Senior Site Engineer – Highways (Outside IR35)

Job Overview


Our Client's vision is to be the UK’s leading smart infrastructure solutions company.  They focus on blue chip clients whose major spending plans are underpinned by strategic national needs, regulatory commitments, legislation or essential performance requirements. 

They have a temporary requirement for a Senior Site Engineer to support with the delivery of 3 schemes along the A1 corridor in Newcastle and Northumberland, with a combined value in excess of £600m;  additionally they have been awarded a further Scheme M60/M62/M66 Simister Island.

Scope of Works

Early survey works on Simister Island, which is required to develop the stage 3 and stage 5 design. The surveys taking place include Pavement Surveys (Cores, GPR), Drainage Surveys, Ground Investigation Surveys (Boreholes, Trial Holes), and Topographical surveys.
The Senior Engineer’s tasks will include, but not limited to:
Setting out on-site by various methods (GPS / EDM / Total Station, etc…) for all aspects of work whether drainage/earthworks/roadworks/ducting/site clearance /fencing/structures, etc…
Work as part of a team and assist all team members as & when required. However, be able to undertake site duties individually or seek assistance where necessary.
Complete a daily diary of works being undertaken on-site with accurate & comprehensive details.
Complete check sheet’s for quality standards, in accordance with ITP’s.
Assist or undertake safety inspections & workplace inspections.
Raise & issue permits as required.
Undertake CAT & Genny surveys prior to excavation works commencing.
Present site inductions,
Attend site meetings in relation to programme, safety, working areas
Good communication skills with team, sub-contractors, general public and Client
Be able to undertake site survey and produce sketches of survey work /construction sequences

Training / Competency Requirements:

CSCS card relevant to appointment
SMSTS certification
Minimum 5 year’s experience in civil engineering industry
CAT & Genny trained Required (CAT4+)
1st Aid (optional)
Safety Critical Medical Required.
Laptop (optional)
AutoCAD (optional)
Sat & Sun (only required to suit road closures or specific works – advance notice will be provided
Nights £400 (Outside IR35)

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