Site Civil Engineer

RGB Recruitment Ltd
Exeter, England
Apr 30, 2022
May 30, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Pre-Construction Setting out Engineer

Civil Engineering Main Contractor


Would you welcome the opportunity to join a privately owned and professionally run Civil Engineering Contractor based in the South West?

A Degree qualified Setting out Engineer is required to join one of the leading names within Civil Engineering who cover a radius of Cornwall, Devon, and Exeter.

Currently they support several of the Major civil engineering and construction contractors providing engineering pre construction support for housing developers, schools, hospitals, utility upgrades for local authorities and major highway schemes.

Due to repeat business, they now have an opportunity for a Pre-Construction Setting out Engineer to join their Exeter based Project team.

Due to the nature of their business, regular travel within the south west is required but a company vehicle will be provided so this would be a mixture of working on site, from home and the offices. It is also essential that you have experience of Setting out / Site Engineer with experience of using GPS, Robotic Total Station.

Other duties may include:
  • Setting out, levelling and surveying a construction site
  • Working with site plans, drawings and building information models
  • Mapping structural boundaries on the ground using pegs and markers
  • Liaising with designers and engineers to ensure plans and drawings are accurate
  • Overseeing quality control
  • Monitoring health and safety
  • Keeping a site diary
  • Resolving technical problems
  • Working in an office and on a construction site.

Requirements for the role:
  • Minimum of 5 years setting out experience in housing, construction or civil engineering.
  • Degree or HNC/D level in a relevant area of Civil Engineering / Construction.
  • Essential that you can work with minimal supervision
  • Be responsible for producing setting out data from a range of formats including AutoCAD.
  • Its also essential that you will be proficient with robotic total station.
  • Able to communicate effectively and liase with subcontractors and the clients.

In return you will be given a generous basic salary as well as the use of a company vehicle plus overtime is readily available.

To be considered for this role please apply or contact Laura to discuss further.