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Senior Engineer

  • Salary: £37000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
  • Location: South East England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: 385965JLY

Job description

Senior Engineer - permanent
Bedford, Cambridge, Crawley,
Civil Engineering projects
Up to £41'000 per annum DOE + package

Working with an established Civil Engineering contractor, I am now looking for Senior Engineers with experience of earthworks, road construction, demolition, remediation and general civils to join a busy operations team.As senior engineer, you will be part of the site based team with a primary focus on site activities and assisting more junior members of the site team. The engineering department is committed to conveying design information to the site operatives providing setting out to the highest accuracy in a clear and professional manor. You will also be responsible for record any As-Constructed information, providing quality assurance checks and adhered to any constructing design specifications.


  • Ensure the health and safety of yourself and others around you.
  • Checking base stations and site control prior to commencement of works and at regular intervals during currency of project.
  • Carry out pre-start OGL surveys as agreed with survey department.
  • Request appropriate information from client's representative via RFI's.
  • Extract setting out data from drawings (electronic or hardcopy), schedules or instructions and set out works to the required accuracy.
  • Communicate setting out control to site operatives clearly (ie height above finished levels, gradients, etc).
  • Record dimensions of hard breakout, soft spots, calculate Volumes etc as directed by the Site Agent or the site QS
  • Oversee junior engineers/trainees in their day to day site activities.
  • Provide information to operatives to assist them to construct the works (ie manhole schedules, drainage track sheets, etc)
  • Record as-built information for Health and Safety File (ie invert levels, lateral and duct locations, etc) and forward to Survey department for final drawing up.
  • Maintain Engineers Site File of setting out information, calculations, etc.
  • Keep a tidy and legible level book and survey book.
  • Ensure setting out equipment is properly maintained and calibrated in accordance with company procedures


  • Preferably will have at least HNC qualification but working knowledge and experience equally relevant
  • Able to read and understand construction drawings.
  • Capable of using Total Station Survey and GNSS equipment
  • IT literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Pro-active problem solver
  • Relevant engineering software i.e. Auto CAD
  • Preferred relevant site experience in;


Earth works



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