Senior Engineer

Posted 26/06/2024 by Galldris Services Ltd

Balsall Common, Solihull

Senior Engineer

Galldris Group

Location: Balsall Common, Solihull

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Engineer to join our Hs2 team in the Midlands. To be considered, you will come from a Construction or Civil Engineering background and have been in the role of a Senior Engineer with FRC experience a priority.

Reporting to the Site Agent, the Senior Engineer will be responsible for the managing the engineering on a project, ensuring works are constructed to the contract drawings, specifications, procedures, and plans, whilst managing site and trainee engineers.

Key Accountabilities to include but not limited to:


  • Previous experience as Senior Engineer (or similar) for civil engineering contractor
  • Experience in reinforced concrete structures - heavy civils - bridges / structures / basements / tunnels / culverts / frames / tanks / formwork / falsework systems
  • Good knowledge of CDM regulations and temporary works
  • Strong knowledge of specifications and testing regime relevant to general civil engineering / specification for highway works
  • Commercially aware and experience of working in a cost-conscious environment


  • Good communication, people, and team management skills
  • Ability to speak up on HSEQ matters and lead by example
  • Use of Fieldview / Dalux (or similar) web and mobile BIM software
  • Proficiency in design software, such as AutoCad / Autodesk / Sketchup (desirable)


  • Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent
  • Member of Institute of Civil Engineers or working towards (desirable)
  • IOSH Managing Safely or SMSTS
  • Valid CSCS card
  • You hold a Full UK driving licence

Health, Safety & Environment:

  • Writing/Checking RAMS and TBS, communicating to workforce and monitoring compliance
  • Contribute to the achievement of Galldris’ Safety Targets and zero tolerance of unsafe working practices
  • To establish and implement site systems and controls consistent with Galldris company standards and project requirements including health, safety and quality systems and project engineering standards
  • Check Permits issued by the Principal Contractor and ensure they are received in a timely manner for works to proceed

Programme & Progress:

  • Review the short-term lookahead programmes and reporting feedback on site
  • Feedback and report issues on site which may delay programme or progress
  • Assist with preventing, identifying, and rectifying issues on site which may impact the programme

Design & Design Assurance

  • Permanent Design – Familiarising yourself with the design drawings, specifications and setting out requirements and ensure accurate construction in accordance with requirements
  • Temporary Works Design – In liaison with TWC, identify temporary works requirements, produce design briefs, and understand and communicate temporary works designs to site team and monitor installation to ensure compliance
  • MARs – Raising Material Approval Records and procuring materials in line with programme
  • TQs – Highlight issues and raise queries from review of drawings and specifications and from site inspections, and raise with relevant party, drawing sketches where required

Quality Management

  • ITPs – Writing/checking ITPs, communicating to workforce and checking the process is being followed
  • QA Records – Keeping organised and accurate QA records in accordance with ITPs and project requirements
  • NCRs & Defects – Lead on documenting, tracking, closing out, and sharing lessons learnt to avoid reoccurrence
  • Quality Handover Documentation – Collating information in accordance with ITPs and handover requirements
  • Quality Readiness Reviews – lead on readiness reviews whilst capturing lessons learnt / improvements

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

Should you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we would love to hear from you.

Employee referral scheme - refer a friend or family member to work for Galldris. We look forward to hearing from you.

Galldris is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate against any protected characteristic.

Note for Recruitment Agencies: We are not using Recruitment Agencies for this role. In the event of speculative CV submissions, no fees will be applicable.

Contract, Permanent
Start Date:
Contract Length:
Job Reference:
Senior Engineer
Job ID:

Remember: You should never send money to a prospective employer or disclose any financial information. Should you encounter any job listings requesting payments or financial details, please reach out to us immediately. For further guidance, visit

Create new Job Alert

Create a new Job Alert to make sure you see the best new jobs first!

Your search has been saved and has been added to your Job Alerts