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Project Engineer - Hinkley Point C

Laing O'Rourke
England, Somerset, Bridgwater
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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Project Engineer

Organisation Information:

Bouygues Travaux Publics (TP) and Laing O'Rourke, two of Europe's most dynamic engineering and construction specialists, are working together in a joint venture named BYLOR to deliver the main civil engineering works at Hinkley Point C (HPC) worth over £2.8 billion.

Bylor are pushing the boundaries of innovation and modern technology while delivering high quality construction on a massive scale. Bylor have already broken the UK record for the largest continuous concrete pour of 9,000m3 of concrete.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic organisation that is challenging the industry and making history.

Purpose of the role:

A Project Engineer is technically responsible for the construction of a building. They would typically manage and supervise between 2 and 4 Section Engineers.

They would be expected to have experience in direct delivery of reinforced concrete structures and be experienced in the role of Temporary Works Co-ordinator.

Key responsibilities and specific accountabilities:

  • Managing an engineering team assigned to a building/s to create and sustain a culture of "right first time" while adhering to Nuclear Safety
  • Responsible for ensuring all site operations are controlled by safe systems of work defined within internally and externally approved method statements, risk assessments, task sheets and procedures.
  • Managing the engineering team in the process of completing the Inspection and Test Plan (ITP)
  • Ensures an appropriate design change system is implemented and information is available to enable efficient procurement of materials and subcontractors and for the construction of the works.
  • Works with procurement to ensure the most appropriate materials, product, plant and systems are purchased for the project ensuring programme delays are avoided.
  • Evaluates alternative solutions to determine I they are more effective than current methods
  • Utilises 3D modelling to develop methods, clarify issues and resolve method related problems
  • Is instrumental in finding alternative solutions to existing methods and practices to improve productivity, quality or safety helping to create best practice.
  • Prepares detailed design briefs so that design is right first time

Temporary Works Responsibilities:

  • Carries out the role of Temporary Works Coordinator (TWC) for projects involving complex temporary works ensuring compliance with company procedures.
  • Checks design output to ensure information is clear, achievable, buildable, conforms to preferred methods and is available to enable procurement and construction of the works
  • Works in a construction environment and uses their knowledge and skills of design to inform their decisions.
  • Prepares detailed design briefs so that the design is right first time
  • Approves temporary works designs prepared by others amending and improving as required

Essential skills & knowledge:

Technical Skills:

  • 5 years + experience of civil engineering roles or large complex projects
  • Experience of managing people in project environments
  • Must have experience working as a Temporary Works Coordinator

Interpersonal Skills:

  • A strong communicator with the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate others
  • Ensures timely decision making
  • Seeks to minimise waste in resources and materials
  • Able to build an effective team and manage others, leading by example
  • Seeks to minimise waste in resources and materials
  • Presents a professional image and promotes the values of the project

Education & Qualifications:

  • Must hold a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent

Additional Information:

All positions with Bylor are employed directly with either Laing O'Rourke or Bouygues Travaux Public and include competitive salaries, private medical insurance, company pension schemes and annual holiday allowance. Some grades will also include a company car allowance.

Unless stated otherwise all positions are based at Hinkley Point C in Somerset.

Somerset boasts beautiful English countryside, an attractive coastline, interesting towns and villages along with easy access to the M5 and within proximity to the cities of Bristol and Exeter.

Bylor are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and promote greater equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace.

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