Site Engineer

Date Posted: September 13, 2021

Deadline: October 13, 2021

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                                                                   JOB SUMMARY
Site Engineers work chiefly on construction projects. They form part of construction management and use their skills and expertise to guide crew members and ensure the successful completion of a project. Site Engineers frequently liaise with clients and negotiate with vendors and suppliers to secure the best deals.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing parts of construction projects.
  • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors.
  • Setting out, leveling, surveying the site and organizing facilities.
  • Checking plans, drawings, and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
  • Supervising contracted staff.
  • Ensuring projects meet agreed specifications, budgets or timescales.
  • Liaising and communicating with clients, subcontractors and other professional staff, especially quantity surveyors and the overall project manager; regularly providing progress report.
  • Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives.
  • Preparing site reports and filling in other paperwork.
  • Liaising with quantity surveyors about the ordering and negotiating the price of materials, making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project.
  • Ensuring that health and safety and sustainability policies and legislation are adhered to.
  • Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.
  • Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant.
  • Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect.
  • Liaising with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws.
  • Planning the work and efficiently organizing the plant and site facilities in order to meet set deadlines.
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise

COMPETENCY AND TECHNICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS

The Prospect must demonstrate:

  • Commercial awareness – an understanding of how your actions can affect the profitability of a project.
  • Communication skills; written and verbal, 
  • Technical and excellent IT skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Organization skills and a methodical approach to work.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Strong team working skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Knowledge of relevant building and health and safety legislation

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION:Bachelor’s / HND degrees in civil, construction or building Engineering/technology.  
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:. Minimum of 4-7 years’ experience in construction and site engineering.
. Must be COREN certified.  
PERSONAL QUALITIES. Resilient, intellectually flexible individual with solid business acumen, perseverance and strong interest in further developing client and market knowledge.
. A strong work ethic with a positive, ‘get-it-done’ attitude.
. Honesty, integrity and commitment to the common goals and values of the Firm.

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