Senior Engineer

The Role:

The Senior Engineer is to provide site engineering duties to several projects within the region, including the supervision of trainees and site engineers within the region. The role involves establishing the level and survey control for contracts and setting out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish the level and survey control for contracts
  • Set out detailed works as per the contract drawings ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis
  • Deliver the work safely, without environmental incidents, and to the specified quality without defects
  • Assist the Site Agent/Sub Agent in developing efficient work methods and techniques, ensuring the best use of resources and abilities are made
  • Ensure the availability of resources and that they consistently meet the client’s requirements for quality, quantity, and prompt delivery
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships between operatives and staff; client and contractor; suppliers and contractors; public and contractors; and subcontractors and contractors


  • Previous experience in setting out on civil engineering projects, which should include highways, infrastructure, and reinforced concrete works
  • Degree/HNC, or equivalent, in civil engineering
  • CSCS card
  • Confined space training
  • Experience using AutoCAD

Specific experience required

  • Advanced Survey / Setting out
  • Heavy Civils
  • Temporary works
  • Managing junior engineers
  • Design drawings
  • Controlling quality
  • Concrete works
  • Water / drainage works
  • Short term programming

The salary is indicative and dependent on experience.  Details on the overall package are to be discussed if selected for interview.

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