Site Engineer - Earthworks

£300 - £350 / Day PAYE

We are currently looking for a Site Engineer to join a heavy Earthworks project based in Northamptonshire.

This is a 8-week contract to start with, with the opportunity the role could be extended. 

This Role will be inside IR35

The works involved which you will be working on will include earthworks, civil & structural engineering works, and new road construction. You will be joining a highly skilled project team in which you will learn new skills and utilise your existing engineering abilities. 

The project is being managed by two top-tier contractors who are working in partnership so this is a prime opportunity for you to work with two established international companies who span multiple sectors including rail, power, water, building, and natural resources. Not only are they working on this prestigious project but also have a number of projects throughout the UK which will also give you scope for progression.

For this position, your key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Assist the Sub Agent for all section of works 
  • Sub-contractor management
  • Amending and writing method statements and risk assessments 
  • Help managing the self-delivery labour force
  • Carrying out quality inspections 
  • Produce ITPs and as-builts 
  • Planning weekly and monthly programmes 

As this is for a long-term contract, we are open to hearing from any suitable candidates from the UK and Ireland. If you are looking to enhance your CV with a major civils project, this would be the perfect project to work on and you will also benefit from working for two of the leading contractors in the UK.


To be considered for this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Degree, Bachelors, MSc or HND in Civil Engineering
  • Experience of working in a main contractor environment
  • Experience in earthworks or RC frameworks 
  • Hold a valid CSCS certification
  • Have worked in a similar role before