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Senior Site Engineer

Location:  Bedford

Salary:  £35,000 - £45,000 Dependent on experience

We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer for our client for a permanent position. The role will be working as a Senior Site Engineer on Highways & Infrastructure projects. As the Senior Engineer you will be covering setting out works on projects in areas such as Bedford, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Cambridge.

This is a fantastic role for an Engineer with experience in roads & structures to take the next step in his career with a market leading company who have been at the forefront of the Civil Engineering Industry for many years.

As the senior Site Engineer your responsibilities will include:

  • To be fully conversant with all contract drawings and specifications and their application to the works under construction
  • To undertake the setting out of the works and carry out independent checks
  • Quantify material requirements in advance for call off
  • Assist in the preparation of up-dating programs and resource requirements as works progress
  • To assist in the measurement of the works with the engineer’s representatives, engineer or clerk of works
  • Be conversant with the company’s policies and manuals covering Health & Safety, Quality
  • Assurance and environmental issues
  • Monitor Health & Safety on site and immediately report any unsafe working practices to the Site Agent
  • To continuously liaise and provide information to the Site Agent or Contracts Manager when required
  • To assist in ensuring work is carried out cost effectively
  • To assist in ensuring a high standard of quality work and report any defects to the Site Agent
  • To assist in maintaining site tidiness and cleanliness
  • To assist in maintaining good public relations during the works
  • To attend internal site meetings as required

Requirements for the candidate:

  • HNC or equivalent in Civil Engineering or similar is ideal, but applicants with relevant experience and no degree will not be at a disadvantage
  • 7+ years in a Site Engineering role
  • Experience in highways, 278 works, Section 38 works, drainage, earthworks and structures projects
  • Capable of using Total Station Survey and GNSS equipment
  • IT literacy
  • Pro active and good problem solving skills
  • A Team player, good attitude and willingness to learn

For more info please call Sophie Scott or Patrick Young in the office on 01543 629090

Date Posted: December 12th, 2019   |   Category: Professional

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