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Construction Engineer - Contract - Great Yarmouth

Job Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract
Salary: Competitive

What we offer you

At ODE you will be joining a fast-moving and technically diverse environment. ODE is unique and often takes projects from feasibility to completion and beyond. We undertake an unusually wide range of work, offering variety, challenge and opportunities for original, innovative engineering that is tailored to the needs of each project.

We currently have an opportunity for a Construction Engineer based in our Great Yarmouth Office.

The Role

  • Manage the implementation of construction and pre-commissioning activities within project budget and schedule.
  • Compile / participate in Risk Assessments
  • Constructability reviews
  • Compilation / Checking of workpacks
  • Construction preparation and co-ordination of personnel, materials and equipment
  • Estimating and planning input

Scope of Responsibilities:

Organisation and Resources

  • Site / Offshore surveys
  • Constructability reviews and input into the design
  • Construction preparation and co-ordination of personnel, sub contractors, third parties, materials and equipment
  •  Compile / participate in Risk Assessments
  • Estimating man hours using company norms and scheduling of the activities for the project plan
  • Raising of requisitions
  • Compilation or the checking of work packs
  • Compilation of desk top risk assessments / participation in Risk assessment meetings
  • Carry out readiness reviews
  • Management of construction activities through Site/Offshore Supervision
  • Client liaison
  • Site/Offshore visits during construction phase including conducting sample inspections on completed works and record by countersigning completion records
  • Ensure any deviations from the original work scope are captured on a technical / site query and approved by the project manager before implementing
  • Input into project change notices
  • Ensure any specific requirements of the Project Quality Plan are adhered to
  • Liaise regularly with on-site Client / OIM and ODE Supervision to provide updates and obtain feedback
  • Familiarisation of ODE procedures

Finance and Commercial

  • Contractual awareness
  • Reporting of deviations, project change notices
  • Review of site/offshore timesheets
  • Contractual awareness of third party / subcontractor contracts

Production and Efficiency

  • Review / issue Daily Reports
  • Efficient use of man power
  • Monitor hire equipment
  • Monitor progress against schedule

Safety and Environmental Related Tasks

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality

  • Familiarity with legislation such as Health and Safety at Work, COSHH, HAV, Manual Handling Operations, PUWER, LOLER, WAH, PPE
  • Set safety expectations for construction team and conduct routine site safety inspections. Stop the job if necessary
  • Leading by example to maintain a strong SHEQ culture through visible safety leadership
  • Request support from onshore SHEQ advisor where required.
  • The listing of main responsibilities and main duties is not necessarily exhaustive and may be changed at management discretion to reflect the needs of the company

Participate in accident and incident investigations as required

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Detail conscientious
  • Strong work ethic
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good report writing skills essential
  • Confident and outgoing individual
  • Team player, self-starter and problem solver i.e. "Can -do" attitude
  • Strong IT literacy
  • Flexible to travel in UK and working away from base office
  • Full and valid driving licence


  • City & Guilds Apprenticeship
  • HNC
  • MIST

Your application

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to Recruitment@ode-ltd.co.uk . Closing date for applications is 19th January 2018.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond with everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

ODE is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, ODE is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon ODE being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.


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