Vacancy details

Section Engineer

Location: Carlisle

Harker Substation

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow is recruiting for a Section Engineer to join our team delivering the civils work on a new substation.

Reporting into the Section Manager, the Section Engineer will also be responsible for ensuring that all works, including those of suppliers and subcontractors are coordinated to deliver on safety, quality and environmental objectives. Works include the delivery of roads, drainage, piling, concrete structures and earthworks



        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 heavy structures is advantageous


To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting IW-HAR to



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