Site Engineer

Job Title: Site Engineer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Somerset
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Aisling Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 02, 2016 13:19

Job Description

My client is a subcontractor on a prestigious project in the Bridgwater area of Somerset and is looking for a Site Engineer for the duration of 12 months +. They are building the modular facilities for this iconic project with a project value of £45million. 



  • Acting as the main technical adviser on construction site for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives.

Experience, Qualifications & Person Spec:

  • CSCS
  • First Aid
  • Current Drug and Alcohol Test
  • Knowledge of relevant building and health and safety legislation
  • Project management skills
  • Communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals, e.g. construction managers, quantity surveyors, subcontractors, architects, designers, other engineers, etc.
  • Organisation skills and a methodical approach to work
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong teamworking skills and flexibility
  • Excellent IT literacy

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Setting out, levelling and surveying the site
  • Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations
  • Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications
  • Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant
  • Agreeing a price for materials and making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project
  • Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect
  • Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project
  • Liaising with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws
  • Communicating with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress
  • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors
  • Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines
  • Overseeing quality control and health and safety matters on site
  • Preparing reports as required;
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

You must have a minimum of four years experience at site engineer level and ideally be qualified up to HND Level.

The contract is for 12 months +.

If you are available for a quick start and have the skills outlined above please apply now or contact Aisling Ward on 01517375560 for further information.