Site Engineer

Position: Site Engineer

Location: Devon / Cornwall

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 Plus Car/Allowance and Package

The Role:

Our client is a large engineering company who operate predominately in the water industry. They have been awarded a contract with South West Water to design, build and refurbish their water treatment plants.

They are recruiting for a Site Engineer to help deliver successful projects in the region. You will have overall responsibility for our team for site engineering and setting out, you will provide support to our operational team to ensure works are constructed within allowable tolerances. In addition, you will provide engineering support, ensure technical problems are overcome and technical queries are answered.

You will ensure the workforce understand setting out information has been identified as suitable for the type of work being carried out. Assist in the preparation of sketches for distribution on site, ensuring clear communication channels are in place for effective understanding. Be aware of the provisions of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management System and to assist in its implementation to ensure a safe working environment.


  • Ensure Health & Safety are of paramount importance
  • Regularly review project status ensuring all options have been considered and evaluated to improve construction performance
  • Co-ordination of all site control and surveying on the site
  • Daily co-ordination and analysis of survey / settlement and monitoring results
  • and distribution of drawings / documents and quantities and ensuring that any calculations are accurate for the works
  • Overseeing all civil engineering drawings, spotting potential areas either for error or for value to improve programme and cost
  • Supporting with the selection and procurement of materials for use in the construction and their value
  • Planning the work and efficiently organising site teams in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines
  • Attending regular meetings with clients and consultants, and keeping them informed of progress
  • Supervising and monitoring the site labour force and monitoring the work of any subcontractors
  • Overseeing quality control, ensuring all Inspection and test forms are completed and recorded
  • Promote Near Miss and Positive Intervention reporting
  • Development of strong team working relationships
  • Helping to ensure all project KPI`s and KPM`s are achieved
  • Cost risk management and early identification of problematic issues on site


  • Civil engineering experience (water industry is beneficial)
  • Conversant in setting out and surveying techniques and modern instrumentation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • CSCS
  • First Aid
  • CAD experience desirable
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business

Job Information

Job Reference: 887010_1648734286
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: South West
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Civil

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