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Sector: Civil Engineering | Job Type: Temporary | Salary: Salary (negotiable on experience)

Site Engineer – Large Sub Contractor - Externals/ Civils

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Permanent Position

Salary (negotiable on experience)


My client is currently on the lookout for a Site Engineer for projects based around London. The successful candidate would ideally come from a background of a similar contractor with projects based around externals, hard landscaping and civils. Public Realm experience and a 278 works ticket are essential.




·         Good understanding and interpolation of engineer and architects’ drawings

·         Able to transfer from drawings to setting out in the field accurately and clearly

·         Able to inspect and raise / rectify quality actions prior to concrete pours, backfill of drainage etc

·         Able to use key software such as Microsoft suite, AutoCad and Adobe pdf packages

·         Able to direct and mentor junior engineer / chainman

·         Able to carry out take-off of quantities for site ordering

·         Able to read and understand RC drawings, and experienced in standard rebar call-off procedure/methods

·         Good attitude and able to work as part of a team, reporting to Foreman and Site/Project Manager

·         Keeping up to date Quality Assurance records


Skills/ Qualifications:


·         Degree Qualified

·         278 works tickets

·         Background experience with a similar sized subcontractor

·         Previous project backgrounds with externals, hard landscaping and drainage

·         Able to demonstrate good organisation skills in both site activities and administration duties

·         An excellent communicator

·         At least 3 - 5 years relevant Site Engineering experience


Our client seeks to select and promote employees based on their individual qualifications, experience and abilities to ensure complete equality of opportunity.


020 7609 7769


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