Site Engineer (Tunnelling Project)

£400 - £450 per day


Swindon, UK

Lukasz Kondratowicz

Ref No: LK18_1706784117

We are currently working with civil engineering contractor specialising in water / tunnelling projects who are looking for experienced Site Engineer to join our team based in Swindon area.

Site Engineer

The Role:

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

Key Responsibilities:

Health, safety & environment.

Promote company's Cardinal Rules and establish safe working cultures and practices.
Comply with company procedures and legal obligations.
Promote and comply with environmental compliance.
Deliver the works safely.


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

Site engineering:

Establish the level and survey control for contracts.
Set out detailed works as per the contract drawings, ensuring checks are carried out regularly.
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 our procurement department to ensure the site has adequate resources to complete the tasks.
Produce ITPs and Task Briefings.
Produce 2 week look ahead in conjunction with the Site Agent.
Produce Site Diaries and Allocation Sheets.

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:

Develop good working relationships with site workforce and customer's technical representative.

Person Specification:

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


Previous experience of setting out on civil engineering projects
Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations
Fully conversant with the use of robotic total station or EDM instruments
Degree qualified/HNC (or equivalent) in civil engineering
Excellent communication skills
Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook


Experience in using AutoCAD and MS Office.
Temporary-works co-ordination.
CSCS card.
Cable avoidance training.
First aid training.

This is a temporary position. Duration is 6 weeks. 45 hours per week.

Tickets/training/certs required:

Confined space,
Specific experience required
Engineer is required to have pipe jacking experience.
He needs to be able to comfortably set out and manage tunneling works.

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