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Site Engineer (Highways)

  • Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Negotiable on experience
  • Location: Long Eaton, Derbyshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Highways & Transport, Water, Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH383928

Job description

Job Title: Site Engineer
Location: East Midlands (Derby, Leicester, Nottingham)
Sectors: Highways, Infrastructure (New Build, Maintenance, SMART Motorway etc)
Job Type: Permanent Role.
Salary: £32,000 to £38,000 Per Annum + Package. (Base salary negotiable on experience)

Our client, a large Civil Engineering & Construction contractor who deliver Highways Infrastructure projects across the East Midland region, are currently looking for a Site Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis, to help deliver key projects, typically across Derby, Leicester, Nottingham etc.

In this role, you will be working with a site team, reporting into a Site Manager, being responsible for setting out line & level control, for an individual project, ensuring that all worked is completed to the required specification / quality. As a member of the site team, you will help promote health and safety on site, as well as relaying required information to the rest of the team, trades and labour staff and subcontractors.

You will be required to read and interpret drawings, being able to highlight potential errors or areas of improvement (to programme and cost), as well as having a competent knowledge of setting out equipment and surveying techniques.

Daily duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Surveying, setting out structures and levelling on site.
  • Promoting Health & Safety across the business and on site.
  • Surveying the site and locating buried services
  • Checking drawings, ensuring that the calculations are accurate.
  • Helping with the selection and purchase of materials for use in the construction and their value
  • Helping to efficiently plan and organise work, ensuring work sticks to the pre-agreed programme.
  • Liaising with sub-contractors & other contacts engaged in the project.
  • Supervising labourer force and subcontractors as required.
  • Overseeing quality control/assurance on site, ensuring that regulations are up kept.
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties, and other problems that may occur.
  • Issuing permits and engaging with the supply chain.
  • Helping to ensure project KPI's are met.
  • Attend site meetings, with clients, consultants and subcontractors.
  • Development of strong team working relationships.
  • Cost risk management and early identification of problematic issues on site.
  • Ensuring compliance to Highways & Utilities procedures through weekly returns.

Candidate will ideally have:

  • Previous experience as a Site Engineer, including setting out experience.
  • Previously delivered Highways Infrastructure projects (New Build, Maintenance, SMART Motorway etc)
  • An applicable Engineering qualification (i.e. Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction etc).
  • Strong knowledge of Civil Engineering with an appreciation of M&E Engineering principles.
  • Applicable site qualifications such as CSCS Card, SMSTS, Temporary Works etc.
  • Working knowledge of CAD (Preferable).

For more information or to apply for this role, please contact Tim Smyth on 0121 200 5520.

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