Construction Site Engineer

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £300.00 - £318.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6m plus

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Construction Site Engineer based at Barrow, Cumbria this contract is 6 months plus

To be responsible for the effective and efficient setting out and technical support on Civil Engineering projects. This will involve strict attention being paid to the location of above and below ground infrastructural installations and ensuring the safe, timely and well resourced completion of projects for the client on behalf of the company and the team.
As a member of the group, you will be committed to ensuring all projects maintain and provide a high standard of Health, Safety, Environment and Quality and are in compliance with all company principles, procedures and legislation guaranteeing best practice from all site employees.
In combination with this, you will be working as part of the site management team, liaising and working alongside all disciplines, i.e. the client, other professionals, contract managers, site managers, supervisors etc. and to take a full role in the implementation of personnel development through participation in any identified training or development opportunities.

Key Tasks
Discussing requirements with the client.
Analysing survey and mapping with computer modelling software
Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect
Setting out, levelling and surveying of sites
Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications
Maintain and agree relevant site records and as built drawings
Provide accurate reports for Quantity Surveyor to prepare monthly valuations
Liaising with all disciplines involved in the project, i.e. consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce, including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress
Liaising with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure Compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws
Adhering to quality control and health and safety matters on site
Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

Operational Accountabilities
Accountable for the completion of all tasks
Makes decisions with parameters set by manager
Interacts with clients and/or users
Supervisors the activities of others to meet set deadlines

Ability to use computer based systems e.g. Microsoft Office
BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment - Civil Engineering
CSCS Card - relevant to discipline
CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme
A Full UK Driving Licence is required
HNC/HND or foundation degree in Civil Engineering
Professional membership within a construction related body
Technical Training Certificates

Experience & Knowledge
Must have a good knowledge of the construction industry customs and best practice
Knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation and guidance
Competent in identifying and assessing contract risks
3 years on-site experience in a similar role
Confined space trained
Experience in the use of CAD

Key Skills
Calm, authoritative, makes decisions within defined limits of authority
Able to assess information, evaluate solutions and devise appropriate course of action
Good communication skills in both verbal and the use of the written English language
Ability to adapt to changing situations
Measuring skills
Time Management