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During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.
That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.
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We're looking for an NEC Site Supervisor/Project Engineer to join us in the Worcester/Birmingham area.The role itself will be focused around West Midlands Highways Schemes, however the individual will sit under our Major Programmes business unit so future opportunities could be available across the business.
The NEC Supervisor duties are:
To fulfil the Supervisor duties as described by the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract
To retain a ‘watching brief’ on behalf of the Project Manager identifying technical problems on site and reporting back to the Project Manager
To report the progress and the status of construction related quality and completion issues to the Project Manager
To manage the ratification of defects identified, including preparing schedules of defects and certifying rectification of snagging items
Maintain records and data pertaining to the progress of the works, including site diaries detailing materials, plant and labour utilised by the Contractor
Witnessing on-site testing and commissioning and keeping appropriate records of results
The Supervisor should also expect to attend when requested all relevant project, design and client meetings and produce a weekly NEC Supervisors report which includes progress and the status of construction related quality and completion issues
Ideally the applicant should be NEC accredited
HNC as minimum or equivalent qualification or relevant work experience in an appropriate discipline – civil engineering
Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including Construction Design Management (CDM) and Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) - preferable with IOSH & NEBOSH quals
Experience as a Construction PE, Field supervisor / work specifiers / CETS writer
Strong understanding of the need for Quality within the project environment and familiarity with the use and structure of Quality Assurance documentation
Must be well versed in the preparation of reports and information
Suitable relevant project experience within engineering/construction projects. This needs to include relevant experience in the design, installation and commissioning of equipment in a highly regulated, operational environment
Suitable relevant technical experience including the preparation of technical documentation, the review and approval of technical proposals and procedures, experience of construction, testing and commissioning activities
Experience of supervising and setting contractors/sub-contractors to work in their roles
Familiar with common engineering drawings and design documentation
Good organisational and time management skills
Excellent communications skills & interpersonal skills, including questioning for clarification and establishing of facts, observation and active listening
Ability to cope well under pressure & work within tight timeframes
Clear decision-making ability with the acumen to judge complex situations & assess when to escalate issues
Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Proficient in MS Office.
Fluent English – written & verbal.
NEC Supervisor Course
Membership of an appropriate professional institution
At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.
We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.
We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.
When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.
To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com
Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.