Section Engineer

Full Time Permanent

London Jobs Board

An exciting opportunity for a Tunnel Section Engineer has arisen on our Thames Tideway project.

Thames Tideway Main Works East is a £604m Costain-Vinci-Bachy joint venture (CVB) to provide a new sewage storage and transfer tunnel from Chambers Wharf to Abbey Mills (MNTLD) and a connection tunnel between Greenwich Pumping Station and Chambers Wharf (GRECT).

As the Tunnel Section Engineer, you will be responsible to the Tunnel Agent / Sub-Agent for the execution of your individual responsibilities.

* Provide professional & technical support to the project team and the staff under your leadership

* Manage and ensure compliance with all Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality (SHEQ) issues on site

* Act as the Emergency Person in Charge (PIC) for the shift where required

* Manage and control your section of the work according to agreed programmes, approved RAMS and ITP’s ensuring relevant QAQC records are taken and processed

* Conversant with all required documentation associated to the relevant section of work

* Working on an 10hr shift pattern with a 7 days on, 2 days off roster and every third cycle a 3 day break

About you

* Ensure construction is safely delivered to programme

* Construction is delivered within budgets and targets

* Assist in the personal development of all staff

* Successful experience as a site engineer in TBM works.

* Knowledge of construction procedures and working methods.

* Appreciate the need for temporary works and any outside influences affecting site operations.

* Understand, and check where necessary, all schedules such as reinforcement drawings

* Develop ability to monitor and interpret results and act on information.

* Understanding of geotechnical issues which can affect tunnelling

* Use your knowledge to plan routine jobs and determine the best process and procedure to mitigate key engineering and quality risks.

* PIC incident response understanding

* Experience in leading teams to deliver their best and development of junior team members

* Experience in TBM tunnelling ideally with Slurry machines

* Understanding of Slurry Treatment Plant principles

Qualifications & Training:

* Degree or equivalent level qualification in Civil engineering, Mining or Tunnelling

* At least 3 years in the role of Site/Tunnel Engineer

* SMSTS card

* CSCS Card

* TSTS and 6151 Training for underground access

* Working towards membership of a professional body (preferred)

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