Site Engineer

  • 3D Personnel
  • Watford, UK
  • Apr 25, 2019

Job Description

Our client is one of the leading civil engineering and construction contractors in Ireland and the UK.

They are looking for a Site Engineer with good Earthworks, drainage & RC Works to join their team for a permanent role that they have in the Watford area.


  • act as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, craftspeople and operatives
  • set out, level and survey the site
  • check plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations
  • ensure that all materials used and work performed are in accordance with the specifications
  • oversee the selection and requisition of materials
  • agree a price for materials and make cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project
  • manage, monitor and interpret the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect
  • liaise with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project
  • liaise with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws
  • communicate with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress
  • day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors
  • plan the work and efficiently organise the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines
  • oversee quality control and health and safety matters on site
  • prepare reports as required
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with civil engineering contractor or large subcontractor
  • GPS setting out experience is essential

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to work with one of the leading civil engineering contractors across the UK and Ireland.

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