Section Engineer

Location: Birmingham


Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting for a Section Engineer to work on one of their two sections of High Speed 2 in Birmingham. Based on the UKs most prestigious infrastructure project, the Section Engineer will be responsible for major earthworks, drainage and heavy structures including bridges and viaducts.


  • Allocate tasks to Site Engineers and supervise the task completion.
  • Ensure the Inspection and Test Plans, and Quality Check Sheets are completed as soon as the checks can be completed.
  • Oversee engineering requirements demanded in the delivery of a section of work or on larger projects, of a subcontractor, to meet the construction programme. 
  • Make effective use of document control to manage distribution of information.
  • Develop and Approve relevant procedures specific to their area of works.
  • In association with the Section Foreman, assess the plant and resource requirements to meet the demands of site and office-based works.
  • Approve method statements and risk assessments and ensure they are being followed throughout the works.
  • Ensure Site Engineers complete setting out in accordance with design.
  • Ensure Design Drawings are marked up to reflect works completed as the works are finished.
  • Liaise with other Section Engineers/Foremen to ensure any clashes on site are managed to ensure a smooth flow of work.
  • Regularly review procedures to ensure they are as efficient as possible.

Person Specification

  • Previous experience as a Site/Section Engineer is essential.
  • Degree qualified and working towards institute membership (ICE).
  • Experience in utilities, earthworks, heavy structures or drainage.

To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-ENG-HS2 to 

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