Surveying Engineer - Senior

Murphy Group
London, Greater London
Jan 18, 2022
Feb 07, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure.

Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power, Natural Resources, and Construction & Property.

Headquartered in London, we also have a number of related businesses - Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Urban Infrastructure; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. We are specialists in delivering pipelines; design; marine; structural steel; tunnelling; fabrication; bridges and piling; and invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant; equipment and facilities.

Murphy employs around 3,500 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as ‘One Murphy' by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success.

There's more to Murphy.
Senior Engineering Surveyor - North

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Engineering Surveyor to lead a team of surveyors based in the north of the UK. You will be joining a growing team of talented individuals in our pre construction design division.
You will be responsible to provide a cost conscious and safe engineering service and assists the Construction / Project Manager in construction operations

What you will be doing
* Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
* Supervise assistant and site engineers
* Assist with temporary works design schemes
* Take a personal interest in identifying, coaching and developing key staff.
* Monitor the work under their control to ensure that any unsafe work conditions and non-compliance with Company policies and procedures are promptly remedied.
* Maintain good working relations with client / designer / Team, together with our supply chain.
* Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques.
* Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works. Formally request any missing information in sufficient time to allow the programme to proceed without delay.
* Communicate with foremen and supervisors to ensure full understanding of information provided.
* Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant for the use in the construction process.
* Prepare written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.
* Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes/variations, subcontractors attendance, and records of work related discussions with client / designer / project team.
* Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality.

Who we are looking for
* Proven experience in large civil engineering projects.
* Ability to produce, implement and manage safe systems of work for construction procedures.
* Ability and confidence to communicate and present to Top Level Management, Senior level clients and public.
* An understanding of the commercial issues in undertaking a large scale construction project.
* Ability and confidence to discuss engineering issues with people across various levels and disciplines.
* Excellent knowledge of current civil engineering legislation as well as Health & Safety and Environmental legislation