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Senior Engineer

Job Introduction

Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

We pride ourselves in providing the “personal touch” establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships at all levels within client organisations, throughout the supply chain and with stakeholders. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today.

We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC.

We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join our Rail Team. Initially based on the College Road Bridge Project, Hereford. We are looking for an experienced Senior Engineer looking to take the next career step.

We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Site Agent your key responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Lead by example, providing Health and safety leadership to your operational delivery teams and promote behavioural safety improvements
  • Ensuring that the site teams rigorously adhere to Network Rail’s Life Saving Rules and reporting requirements
  • Ensuring that works activities are carried out efficiently to specification and agreed programme.
  • Managing and measuring on site productivity and performance.
  • Promoting and implementing sustainable business objectives
  • Supporting, when required, the estimating and planning process for allocated schemes/region
  • Managing the procurement and performance of Subcontractors
  • Manage and develop team members individual performance, identify strengths and development needs to contribute to the succession planning of the business
  • Developing and maintaining programmes through the project life cycle and ensure works are delivered against the contract programme
  • Actively engage in the project risk management process, pursuing opportunities and mitigating threats to maintain and improve the commercial project performance
  • Promoting and maintaining effective client/stakeholder relationships to protect and enhance the company's reputation to assure repeat business

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following skills:

  • Passion for keeping people safe and improving themselves, cultures and individuals
  • Excellent communication, and IT skills
  • Ideally have around 6-10 years’ experience in a similar role, but any other relevant experience may also be taken into consideration
  • High level commercial acumen
  • Attention to detail
  • A preference for teamwork and collaboration

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Degree or HND in civil engineering or similar
  • PTS & relevant CSCS Card Holder
  • SMSTS or equivalent

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Tarmac Trading Limited


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