Site Engineer and Senior Engineer – Civils – Midlands

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Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 dependant on which role
Location: Rugby, Coventry, Leciester, Birmingham
Regions: Birmingham, East Midlands, Midlands, West Midlands

Leading Civil Contractor turnover of £550m per annum are seeking

  • Site Engineers
  • Senior Engineers
  • Sub Agents

To work on a variety of civil, infrastructure and Highways projects up to £8m each. Locations will include Birmingham, Leicester, Wellingborough and Midlands

Projects will include Highways, 278 works, demolition, enabling works, new construction, foundations, piling, RC concrete, works, and drainage. Must come from a main contractor background and have experience in Civil Engineering.

The role

The candidate will be Responsible for the technical engineering delivery and site co-ordination of a section of the project works. Take ownership of the health, safety and environmental, quality, programme and commercial management of the sections of the project.


  • Setting out of civil engineering and building works on various sites within the operating area
  • Ensure quality control requirements are met and recorded in accordance with specification
  • Operate and promote a high standard of health and safety and environment
  • Plan and schedule the work and efficiently organise the site in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines
  • Liaise and attend regular meetings with the Section Engineer/Sub Agent/Site Agent to update on progress of works
  • Read and understand construction and other drawings, specifications and other technical information.
  • Calculate quantities and understand construction measurement methods
  • Requisition of materials
  • Understand plant and equipment
  • Product/assist in the production of method statements, inspection and test plans and risk assessments and to ensure compliance of the same
  • Comply fully with Company’s Business Management System (BMS)


  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and consistently deliver safe and efficient projects on time
  • Team player
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Strong attention to detail


HNC/Degree civil engineering

Dependant on whether applying for Site engineer role, senior engineer role or Sub agent role

  • Site engineer must have 2/3 years experience
  • Senior engineer – must have 6/7 years experience
  • Sub agent must have 8/9 years experience

These years working as an Engineer on civil projects for a main contractor in a permanent position

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

  • Experience of working within the civil engineering industry for a main contractor (essential)
  • Valid CSCS card

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