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Site Engineer

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £300 - 350 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Rail, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Vicky Rawson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Duration: Long term
  • Expiry Date: 10 October 2023
  • Job Ref: 404135VRN

About the Client: They are a leading Tier One Rail Contractor, renowned for our commitment to excellence in rail infrastructure projects. With a rich history of delivering high-profile rail projects across the United Kingdom, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, quality, and innovation. We are currently seeking a highly motivated Freelance Site Engineer to join the team based in Huddersfield.

Key tasks include:

  • Communicating effectively at all levels including site management, technical specialists, commercial staff, planners, engineers, supervisory staff operatives, suppliers, third parties and client representatives.
  • Maintaining and promoting high personal standards in health and safety.
  • Maintaining high standards in environmental awareness and behaviour.
  • Driving quality delivery through effective planning and right first time delivery.
  • Supervising and mentoring assistant, trainee engineering and technician staff.
  • Monitoring and recording delivery against the agreed programme and construction methods.
  • Formally requesting any missing information in sufficient time to meet the programme.
  • Ensuring that works are accurately and clearly set out before work commences.
  • Assist in preparing "look ahead" programmes in conjunction with the supervisory staff, coordinated with overall site programme.
  • Identifying, recording and reporting change to the scope of works or programme.
  • Ensuring that testing / sampling of materials is carried out as required by the specification.

Who are we looking for?

  • Ensuring work records are being kept and in line with the project requirements. 
  • Provide accurate setting out for works before work is programmed to commence, allowing time for independent  checking.
  • Arrange formal checking of setting out and ensure check request form is completed.
  • Ensure that material delivery tickets are passed to the section engineer for cost coding. 
  • Carry out site measures for control and ordering of materials. 
  • Take receipt of materials and check description, quantity, markings and condition before signing for receipt. 
  • Ensure that comprehensive records of all resources employed on additional works are maintained and submitted for signature within 24 hours of the work being carried out. 
  • Complete Observation cards if you observe something unsafe, damaging to the environment or good enough. 

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking for the next step in your career. Get in-touch to hear more 0113 242 0303, apply below or send over an up to date CV to