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Senior Engineer

  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Senior Engineer
  • Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + Package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SEAJCAP03_1553772658
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Job description

Location: Cambridgeshire

Sector: Civil Engineering and Infrastructure

Position: Senior Engineer

Salary: Please contact Amanda at PSR

Job Type: Permanent



The Company

I have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Senior Engineer to join one of the largest family owned civil engineering companies in the UK. You will be working for a diverse, proactive, contractor delivering award-winning projects across England.

The Role

As the Senior Engineer, you will be part of the site based team with a primary focus on site activities and assisting more junior members of the site team.

The engineering department is committed to conveying design information to the site operatives providing setting out to the highest accuracy in a clear and professional manor.



As the Senior Engineer you will:
  • Ensure the health and safety and following best practise
  • Checking base stations and site control prior to commencement of works and at regular intervals during currency of project.
  • Extract setting out data from drawings (electronic or hardcopy), schedules or instructions and set out works to the required accuracy.
  • Communicate setting out control to site operatives clearly
  • Oversee junior engineers/trainees in their day to day site activities.
  • Provide information to operatives to assist them to construct the works (i.e. manhole schedules, drainage track sheets, etc)
  • Record as-built information for Health and Safety File (i.e. invert levels, lateral and duct locations, etc) and forward to Survey department for final drawing up.
  • Keep a tidy and legible level book and survey book.
  • Ensure setting out equipment is properly maintained and calibrated in accordance with company procedures.
  • Assist Project Manager/Site Agent with site records/data base input as appropriate.
  • Report any safety/quality/environmental incidents or non-conformances to Project Manager/Site Agent/General Foreman.
  • Carry out, record any pre and post material checks Job Title Senior Engineer Reporting to Site Agent/Supervisor/ Engineering Manager Location Site Based, Regional Responsible for Line and Level Control
  • Assist junior engineers/trainees in the planning of their day to day site activities.
  • Provide guidance and training to assist the development of junior/trainee engineer/s
  • Where appropriate to assist/guide site management in decision making
  • Be able to provide (if time permits) Risk Assessments, method Statements and permits




Key Skills Needed
  • HNC qualification or equivalent or working knowledge and experience equally relevant.
  • Capable of using Total Station Survey and GNSS equipment
  • IT literate
  • Good communication skills
  • Pro-active problem solver
  • Relevant engineering software i.e. Auto CAD
  • Preferred relevant site experience in; Drainage, Earth works, Roads and Structures.




If this is the role for you, please contact Amanda directly @ PSR Solutions Ltd

01785 594271 /