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Senior Engineer

Posted: 2 Sep 2020 Closes: 2 Oct 2020
Oxford, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1860673526

We are looking for a Senior Engineer to join our Infrastructure Services Projects team on site in Oxfordshire. This is a key role in the delivery of our project, ensuring effective engineering management of all time, cost, quality & handover aspects of specific work areas, including managing all of the day to day activities on the specific project.

  • Manage all engineering activities including engineering control, setting out and providing direction to workforce and leading Quality control systems to ensure compliance with project design and specifications
  • Ensure the highest possible Health, Safety & Environmental standards are employed across all projects
  • Meet client expectations and ensure excellent communication skills with all project stakeholders
  • Be responsible for checking all sub-contractor and direct labour works
  • Review design and propose solutions by raising RFI's and communicating to relevant parties
  • Manage materials ordering and approvals
  • Work with the Site Agent in monitoring HSEQ aspects of the project including Project Health and Safety File
  • Assist managing the permit process including CAT scanning and issuing Permits
  • Keep accurate records including site diary, records of works activities, resource allocations and as-built information using AutoCAD
  • Input into collaborative planning for site work
We're looking for:
  • A good level of experience in civil engineering and workforce supervision including earthworks; drainage, structures and Highways
  • The ability to drive excellent relationships with contacts at all levels including clients, colleagues and sub-contractors
  • The ability to remain flexible in your approach to the role whilst embracing change and helping to drive that change through
  • Highly organised and able to juggle priorities, whilst multi-tasking for many stakeholders, and still remaining focussed on what's most important
  • Document review including the use of AutoCAD for planning and take off
  • Passionate about achieving an Injury Free Environment
  • Constantly focused on improving performance, doing everything to the best of your ability and making the best of every situation
Our infrastructure services team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of that is our work to operate, maintain and improve large parts of the UK road network. Whether you're involved in frontline operational work, design, project management or office-based services, every day you'll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people.

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us on if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.

We thrive through embracing differences because we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

This is an advert for our Job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.

Additional Information
  • Location: Oxford, England, United Kingdom
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • About Skanska: We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic, we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.Make your next career move with us.

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