Senior Engineer

Joseph Gallagher Ltd is the leading UK based Civil Engineering & Tunnelling sub-contractor, growing significantly in the last 37 years into an international business. We have an award-winning reputation, industry leading safety culture and have had the privilege to be a part of some of the most critical infrastructure projects taking place today.

JGL have an exciting utilities enabling works package on the HS2 Old Oak Common Station and are looking for a Senior Engineer to join the team. 

The successful candidate will need to have the ability to produce, manage and drive Quality on each project as well as the ability and confidence to raise, discuss and resolve engineering issues on site, and with design engineers. The project that you will be involved in will involve works on  Thames Water assets but would be focused upon infrastructure-based project with Tunnelling site enabling. Type of works include open cut, live sewer and heavy civils. 

As the Senior Engineer, you will be required to:

-  Oversee safe and efficient operation of works, ensuring they are produced to quality standards, to plan and to meet budget with due protection for the public and environment.

- Identify, raise, discuss and resolve engineering issues on site, through liaison with the wider JGL team, the JGL design team and the Client. 

- Prepare technical queries for submission to the Designer and Client.

- Prepare risk assessments & method statements (RAMS).

- Supervise health, safety and welfare, ensuring high standards are maintained and that the site works are undertaken in compliance with the RAMS. 

- Ensure and enable start of shift briefings to work force and site inductions

- Manage quality assurance procedures to ensure high standard of works are achieved, including preparation, maintenance, inspection & test plans and ensuring works compliance.   

- Manage/coordinate setting out by the Site Engineers.

- Maintain site records for progress against programme, labour, plant, materials, as-built etc and assist with progress reporting, reporting of safety incidences and contract variations.

To be successful in this position the Senior Engineer you must have:

- A Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.

- Setting out experience.

- Background working on highways and heavy civil engineering infrastructure projects, covering utilities, deep drainage or waterworks.

- Experience of working for a tier 1 or tier 2 contractor within Civil Engineering or Utilities in the UK.

Please note this role is working a 247 rolling shift pattern inclusive of night shifts

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We strive to create a team environment ensuring that; health safety, quality and wellbeing are part of everyday work conversations. 

Our Core Values and Behaviours guide and inform how we work, individually and as team.


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