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Site Engineer / Setting Out Engineer

  • Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + car, pension, medical
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: 387806JDA

Job description

Site Engineer / Setting Out Engineer

Working with a large civil engineering contractor I am currently recruiting for a Site Engineer or Setting Out Engineer to join their business on a permanent basis. They have been successful in winning a number of civil engineering projects in the Plymouth area which will see them busy for the next 3 years at least. Typically the works will involve drainage, roadworks and general civils as well as some reinforced concrete works at times.

As a Site or Setting Out Engineer you be a key member of the site project team and will report to a Senior Engineer and Site Agent. You will be helping the team to deliver a profitable project in accordance with the contract drawings / specification and in a safe and timely manner.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Accurate setting out and surveying of works to agreed tolerances
  • Interpretation of technical drawings and monitoring of drawing revisions
  • Measurements and engineering calculations
  • Assisting the site management team with programming of works
  • Supervision of the workforce and subcontractors
  • QA and record keeping
  • Maintaining high company standards of health and safety


To be considered for this position you should hold a formal qualification in civil engineering (or a closely related subject) and have experience of setting out civil engineering works including drainage using modern surveying equipment. You must also hold a valid CSCS Card and be able to gain security clearance.

Salary and package available for this role is in the region of £30,000 to £35,000 per annum with a company car or car allowance and generous company benefits available.

Please apply with your up to date CV for immediate consideration.

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