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Site Engineer

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £0 - 40k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Water, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Jack Burton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 531 1489
  • Expiry Date: 08 March 2024
  • Job Ref: 406108JBU

Section Engineer – Yorkshire Region

My client is looking to appoint a Section Engineer to their growing Civils Department. The purpose of this role is to provide site engineering duties to several projects within the region. The Section Engineer will establish the level and survey control for contracts and set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made regularly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Comply with company procedures and legal obligations
  • Promote and comply with environmental compliance
  • Deliver the works safely
  • Promote best practice
  • Comply with company procedures
  • Ensure work is delivered defect/snag-free.
  • Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities.
  • Establish the level and survey control for contracts
  • Set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring checks are carried out regularly.
  • Ensure that records are accurate and comply with organisational and legal requirements.
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise at any time
  • Produce procurement schedules for the jobs and liaise with our procurement department to ensure the site has adequate resources to complete the tasks
  • Produce ITPs and Task Briefings
  • Produce 2 week look ahead in conjunction with the Site Agent
  • Produce Site Diaries and Allocation Sheets
  • Accurate and timely setting out of the works
  • Timely handover of works and Quality records without outstanding defects
  • Production of accurate records, drawing registers and weekly diaries
  • Develop good working relationships with the site workforce and the customer's technical representative

The successful candidate is likely to meet all the following criteria:

  • Previous experience in setting out on civil engineering projects
  • Experience in deep water Infra Civil Engineering, including deep and trenchless drainage
  • Competent in the management of Temporary works
  • Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations
  • Fully conversant with the use of robotic total station or EDM instruments
  • Degree qualified/HNC (or equivalent) in civil engineering
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Competent in management of information controls and RFI process to consultant
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • CSCS
  • Temporary works supervisor/coordinator


  • Experience in using AutoCAD and MS Office
  • MEICA experience
  • Underground service detection
  • Lifting Appointed person
  • NRSWA Supervisor
  • Confined spaces Medium Risk
  • Temporary-works co-ordination
  • Cable avoidance training
  • First aid training

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great construction company who have exciting plans for near future in the region on the Yorkshire Water Framework. For more information on this role please contact Jack Burton on 07809426902 or via email on