Materials Engineer

August 27, 2020
  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #10114






A Materials Engineer is required to work for a leading infrastructure client, to be hired on a staff basis in London.


Role and Responsibilities


Organize concrete trials in accordance with construction programme

Manage concrete trials on site or at the batching plant as described in the Inspection and test Plan (ITP) and in the Works Inspection Request (WIR)

Draft Concrete Trials Reports

Manage interface between Site Teams, subcontractors and concrete suppliers

Attend Construction meetings and Quality meetings

Attend pre-pour and post-pour inspections on site

Draft Thermal Plans + Installation of thermocouples in massive concrete structures + Collection and analysis of data

Manage the Materials Compliance Requests (MCR) in connection with site teams, ensuring timely completion, acceptance and distribution of documents

Manage the Plant and Materials Schedule and the MCR Dashboard including monthly submission to Tideway

Maintain other critical document registers / trackers e.g. Concrete Mix Designs, Technical Notes, Technical data of concrete components

Manage concrete quality testing record with the laboratory manager and Quality team

Demonstrate a personal commitment to safety

Contribute to safety initiatives

Promote and maintain a positive safety culture on the project

Do not ignore unsafe behaviour

Proactively take measures to eliminate/ minimise potential environmental impacts

Demonstrate a personal commitment to environmental issues

Follow project Quality procedures

Be responsible for the quality of your own work

Willingness to learn and continuous improvement    Engineering/Planning

Contribute proactively to the development of more efficient systems / processes

Understand key milestones and priorities

Work to the deadlines required by your manager

Act in the best interests of the Project in all dealings with the client, suppliers, workforce and public

Able to work collaboratively within a team to achieve deadlines

Good level of written and spoken English     General:

Good attendance and timekeeping essential

Resolve inconsistencies where possible and seek advice when considered necessary



Skills and Experience


2-3 years minimum experience as concrete engineer on construction project

Good organisation skills and reporting

Able to work accurately and appreciate its importance to the team.

Competent user of computer software packages in particular Microsoft Office

A willingness to learn with appropriate instruction

Office experience (desirable)

Good standards of written and verbal communication

Organized and able to prioritise workload


If you are a Materials Engineer looking for work in London, please don’t hesitate to apply now!

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