Site Engineer

Ref No. EMP406104
Salary £25,000 - £44,000/annum
Location Watford, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


My client is looking for a a Site Engineer based out of their Watford office on a Permanent basis.


Site Engineer experience on large scale projects

The Job

The purpose of this role is to provide site engineering duties for a number of projects within the region. The Site Engineer will establish the level and survey control for contracts and set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring that checks are made on a regular basis.

Key responsibilities:

Site engineering:

  • Establish the level and survey control for contracts
  • Set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring checks are carried out on a regular basis
  • Ensure that records are accurate and comply with organisational and legal requirements
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise at any time
  • Produce procurement schedules for the jobs and liaise with the procurement department to ensure site have adequate resources to complete the tasks
  • Produce ITP's and Task Briefings
  • Produce 2 week look ahead in conjunction with the Site Agent
  • Produce Site Diaries and Allocation Sheets

Health, safety & environment:

  • Comply with company procedures and legal obligations
  • Promote and comply with environmental compliance
  • Deliver the works safely and to deadline


  • Promote best practice
  • Comply with Company procedures
  • Ensure work is delivered defect/snag free
  • Endeavour to spot and highlight value engineering opportunities

Key measures & targets:

  • Accurate and timely setting out of the works
  • Timely handover of works and Quality records without outstanding defects
  • Production of accurate records, drawing registers and weekly diaries

Key relationships:

  • Site team
  • Customer technical representative


The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:

  • Previous experience of setting out structures, drainage, ducts, earthworks and concrete structures on civil engineering projects

    Setting out - line and level control

    Identify Change

    Managing sub-contractors activities and safety

    Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations

    Fully conversant with the use of robotic total station or EDM instruments

    Degree/HNC qualified, or equivalent, in civil engineering

    Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with both clients and staff

    Self-driven and results-oriented with a positive outlook

    CSCS card


    First aid training

    Buried service location and avoidance


  • Cable avoidance training

    Confined space training

    Temporary-works co-ordination


Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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