Site Engineer (Highway Drainage)

Site Engineer (Highway Drainage)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Highways & Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £245 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Reporting to the relevant section engineer you will be responsible for ensuring that the works elements under your control are delivered to the correct quality and in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner. Working collaboratively with the wider project team to deliver successful project outcomes


• Supervise the works to ensure the highest standards of health and safety are maintained.
• In conjunction with the surveyors ensure all setting out is present and correct before work starts
• Ensure all RAMS are in place prior to works commencing.
• Setting out on-site by various methods (GPS / EDM / Total Station, etc…) for all aspects of work whether drainage / earthworks / roadworks / ducting / site clearance / fencing / structures etc…
• Work as part of a team and assist all team members as & when required. However, be able to undertake site duties individually or seek assistance where necessary
• Complete a daily diary of works being undertaken on-site with accurate & comprehensive details with regular site photos
• Complete check sheet’s for quality standards, in accordance with ITP’s
• Assist or undertake safety inspections & workplace inspections
• Raise & issue permits to work as required
• Undertake CAT & Genny surveys prior to excavation works commencing.
• Attend site meetings in relation to programme / safety / working areas
• Good communication skills with team / sub-contractors / general public / Client
• Be able to undertake site survey and produce sketches of survey work / construction sequences.
• Communicate with the project team, issues of non-conformances and contractual correspondence, maintaining comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works.
• Submit regular safety observations.
• Record resources and monitor outputs against programme.
• Management of any apprentice engineers as required.


• Civil Engineering related qualification (HNC, HND, BSc MSc, BEng, MEng).
• Minimum 5 years’ experience delivering highways drainage and roadworks.
• The ability to manage and control tasks and lead a team
• Site Supervisory Safety Training SSSTS (minimum)/Site Management Safety Training SMSTS (preferred).
• Relevant CSCS Card.
• Other relevant training (preferred includes Confined Space entry and management, NRSWA, CPCS Appointed Person, relevant lifting training and temporary works co-ordination).
• Understanding of Engineering Principles and extensive technical knowledge of specifications (Spec for Highway Works), construction techniques and best practices
• Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system, Primavera software).
• Successful experience at a Site Engineer level.
• CAT4+ training and experience.
• Safety Critical Medical (optional)

Typical Working Hours :

• Mon – Fri ( 07.30 to 18.00hrs )
• Sat & Sun ( only required to suit road closures or specific works – advance notice will be provided )

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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