Site Engineer

South West
£350 - £375/day Inside IR35
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We are seeking multiple Site Engineers to join Devonport Docks in Plymouth. Our clients are the preferred contractor to carry out heavy civil engineering construction. This a great opportunity for a highly collaborative and enthusiastic Site Engineer to join and support an area of the business with significant growth potential and long term work. 

Your Role:

  • Maintain high personal safety and environmental standards.
  • Supervision of assistant engineers.
  • Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works.
  • Provide accurate and clear setting out for works.
  • Communicate with foremen and gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Setting out when required.
  • Arrange formal checking of setting out.
  • Complete inspection and test plans.
  • Keep accurate daily site diary.
  • Preparation of 4 weekly programmes.
  • Provide accurate measurements for materials required.
  • Maintain material reconciliation figures for reporting.
  • Ensure that material delivery tickets are passed on for cost coding.
  • Carry out testing / sampling of materials.
  • Provide assistance to the measurement department.
  • Maintain survey books.
  • Take receipt of materials and perform checks.

Who are we looking for?

  • Qualified to ONC level, a graduate or equivalent (preferred).
  • Successful experience at assistant engineer level or site engineering. 
  • Heavy civils, RC, or piling experience is desirable.
  • CAT & Genny and EUSR L2
  • Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods.
  • Knowledge of government legislation on all matters relating to safety and environment
  • MUST have full right to work in the UK 


We are after candidates willing to lodge or who are local to the project. You must be a british national.


Rate: £350 - £375 /day (Inside IR35)
Option for temp to perm transitions


Other roles also available and referrals welcomed.