Intermediate Engineer

Company Overview

Bennett (Construction) Ltd. is an international family owned construction services company with offices and projects in Dublin and London. The Bennett Group was founded in 1917 in Mullingar, Ireland. Since then the group has grown dramatically in both size and reputation. We first entered the UK and particularly the London market in the mid 1980’s and are now an established market force with an experienced and focused team. We have a broad portfolio of successfully completed projects across a range of sectors including Residential, Restoration / Refurbishment, Hospitality, Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical. We have built our reputation on our client focus and hands-on approach. We are proud of the fact that the majority of our workload comes from repeat business and that we have a strong reputation for our competitive edge and reliable execution of all projects undertaken. This is achieved through our relentless attention to detail and an experienced team with the drive and customer focus to ensure client satisfaction is a given on all Bennett projects. We continue to invest in modern business practices and management techniques in order to ensure that we remain at the cutting edge of our industry. We continue to build on our reputation with our focus firmly on growing the ability of the business to deliver in new and innovative ways. Our ambition and goals for almost a century have always been to deliver quality projects and value for money to our clients; our success and reputation today have been testament to this wisdom.

Role and Responsibilities

The Engineer reports to the Senior Engineer on site and works closely with him or her to help drive the project through to successful completion, on time, within budget and to the highest standards as required. The Engineer is highly motivated, willing to work on their own initiative and possesses good interpersonal and communication skills. He/She is competent in the use of instruments such as EDM’s, Total Stations, Laser Levels, Dumpy levels.
Principle Duties & Accountabilities

  • Liaising with
    – Senior Engineer
    – Site Clerk, material and plant requisitioning and assisting the control of plant and equipment on site
    – Junior Quantity Surveyors, re-measurement work
    – Quality & Environmental Manager, maintaining site records in accordance with
    – ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 requirements
    – Site Manager, Sub-Contractors
    – Health & Safety Officer, promoting the implementation of the Safety Management System
  • Setting out and checking works as required for the project
  • Co-ordinating Sub-Contractors including maintaining a daily Site Diary detailing manpower levels for each
  • Sub-contractors and keeping accurate notes of all on-site activities
  • Scheduling daily Work Programmes
  • Scheduling steel reinforcement and other material requisitions
  • Making of concrete cubes including recording locations, sending for testing and analysing results as well as other quality checks as required
  • Taking site and foundation levels
  • Preparing engineering drawings and engineering calculations for planning applications
  • Attending weekly management team meetings for Bennett Construction Team
  • Provide clear leadership and direction to the site team while maintaining a professional manner is essential
  • Ensure maintenance of drawing register and ensuring proper distribution of all drawings

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Degree / Diploma in Construction Engineering or Related Discipline Required
  • Preferably 3+ years Engineering experience
  • Computer literate in Design Software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Proven track record in Residential Projects Essential