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Project Engineer

Job Title: Project Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG338
Job Published: August 08, 2019 10:07

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Engineer to be part of our Construction Midlands team, to manage the technical correctness of works' progression, including the supply and co-ordination of all technical information, including high quality Health, Safety & Environment files, on a mixed-use commercial project valuing in excess of £100m.


Key Accountabilities for the role include:


Understand the Bid Strategy and how this influences the project at hand
Interpret and produce drawings/sketches at the commencement of the works, showing setting out controls, site levels and grid locations of existing services
Schedule & prepare reinforcement & concrete take offs to suit site progress, including reconciliations
Seek to optimise returns to Wates by avoiding waste, inefficiencies and reworking as well as identify and act on opportunities to reduce cost and or add value to the project or business
Keep and maintain records for area of responsibility: Daily Diary, Inspection Records, As Built Drawings, Cube Results
Manages those under their control and work safely and economically by co-ordinating activities with others.

We are looking for a qualified Project Engineer with solid experience using EDM’s and Level equipment on previous projects, having successfully championed health and safety throughout.


To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator and team player with a positive and engaging approach.


A bit about us:


Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


Within the Group, Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality. We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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