Site Engineer

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A regional based contractor is looking for a Site Engineer with experience in earthworks and infrastructure.

You must be proficient in trimble GPS and modelling, able to upload and interrogate setting out data used in our 3D dig systems. You should also have a proven track record of delivering works on site to a high standard, attention detail and to producing a quality product is a must. You are also required to have a good understanding of the specification for highway works, in particular the earthworks and drainage series in order to competently deliver our earthworks and groundworks projects. You will be part of a growing team, working on exciting projects across the midlands and south east.

The Role:

  • Establish accurate and clear setting out on the ground that site operatives can work to.
  • Communicate clearly to the operatives what the setting out is and how it should be used.
  • Set out in advance so that time is available to carry out any secondary checks.
  • Maintain the long term setting out.
  • Get involved in the planning of your particular section so that you are aware when setting out control is required.
  • Plan a small section of your work and monitor progress to get an understanding of outputs.
  • Be aware of the information requirements.
  • Keep accurate records of as built dates in diaries and on construction drawings.
  • Keep accurate records of events which are affecting the project plan or disrupting the work.
  • Communicate on a timely basis any such event to your Site Supervisor and Project Manager and a member of the Quantity Surveying staff.
  • Carry out your responsibilities from the site management plan.
  • Conduct as built surveys
  • Complete the HSQE hand over file
  • Compile RAMS with input from your Site Supervisor and Project Manager


  • BTEC/Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to set out using GPS and total station
  • Ability to use proficiently LSS and trimble systems
  • Calculate volumes and setting out requirements