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Section Engineer

Zoek Pin Rotherhithe, Greater London, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 7 days ago

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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