Site Engineer

£350 - £380 Per Day PAYE Umbrella

Carmichaels are seeking a Site Engineer to work on HS2 in Birmingham. The scope of work includes roadworks, earthworks and drainage.


  • The Site Engineer is responsible on site for other junior engineers, and assists in the construction operations including setting out.

  • You will be required to liaise with the Sub Agent and Section Foreman to allocate labour, plant and materials to carry out works activities to the required standards, programme and budget.

  • You will be responsible for work with the other team members of the setting-out team and be responsible for the performance and development of the junior engineers and also for identifying and resolving technical problems on site in liaison with the senior team and Sub-Agent. Monitoring and coordinating subcontractors in the performance of their works, ensuring they are completed to the contractual requirements.

  • Ensuring that the team have all current information and resources required to carry out their duties, you will be required to assist with the production of programmes, progress reports, resource and cost plans and contribute to financial forecasting.

Who we're looking for:

The following personal qualities and experience are required:

  • Degree level qualification in a Civil Engineering allied subject or HND in Civil Engineering
  • Site experience in Civil Engineering
  • Experience of drainage, traffic management, structures, highways and earthworks
  • Relevant CSCS Card;
  • Willingness to work as part of a team, to gain knowledge and experience from colleagues and supervisors and to accept challenges.