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Civil Engineer

Professional Hires
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear
Closing date
Jun 8, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We are looking to recruit a highly experienced Site Engineer (known internally as a Package Engineer/Manager) to work across several key schemes in the North East of England. The right candidate will be willing to travel within this region to support delivery of some significant SRM projects.

Why join us?

For 152 years Sir Robert McAlpine has worked at the forefront of the construction world - gaining a reputation for engineering excellence and the respectful, honourable way of doing what we do. Our achievements through the decades are down to the people we employ and the opportunities we give them to succeed. With so many stand-out projects and opportunities ahead, now is the perfect time to join our family-owned business, and proudly build Britain's future heritage with us.

The Package Engineer/Manager role:

As a member of the project team reporting to the project manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, coordination and leadership of a number of sub-contractors employed in a variety of trades within the respective area of works, as well as a number of key tasks on site, including; setting out, progress mark ups, Q&A, surveying, creating reference points, keeping records, etc.

The role requires some level of interfacing between internal departments and external agencies, such as Architects, Engineers, Construction Workers, Sub-contractors

Working with the Commercial staff write the Scope of Works for each package, for which you are responsible for

Managing technical aspects of the on and off site works

Review package tender information produced by design teams and comment where appropriate

Manage numerous packages for your designated area

You'll also be involved in regular site progress meetings with sub-contractors to monitor progress, quality and safety, etc. to ensure the Chief Engineer and Project Manager/Project Director are updated on all issues

Your profile

Ideally a Degree in civil engineering, Construction Management or related field

Ability to prepare a 3 week look-ahead programme with assistance of project planner

Proven working experience in package management and ideally within a variety of disciplines such as cladding/facades, drainage, etc.

An understanding of all facets of the construction process and overall construction/civil engineering industry

Familiarity with construction software packages, Planning/Programme Techniques

Has an understanding of collaboration and the need to develop internal and external relationships

Ability to prioritise, plan, schedule and evaluate works

Effective written and communication skills

Knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards

A passion for completing jobs effectively, on time and with quality in mind


We're ready to invest in you and your future, and offer wide-ranging, performance-related progression opportunities. Our competitive rewards packages feature flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities.

We'd love you to join us in proudly building Britain's future heritage. Apply online now.

Sir Robert McAlpine is focused on being a truly inclusive employer, even if you don't meet every single requirement, we'd still love to hear from you. Especially if you're part of a group that is under-represented in Construction. Our goal is for Sir Robert McAlpine to proportionally represent the diversity of the working population in society. As a family-run business with strong family values, our aim is to ensure that Sir Robert McAlpine is a supportive, empowering and inclusive environment for every member of our team

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