Site Engineer

Ref No. EMP460882
Location Devon, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 month)
Job Status Applicants Required


Our client is looking for a large number of site engineers for an infrastructure upgrade programme in the South West of England. 6 months initial contract. We are looking for degree qualified candidates who hold an SMSTS or IOSH certificate.


SMSTS/IOSH, Degree Qualified, Construction Experience, CSCS, Health & Safety

The Job

Key Responsibilities

-Implement and maintain safe systems of work as part of developing SHE programme and participate in weekly SHE inspections.

-Daily supervision and organisation (in conjunction with site team) of subcontractors to ensure safe working practices in accordance with project requirements e.g. specification and terms and conditions.

-Be responsible and co-operate with the site team to ensure work is planned and undertaken in accordance with the Project Safety, Health and Environmental Plan.

-Be responsible and adhere to the quality process in accordance with the Project Quality Plan, with a particular emphasis on defect avoidance and zero defects at completion to ensure Nuclear Safety.

-Setting out of structures.

-Maintaining Quality Assurance Records and ensuring compliance with specification.

-Record keeping of site and other activities, including contractual records, for example daily diaries.

-Taking off and ordering of materials, and checking on delivery.

-Planning and sequencing of operations including the writing of risk assessments and method statements.

-Be proactive in project costs and assist in reporting on variances against weekly forecasts.

-Identify risks and opportunities, both technical and commercial.

-Liaise with third parties as necessary.

-Participate in daily shift meetings.

-Carry out any other reasonable project tasks as instructed by line manager.


-Degree level/HNC/HND qualification in a Civil Engineering and vocational training in Engineering


-Member of relevant Professional Institute

Technical Experience

-Minimum 2 years work experience within a similar role with a main contractor in built environment.

-Experience of coordinating design work and supervising subcontracts.

-Understanding of Engineering Principles

-Technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices

-Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system)

-Relevant CSCS Card

-Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management

-Presentation Skills Training (as they deliver inductions / briefings etc.)


-Experience in piling, steelwork erection, precast and insitu concrete

-Experience of heavy lift and transport contractors

-Experience of construction on a nuclear licensed site

-Computer competence (Sypol COSHH database, CAD)

-Vocational Training (successful experience at engineer level)

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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