Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
  • Supervise assistant and site engineers
  • Assist with temporary works design schemes
  • Take a personal interest in identifying, coaching and developing key staff.
  • Monitor the work under their control to ensure that any unsafe work conditions and non-compliance with Company policies and procedures are promptly remedied.
  • Maintain good working relations with client / designer / Team, together with our supply chain.
  • Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques.
  • Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works. Formally request any missing information in sufficient time to allow the programme to proceed without delay.
  • Communicate with foremen and supervisors to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant for the use in the construction process.
  • Prepare written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.  
  • Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes/variations, subcontractors attendance, and records of work related discussions with client / designer / project team.
  • Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality.

Qualifications / Training

  • CSCS Card (relevant type)
  • All roles are expected to have the relevant competency skills cards

Skills/ Experience

  • At least 5 years, proven experience in large civil engineering projects.
  • Ability to produce, implement and manage safe systems of work for construction procedures.
  • Ability and confidence to communicate and present to Top Level Management, Senior level clients and public.
  • An understanding of the commercial issues in undertaking a large scale construction project.
  • Ability and confidence to discuss engineering issues with people across various levels and disciplines.
  • Excellent knowledge of current civil engineering legislation as well as Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience of setting out / engineering duties coupled with experience of managing junior engineers
  • Main contractor experience preferred
  • Experience of working within the development sector preferred
  • Competent in evaluating designers / architechs drawings and raising RFI’s
  • Experience of compiling RAMS and HSEQ documentation essential
  • Experience of direct delivery essential
  • Client facing experience preferred
  • PTS. (Desirable).
  • Proven experience/training with all the latest surveying/CAD techniques. (Desirable).


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