Graduate Site Engineer (Infrastructure)

Graduate Site Engineer (Infrastructure)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Our Client specialises in the Power and utilities markets.  They design and build Infrastructure, delivering a broad range of gas, water and multi-utility infrastructure services to residential, business customers and blue chip clients.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Site Engineer with 2-3 years experience.

Purpose of the role

To support the engineering department in the delivery of site-based engineering duties. You will produce temporary works designs and deliver a complete range of Civil Engineering services from scheme concept through to detailed design and construction monitoring.

Specific Duties

Produce layouts and detailed drawings for the inclusion in the tender process
Produce as built drawings based on redlines provided by project managers / engineers
Checks dimension design data early, raising technical queries to eliminate delays from insufficient information
Setting out civil works via the use of GPS co-ordinates and point cloud.
Produce traffic management drawings (site route maps)
To procure and deliver setting out information on site / undertake surveys
Ensuring Permit to Dig, Temporary Works and other safety systems are implemented
To assist the construction supervisor/project manager in the management of site staff and provide technical advice/assistance where required
Assist project managers / engineers with temporary works designs for ongoing projects Engaging with third parties in communicating aspects of the design that require explanation or clarification
Provide feedback to supervising engineers / managers on the effectiveness of materials, specialist contractors, plant and designers being used on site.
Collate, update and file documents electronically onto the main server
To adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.
To comply with health and safety legislation, policies and procedures in the performance of the duties of the post.
To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
Behave in a professional and appropriate manner
Responsible for the safety, quality, productivity and accuracy of their own work.
Be punctual, polite & respectful at all times
Travel within the UK to various site locations shall be required regularly.
Perform other reasonable duties as assigned by the department head.

Knowledge & Experience

Minimum of two years’ work experience in civil engineering and/or earthworks
Minimum HNC/HND qualification in Civil Engineering
Experience and up to date knowledge of surveying software
Must be computer literate and specifically knowledgeable in MicroStation/AutoCAD and proficient using Microsoft office
Experience of 3D scanning, point cloud and Building Information Management systems (BIM) would be highly advantageous.
Experience with codes of practice for concrete and steel work design (EN & BS codes)
Experience in co-ordination of the civil/structural works, completion of construction activities, reviewing contractor method statements and ensuring compliance with all applicable standards and contract requirements during design and on site
Ability to discuss complex technical issues and with key stakeholders, ability to persuade and influence
Working knowledge of CDM 2015 Regulations the Designer and principal Contractors role
Good timekeeper, Responsible, conscientious, punctual, highly organised, self-motivated and able to work under pressure, both on own initiative and as part of a busy team.
Full UK Driving Licence.

Core Value Behaviours
Takes responsibility for decision-making, with autonomy and within the guidelines of the work instruction, for their workplace, and for their productivity. Ability to work well with others
Enquires and seeks guidance, in order to understand the processes and associated industrial applications.
Consistently and reliably deliver expectations in safety, production, quality, ethics and self-development
Follows the specified procedures and controls and be personally responsible and accountable for their production work and personal development
Committed to Equality and Diversity
Reflect on current and past performance and provide information and recommendations for continuous improvements in efficiency and effectiveness of working practices, and training and development requirements

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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