Site Engineer

£350 - £380/day PAYE

Carmichael UK are seeking a Site Engineer to join the Devonport Docks project in Plymouth on a long term basis. 

We are seeking a site engineer with strong CAD skills as well as being able to set out. 


As a Site Engineer, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist in the preparation of ‘as-built drawings’.
  • Assist in establishing effective systems to record work completed updating the Project Quality Plan accordingly.
  • Participate in developing quality check sheets, and carrying quality checks & surveys.
  • Assisting with site safety, environmental & quality inspections
  • To assist in managing systems to enable the progress of work to be reviewed against time, quality, dimensions, and quantity.
  • Assist in the recording and testing of workmanship and materials, i.e., drainage, concrete, piling, brickwork etc.
  • Assist in providing engineering support to ensure technical problems are overcome and technical queries are answered.
  • Responsible for setting out works constructed within allowable tolerances, from a provided site control.
  • Regularly checking the setting out points and benchmarks and checking that all setting out instruments and measuring equipment are delivered to site with a calibration certificate and recorded accordingly.
  • Completing Daily Diaries.
  • Keeping trackers up to date
  • Assist in procurement of site materials and equipment.
  • Ensures workforce understand setting out information has been identified as suitable for the type of work being carried out. 
  • in the preparation of sketches for distribution on site, ensuring clear communication channels are in place for effective understanding.
  • To be aware of the provisions of the Safety, Health, and Environmental Management System and to assist in its implementation to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Maintain drawing register.

About you: 

  • Degree qualification in civil engineering or equivalent is desirable – one or more of: BSc, BA, BEng, Meng, Eng, Tech, MICE, TIStructE, LCIBSE, LCIBSEEng Tech, Completion of Higher Apprenticeship.
  • May be working towards Chartership/Incorporation with IStructE, ICE or other appropriate professional body.
  • Familiar in Leica Survey equipment (GPS, Total Station, Optical & digital levels) for Setting Out & Survey
  • Experience in reinforced concrete structures using system formwork is essential.
  • Awareness of commercial processes.
  • Familiar with Quality Management System and familiar in writing RAMS.
  • Proven people and project management skills.
  • Team leader with organisational skills.
  • Good standard of IT skills
  • Flexible to working weekends and out of hours (on a rota basis to suit project requirements)