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Brighton and Hove

£27000.00 - £35000.00 Per year

Job type


Site Engineer - East Sussex


We are looking for an experienced Site Engineer for a position available in the East Sussex area

Ideally the candidate will have experience of concrete frames, precast concrete construction, concrete core construction and post-tensioned slab construction.

Title: Site Engineer- Infrastructure

Reporting to: Section/Senior Engineer

Qualification: HNC/HND/BEng/MEng Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

Professional Qualification: Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer, Institution of Civil Engineers (IEng MICE) or has made significant progress towards. 

Key Responsibilities & Objectives

Safety, Health, Environment & Sustainability

  • Produce method statements and risk assessments to be approved by supervising engineers
  • Know the company procedures and statutory regulations relating to environmental and waste management issues. Carry out necessary monitoring under the guidance of others.

Dimensional/Spatial Control

  • Provides dimensional control for a section of the works
  • Undertakes as built surveys for a section of the works and presents results in format that can be included in project records if required
  • Establishes and maintains secondary control on the project from primary control
  • Checks dimension design data early, raising technical queries to eliminate delays from insufficient information
  • Ensures that appropriate as built surveys are undertaken, correctly recorded and communicated
  • Manages the survey equipment ensuring it is suitable for the works and in calibration so that there are no dimensional control errors due to survey equipment

Workmanship, Quality, Inspection & Testing

  • Raises Non Conformance Report (NCR) for all non conformances and reports potential non-conformances
  • Produces Inspection and Test Plans (ITP) that correctly interpret the specified quality requirements
  • Implements the Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) and the Request for Witness and Approval (RWA) procedures
  • Collates and files quality records for potential inclusion in quality assurance documentation
  • Carries out quality control checks using internal check sheets where appropriate
  • Applies the company and external technical information to help achieve the specified quality requirements
  • Adopts and promotes a culture of “right first time”

Information, Change Control & Records

  • Files and maintains the engineer’s drawings and specifications so that the current information is always presented to them
  • Marks up drawings & specifications with any changes referencing the documentation that verifies the change
  • Interprets and abstracts construction information from the drawings and specification and provides this to the supervisors and operatives in a clear and understandable way using sketches

Permanent Works Materials, Products, Plant & Systems

  • Measures materials usage and provides quantity information for preparation of material call off / requisitions
  • Carries out on site testing of materials, products, plant and systems as required by their role

Construction Methods, Practices and Innovation

  • Reads and understands method statements and makes sure that site operations follow these methods accurately reporting any variances to supervisors and his supervising engineer
  • Produces sketches and drawings to clarify methods and construction sequences

Temporary Works/Systems & Cranes

  • Takes on the role of temporary works inspector for standard temporary works they are involved with
  • Makes sure that temporary works on their section are identified and the temporary works procedure is applied to them

Engineering Knowledge – Capture, Sharing & Using

  • Interrogate design information and determine if there are sufficient details to construct the works. Raise relevant documentation (e.g. TIEs, TQs, CVIs, etc) with assistance from supervising engineers / managers, to resolve discrepancies and anomalies detected.
  • Effective communication of technical information to the workforce and liaison with functions/support services within the project team in a timely & accurate manner.
  • Provide feedback to supervising engineers / managers on the effectiveness of materials, specialist contractors, plant and designers being used on site.
  • Preparation of basic calculations/drawings/sketches
  • Contact: Simon Ditchfield

This position is now closed.

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