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Graduate Site Based Civil Engineer (Civil Engineering) Havant Thicket Reservoir Project

Jones Bros Civil Engineering
Havant, South East, PO9 4ET
Closing date
Apr 30, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Junior Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We are seeking a Graduate Civil Engineer to join our team on a significant UK construction project as a site-based professional. This is the Havant Thicket Reservoir Project a large environmental project designed to safeguard water resources for the Southeast. You will be reporting directly to the Site Agent, Project Manager, and Contract Manager, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the management and delivery of the project.
In this role, you'll work within a flexible organisation where self-motivated and practical problem-solvers excel. You'll have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and experience through exposure to various matters in a supportive working environment.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Upholding high personal safety and environmental standards, ensuring all activities comply with the company's health and safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Interpreting engineering drawings and specifications accurately to ensure the precise construction of the works according to client requirements.
  • Conducting and ensuring accurate setting out and surveying of all aspects of the works.
  • Providing timely and accurate information to the site Works Management to facilitate the timely construction of the works.
  • Developing and implementing inspection and test plans.
  • Assisting in planning, measuring, monitoring, and reviewing contract progress throughout the project's lifespan.
  • Providing precise measurements for required materials and maintaining material reconciliation figures for reporting purposes.
  • Receiving materials, conducting checks, and ensuring material delivery tickets are passed on for cost coding.
  • Assisting in compiling as-built information and health and safety file documentation.
  • Preparing and submitting weekly progress reports for review by the Site Agent or Project Manager, for inclusion in the project's financial CVRs and forecasts to completion.
  • Assisting in the preparation of quality, environmental, and health and safety construction plans in a timely manner.

What we are looking for:
  • Degree or HND in Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrable leadership skills, and experience in a similar role is desired.
  • Strong computer literacy and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, CAD, LSS surveying packages. Further experience with Civils 3D and other 3D CAD packages is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Topcon/Trimble/ Leica machine control/calibrations, including set up/applications is preferred.
  • Attention to detail, ensuring maximum accuracy.
  • Understanding of surveying and setting out techniques using GPS and Total Stations.
  • Good commercial awareness with effective influencing and negotiating skills, as well as an aptitude for developing emerging and new client relationships.
  • Knowledge of current civil engineering legislation, Health & Safety, and Environmental legislation.
  • Highly developed professional communication and negotiation skills, including report writing, preparing business management documents, and presenting information in meetings with clients and other parties.
  • The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • The ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in both mathematical and diagrammatic form and handle several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Demonstrable ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines, supported by strong organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

More generally, we seek individuals who are committed, reliable, and possess a strong team-working ethic

REF-213 438


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