We are currently recruiting for a fantastic opportunity for a Scheme Controller/Site Engineer to join a Highways team working around the Stockport area. Paying a salary of £31,562 per annum and benefiting from 8 days paid bank holidays plus generous annual leave entitlement with a 5% Non-contributory pension.

This role will be responsible for site health & safety including all CDM requirements.

Previous highways and drainage experience is essential with detailed knowledge in estimating, costing and surveying.

About the role:

Actively monitor and manage sub-contractors and direct operatives, also the suppliers of goods and services to ensure that best value and service quality are consistently delivered.

Producing detailed programmes for delivering projects in a cost effective and profitable manner, improve efficiencies and ensure high standards of workmanship to predetermined standards and specifications are achieved.

Capturing and accurately recording all variations to the works information package.

Provide detailed financial analysis information for each project as and when required.

Working to NEC 3 and equivalent contracts, producing programmes of work and attending meetings with internal and external clients.

Direct report will be to the Highways Manager to ensure the operational delivery of the service meets with the requirements of any Service Level Agreements in place between the Company and its customers.

To explore new products, resolve customer enquiries and requests, actively pursue and tender for external work.

Ensure that all health, safety and welfare duties, requirements and responsibilities within the post holder’s remit are fulfilled to the required standards and to contribute to the active and robust management of health, safety and welfare across the entire Group and Company.

Produce accurate measurements, quantities and scheme delivery strategies whilst monitoring costs and expenditure against income.  

Capturing and accurately recording all variations to scope of the works information package.

To contribute to the implementation, development and operation of performance management and Quality Management Systems and report on performance, as required.  

To actively pursue and tender for external work by using current marketing and industry based forums.

Essential Skills & Experience

Must have NEC Contracts experience

Capital work projects including junction improvements, footways and highways

Must have worked in Civil Engineering with a highways background

Previous experience as Engineer or Quantity Surveyor or Project Manager or alike.

About The Benefits

£31,562 per annum

5% Non contributory pension.

7.30am -5pm, Monday to Friday 45hrs per week

Great annual holidays and benefits

Free Parking

If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please send your CV to Sophie@jobwise.co.uk


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