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  • Birmingham, UK
  • £40,000 - £51,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: SECc MID
  • Consultant: George Bayston

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Section Engineer - Permanent - Principal Contractor - West Midlands

My client, a Tier 1 Civil Engineering contractor is currently looking to recruit a Section Engineer to join its Heavy Civils division within the Hs2 project, focusing on the delivery of Civil Infrastructure / Water projects.

This vacancy has come about due to an increase in workload and expansion as a business unit.

Successful candidates will benefit from working on a range of projects valued £10M - £100M.


  • Establishing primary site control
  • Setting out & surveying when necessary
  • Check drawings and quantities as well as reading designs.
  • Liaise with sub-contractors and any consultants engaged in the project.
  • Supervise and monitor the progress and quality of work produced by site labour force and sub-contractors when required
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.
  • Introduce improvements and innovation where possible.

Your profile

  • 5 years+ experience
  • Formal qualification preferred - e.g. HND in construction related discipline ideal
  • Experience setting out for earthworks, drainage, highways, local authority roads, roundabouts, services etc.
  • Prior experience using AutoCAD is preferred
  • Committed, Enthusiastic, Strong work ethic, Independent thinker
  • CSCS Card.
  • SMSTS is a bonus


My client is a Specialist Civil Engineering Contractor that is looking to recruit an experienced Site Engineer with a strong background in delivering major civil schemes to join a well-established Civils Division.

Typical projects will involve; tunnelling, temporary works, deep drainage, bridges/structures (new-build & replacement) etc.

The appropriate candidate will be highly motivated and well organised demonstrating a good level of computer literacy and technical construction knowledge.

The successful candidate will need to have a proven track record of helping deliver £10m+ infrastructure schemes on time and within budget and in accordance to the companies H&S policies.

We're offering ongoing work at a highly competitive rate of pay, in an excellent working environment. As Site Engineer, you will have the full support of the Senior Engineers, Site Agents and Managers to make sure that, as a team, the scheme is being delivered to budget and to schedule whilst you are continually developing.


  • Stringent Record Keeping / QA
  • Proficient in AutoCAD / Produce Asbuilt Surveys
  • Interpretation of technical drawings
  • Working to RAMS
  • Liaising with Designers / Internal teams and management of TQ's


  • HNC or above in an Engineering or construction related subject
  • 5+ years practical experience in the role of Site Engineer
  • Experience working on heavy civil, water or major civil engineering projects
  • CSCS Card
  • Should have good record-keeping skills & be computer literate
  • Must have valid UK drivers license

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