design changes that affect the Permanent Works
  • Interprets as-built surveys / installations are checked prior to construction of follow-on activities

Permanent Works Materials, Products, Plant & Systems


  • Ensures that the testing is carried out for materials, products, plant and systems on their project supervising testing and that this is carried out safely and to the specification
  • Ensure correct materials, products, plant and systems are used / installed in accordance with project specifications and manufacturer’s specifications
  • Where required prepare weekly programmes and monitor site progress against them. Produce productivity and wastage reports and the review of simple outputs against target costs.
  • Take off and produce requisitions for materials to be delivered to site ensuring compliance with the standards and specifications.

Construction Methods, Practices and Innovation


  • Evaluates alternative solutions to determine if they are more effective than current methods
  • Initiates 3D modelling to develop methods, clarify issues and resolve method related problems
  • Carries out value engineering; understands the financial and client implications of de-scoping and constantly strives to add value to our projects
  • Is instrumental in finding alternative solutions to existing methods and practices to improve productivity, quality or safety helping to create best practice
  • Develops site practice such that method statements are always followed

Temporary Works/Systems & Cranes


  • Produces design briefs for the temporary works in their area
  • Holds a valid Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) card (may be a red “trainee” card) for Appointed Person (AP), and carries out the role of Appointed Person when required for Basic & Standard lifts
  • Produces Lifting Plan and Schedule of Common Lifts and completes LOAF forms
  • Carries out the role of Temporary Works Inspector (TWI) for complex temporary works ensuring compliance with company procedures
  • Carries out the role of Temporary Works Coordinator (TWC) for projects involving standard temporary works is Deputy TWC for complex projects ensuring compliance with company procedures

Design Process, Coordination and Management

  • Assists project engineer with this as per their job role

Engineering Knowledge – Capture, Sharing & Using


  • Provide value engineering in determining the best solutions to engineering problems.

Skills / Knowledge / Experience Required:


  • Site experience
  • Understanding of civil engineering projects / complex projects
  • Experience of managing people in project environments
  • Degree in Engineering
  • Working towards CEng / MICE
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to present to team and co-workers
  • Builds an effective team
  • Ensures timely decision making, driven off data
  • Presents a professional image
  • Seeks to minimise waste in resources and materials
  • Demonstrates commitment to work to processes
  • Inspires, challenges and motivates others
  • Promotes the values of the project


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.