​What is a Section Engineer?

The role of a Section Engineer is to plan, provide engineering control and supervise production resources, ensuring compliance with project and company systems for a defined section of the works.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Section Engineer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Section Engineer will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Promote best practice

  • Comply with Company procedures

  • Ensure work is delivered defect/snag free

  • Understand and interpret the drawings and specifications

  • Provide engineering expertise and support to the project team

  • Ensure accurate implementation of all engineering controls

  • Deal with any actual or potential problems with resources promptly liaising with the Site Agent where necessary

  • Ensure that records of resources are complete and accurate

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For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Section Engineer professionals across the Construction, Civils and Rail sectors.

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With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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​Plymouth is a port city that is located in the south west County of Devon. Plymouth’s estimated population as of 2019 is 262,100 making it the 30th most populous city in the UK. Plymouth has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

The Box

The Box is a construction project that will see a new windowless £40m history and arts centre. The Box is an ambitious museum and art gallery being partly new-built and partly refurbished inside the old Grade II listed museum and library in North Hill, and in a former church behind it.

Peirson House

This £10m construction project will see a stylish block of 76 flats for anyone wanting to live within a stone’s throw of the Hoe and city centre. Peirson House will be a six-storey tower, containing 39 two-bedroom apartments and 37 one-bedroom flats, each with a balcony, with outdoor communal space, undercover car parking and a landscaped entrance onto Notte Street.

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