Setting out engineer - 278 & S38 works

A widely recognised civil engineering contractor who have been in operation for close to 60 years are searching to add a Setting Out Engineer to their team on a permanent basis.

They work within several sectors but are looking to add the Setting Out Engineer to their Civil Engineering team which will see you involved in overseeing 278 and section 38 works throughout Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Cambridge.

This business has a strong level of staff retention and they will support your career aspirations to enable you to become a Senior Engineer and further or even look into project management if this is of interest.

Your duties will include:

  • To receive all drawings and information and set out sites in accordance
  • Provide all necessary as built drawings and information
  • To provide general assistance to the project manager
  • To keep measuring equipment in a suitable condition for accurate measurement
  • To carry out survey work when required on behalf of the technical department.


  • HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience setting out
  • CSCS 
  • Drivers license
  • Able to work out of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk or Cambridge when required