Site Engineer (Setting Out) for 340-unit residential project in Canary Wharf
Site Engineer required with Main Contractor for 340-unit Residential mixed-use development in Poplar. It will comprise of two main buildings; a 23-storey tower and stepped blocks of 20, 17, 14, 11 and an eight-storey element, linked by a two-storey podium at ground level, creating a cascading effect.
About the Client:  My client has been established for over 40 years now and they provided a reliable, high quality specialist formwork service to main contractors originally. Since then the company has successfully broadened its operations to include general construction property development, plant hire and landscaping whilst continuing to provide a non-adversarial value for money service on which clients can rely.
Operating throughout London and the South of England they have become a well-established construction company with an excellent reputation built on expertise quality innovation and professionalism.
About the Role:  The Site Engineer reports to the Senior Engineer / Block Manager on site and works closely with him/her to help drive the project through to successful completion, on time, within budget and to the highest standards as required.  The candidate will need to be is highly motivated, willing to work on their own initiative and possesses good interpersonal and communication skills.  Candidate will be competent in the use of instruments such as EDM’s, Total Stations, Laser Levels, Dumpy levels.

  • Will be responsible for one block on site.
  • Install levels as block is being excavated to basement -3 level.
  • Levels for pile cut off.
  • Set out pile caps.
  • Cube up concrete quants required.
  • Set out basement slabs.
  • Set out concrete or steel frame to height of building (verts + jump-form and slab edge)
  • Datums as structure is being built.
  • Datums, levels and off set line for cladding contractor
  • As-built surveys of block
  • Set out for internal partitions


  • Engineering Degree/Diploma Required
  • Preferably 5+ years Engineering experience
  • Computer literate in Design Software  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team


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