Senior Engineer

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Closing Date: 28/02/2024
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary TBC
Company Esh Group

Job Description

Overall Objective:

Control all day-to-day engineering activities on schemes within the General Civils Sector.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Appropriate civils qualification HNC/HND/ Degree 
  • Good IT skills – Including proficiency in CAD, N4CE/LSS
  • CSCS card 
  • Experienced in delivery of civil engineering schemes – value £100k – £5million
  • First aid at work certificate desirable
  • Temporary Works Supervisor 
  • UK driving licence, clean or low on points 

Health, Safety & Environmental:

  • Understands and implements Safe Methods of Work
  • Leads by example on Health Safety and Environmental 
  • Has a good understanding of H,S & E best practices within Construction
  • Maintains basic standards on site 


  • Demonstrates good technical all-round knowledge of Basic engineering principles
  • Can Mentor and develop Engineers/set example
  • Can provide ideas /troubleshoot across a range of projects
  • Shows examples of innovation and outside the box thinking with project benefits (cost/programme)
  • Can produce good quality As-built Surveys
  • Can produce technical drawings 
  • Can competently take off and produce Quantities (Tender through to Completion)

Programme and Progress:

  • Can plan and divide time between a range of different activities
  • Can identify activities where time can be gained 
  • Basic Understanding of Planning software
  • Understand and plan time to meet programme milestones

Personal Skills:

  • Conducts themselves in a courteous and professional manner
  • Is open and honest
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Encourages and supports other colleagues
  • Has a ‘can do / will do’ attitude
  • Good communication skills, keeps colleagues/peers informed
  • Remains focused and can work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Is open to new ideas and listens to others point of view
  • Can adapt their communication style to suit colleagues/client and customer
  • Can consistently make decisions in line with position and level of authority
  • Can take feedback on own performance and takes steps to improve this


  • Has a basic understanding of Contract requirements (NEC Cl31,32 and Cl 60s)
  • Maintains up to date and accurate records of measurement and quantities for direct and subcontract works to support commercial team
  • Can identify Early warnings and compensation events

Record Keeping/Progress Reporting:

  • Can prepare daily and weekly progress reports
  • Is familiar with the use of various project management systems for Key documentation Reporting
  • Can produce basic monthly reporting with regards to engineering aspects (Earthwork quantities etc)
  • Can report on the progression of Trainee/Engineers with regards to Engineers training plan deliverables


  • Maintains company quality assurance documentation for ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 systems
  • Has an understanding of Sector QA and demonstrates buy in by compliance 
  • Has ability to recognise defective works 
  • Ensures project team and SC supply chain deliver to standards (Lead by Example)
  • Ensure Engineering team are complying with Quality assurance records 
  • Can compile efficiently the necessary documentation to complete H&S File and handover documentation
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