Section Engineer

  • Job Reference: 2835
  • Date Posted: 18 March 2024
  • Location: Plymouth - RNB Devonport, Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 4SG
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for a Section Engineer to join our team based at Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth

Location: Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth
Business Area: Natural Resources, Nuclear and Networks - Major Projects
Contract: Full Time, Permanent, Car/Car Allowance - Subsistence packages available depending on location

What will your responsibilities be?

As a Section Engineer, you will be working within the Kier major projects team, supporting the refurbishment of Devonport Dockyards Royal Navy submarine maintenance programme.

Your day to day will include:

  • Responsible for setting out works constructed within allowable tolerances.
  • Regularly checking the setting out points and benchmarks and checking that all setting out
    instruments and measuring equipment are delivered to site with a calibration certificate and recorded
  • Ensures workforce understand setting out information has been identified as suitable for the type of
    work being carried out.
  • Manage the preparation of sketches for distribution on site, ensuring clear communication channels
    are in place for effective understanding
  • To manage in managing systems to enable the progress of work to be reviewed against time, quality,
    dimensions and quantity.

Who are we looking for?

This role of Section Engineer is great for you, if:

  • You have Commercial and Contractual awareness, the ability to competently use your problem-solving skills
  • You will have people management skills with the ability to liaise in a professional manner with clients and general public
  • Proven project management, organisational and team leader skills

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

Due to the nature of this role and the nature of the work at this site, you will be required to complete a Government Security Check (SC) Clearance / Counter Terrorism Check (CTC), which takes place during/before your employment, and is conducted by the Cabinet Office's United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) agency who set out a pre-requisite criteria including residency history. (Applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case-by-case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us - To read more about our programme to support people with convictions into employment, visit ). This role will also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier