Senior Site Engineer

East of England
£35,000 - £40,000 + package

Our client a large Civil Engineering contractor is currently recruiting several Site Engineers for major high profile civil engineering projects in the East Anglia. Gull Wing in Lowestoft is a complex and challenging moving bridge with associated highways and structures.

As a Site Engineer you will primarily be involved in the daily inspection of the quality of the work completed onsite. Alongside with the site team you will initiate continuous improvements to ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget. This will ensure the customers’ expectations are met, whilst aligning activities within industry standards.

Main Responsibilities 

  • Build strong working relationships with the Engineering team and sub-contractors
  • Assist in managing systems to enable the progress of work to be reviewed against time, quality, dimensions and quantity
  • Assist in the recording and testing of workmanship and materials, i.e., drainage, concrete, piling, brickwork etc
  • Provide engineering support to ensure technical problems are overcome and technical queries are answered
  • Responsible for setting out works constructed within allowable tolerances.
  • Regularly check the setting out points and benchmarks and checking that all setting out instruments and measuring equipment are delivered to site with a calibration certificate and recorded accordingly
  • Ensures workforce understand setting out information has been identified as suitable for the type of work being carried out
  • Responsible for providing and maintaining setting out and dimensional control, to ensure accurate construction of the work
  • Take a proactive approach to managing Health and Safety on site
  • Co-ordinate and supervise temporary works as required
  • Implement a regime of test and inspection plans for all works on site

Skills & Experience required

  • Educated to degree standard in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Technical knowledge of construction and best practices
  • An appropriate and valid CSCS / CSR card
  • Full Driving License
  • First Aid at Work
  • Sound knowledge of engineering
  • Passionate about construction and building, with good career continuity
  • Sound knowledge of latest building regulations, legislation and Health and Safety
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office packages
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written) and able to engage with all stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail and meticulous planning and organizational skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours and various different locations throughout the UK if required

What they can offer you

They provide you with the opportunity to work on high profile, complex projects and join the permanent team they have across the UK & Ireland. There people are at the core of everything they do.

There culture is one which fuels innovation, transparency and inclusivity. They ensure that your career is built around you by offering bespoke career toolkits & pathways, mentor schemes and a route to chartership.

They offer competitive salaries, car allowance, 30+ days annual leave, pension plan, health cash plan enrolment, professional membership, access to discounts, cycle to work scheme, enhanced maternity, family friendly policies, 24/7 counselling and support health line, GP anytime, Wellbeing App, Company Occupational Health, Annual Health and Well Being Events.

If the site location is this is over two hours from your home, you will receive free accommodation, paid for by the Company, living away from home allowance and daily travel allowance