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Senior Engineer

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Full time permanent
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Senior Engineer

Location: South Wales

Talented people are the key to our success

About us:

Would you like to work for one of the most successful and secure companies within the UK Construction and Infrastructure industry with a vision to be a market leader across all of the sectors in which we operate?

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners, ourselves, and our employees.

With talented people as the key to our success we operate a culture whereby personal and professional development are at the forefront of our efforts to attract and retain the best people in the industry.

General Description

Working within the DCWW Framework area covering the whole of the South Wales area, a colleague at this level will take responsibility for delivering specific tasks, goals and objectives. They will work under direction but will be able to work without day to day support. They are expected to work proactively and deliver defined tasks to an industry standard.


Summary of role

The Senior Engineer role will include carrying out and co-ordinating a number of tasks on multiple schemes throughout the project life cycle.

This will include surveys, design reviews, procurement, site installation, commissioning and handover to ensure safe, successful execution and completion of projects to defined timescales, quality standards and commercial objectives.

Responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Reporting to the Site Agent and Project Manager a positive, “can do” approach, determined to succeed, the Senior Engineer will be able to work on their own initiative and form part of a successful team.
  • Ability to communicate and manage relationships both internal and external.
  • Work with the Project Teams to produce and review project plans / programmes.
  • To ensure all projects are driven to provide the best value solutions, and delivered on time and within budgets.
  • Ensure all engineering designs meet required standards.
  • Regular site visits to monitor progress, identify and resolve problems and ensuring compliance with the programme.
  • To oversee all aspects of the project completion phase.
  • Review projects and close out reports with the Project Manager and identify the main issues for continuous learning and improvement.

Qualifications, training and technical knowledge

BTEC HNC Civil Engineering (appropriate course content)

Detailed knowledge of Civil Engineering

Commercial knowledge and understanding

Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures.

Morgan Sindall minimum standard requirements for the role.

Attributes and skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment contributing across a project, site or area
  • Good management skills, with the ability to motivate self and colleagues to perform
  • Good planning and time management skills; able to manage activities simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality
  • Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met
  • Ability to work with colleagues to contribute to project and operational performance
  • Sound knowledge of construction practises and standards
  • Specialist knowledge in chosen field

What's in it for you?

Below is a selection of benefits that are available to you at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure.

  • Generous holiday entitlement with the option to buy five days
  • Flexible and adaptable working
  • Family friendly policies and work/life approach
  • Mentoring programmes and continuous learning support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Recognition scheme and long service awards
  • Car scheme and Private Medical Insurance (if applicable to role)

We also provide the option to participate in our share-save scheme; discounts including cycle to work and gym membership; a support and advice service for colleagues and their families, and more.

About the Energy Water Team:

Our teams work within the energy and water sectors working helping customers them make the most of their existing assets as well as building new assets to continually improve the UK’s energy and water infrastructure. We do this by putting our customers first, using innovative ideas and challenging the status quo.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

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