Site Engineer

£270 per shift (PAYE)


As a site engineer, you will need to:

  • Provide engineering input on site to subcontractors and tradespeople.
  • Setting out, doing pre-pour checks and picking up as-builts using survey equipment.
  • Perform site monitoring and surveying in line with site monitoring plans.
  • develop safe systems of work, method statements and quality documentation; ITPs, QRPs and the like.
  • Assist in monitor budgets and site performance of work on site.
  • ensure that all materials used and work performed are in accordance with the specifications
  • assist with requisition of materials
  • liaise with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project
  • attend regular progress meetings to inform the wider team
  • assist in the day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors in area of responsibility
  • assist with planning the work and efficiently organise the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines
  • monitor and contribute to the quality control and health and safety matters on site
  • prepare reports as required
  • raise and assist to resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

Working hours

The site hours are 07:30 – 18:00 Monday to Friday with some occasional Saturday working when required. Daily start of shift briefing delivered at 07:30 which you will be expected to attend.


The application should demonstrate

  • previous involvement with construction of reinforced concrete structures is required, involvement within the water sector and/or heavy RC works. Any experience in civil works, excavation, demolition, SCL, Shaft or tunnel construction would be beneficial.
  • Competency in setting out, surveying and use of a total station.
  • communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals, e.g. construction managers, quantity surveyors, subcontractors, architects, designers, other engineers
  • organisation skills and a methodical approach to work
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • accuracy and attention to detail
  • strong teamworking skills
  • excellent IT skills

knowledge of relevant building and health and safety legislation