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Graduate Civil Engineer

Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Junior Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Civil Engineer (Graduate)

The Role:

The role will include providing technical support during the construction phase and during project close-out, to ensure that a number of tasks are carried out on-site with regard to Safety, Environment and Efficiency, and to assist the Site Agent and Foreman with the efficient and effective running of the site.

The Civil Engineer will also plan to enable activities to ensure timely work packages for the construction teams, which are safe and in line with the company procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

Engaging with site operatives

Maintain a register of operatives and staff on-site detailing their training records
Identify training needs of site personnel and inform them of upcoming training bookings

Site documentation and statistics

Ensure all paperwork and posters are displayed on the site office wall and kept up to date
Ensure all reported near misses are recorded following procedure and submitted to the Office Manager each week
Ensure all Safety and Environmental Statistics are recorded and sent to management monthly
Ensure current revisions of drawings are the ones being used on the site
Upload relevant site information onto Envoy, ensuring it is up to date
Deliver toolbox talks and present Cascade to site operatives, ensuring Cascade registers are completed and returned
Maintain a site diary, site correspondence file and photographic record of the project
Produce and display a roles and responsibilities chart, establishing the responsibility for each role on site

Monitor plant and equipment

Produce a site register to record all items to be inspected under LOLER and PUWER Regulations, and ensure they are regularly checked
Record the condition of the plant arriving on-site on a form with photographs
Check the weekly plant sheet against the actual plant on-site and ensure any anomalies are resolved through communication with the Cost Manager

Technical Support

Provide support with technical information/advice
Propose and/or develop value engineered solutions (during optioneering and design phases)
Produce ITPs and Task Briefings
Work with the Site Agent to produce a 2-week look ahead report
Assist with the production of Site Diaries and Allocation Sheets

Key Measures & Targets:

Accurate and timely setting out of the works
Timely handover of works and Quality records without outstanding defects
Production of accurate records, drawing registers and weekly diaries

Key Relationships:

Site team
Customer technical representative

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all the following criteria:


Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations
Awareness of the use of robotic total station or EDM instruments
Degree/HNC qualified, or equivalent, in civil engineering
Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with both clients and staff


Experience in using AutoCAD and MS Office
Temporary-works co-ordination
CSCS card
Cable avoidance training
First aid training
Confined space training

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