Senior Site EngineerCivils and Water

Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Site Engineer with Civils and Water experience to join the team. Based in the Peterborough Office covering Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire.

About the Client:

A leading civil engineering and construction company mainly operating within the water industry but also operate in building and civils markets, and have a turnover of over £169 million.

About the Role:

  • To perform a technical, organisational, and supervisory role on construction projects.
  • Organise a team of site engineers / junior engineers and allocate work as required to enable efficient management of engineering resources.
  • Responsible for marking out sites, levelling out, surveying the site, applying designs, and plans and liaising with sub-contractors
  • Check drawings and quantities and ensuring the calculations are accurate for the work
  • Oversee the selection and requisition of materials and plant for use on site
  • Liaise with any consultants, sub-contractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and general workforce involved in the project
  • Write detailed reports
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and any other problems that may arise
  • Communicate with site and office based staff regarding technical issues, in a friendly and helpful way

About the Candidate:

  • Appreciation of civil engineering design and construction – particularly earthworks and setting out
  • IT skills – particularly Excel.
  • Self-motivated and above all a team player; displaying a medium/long term commitment to learn, share and contribute to the team
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Competent in 2D AutoCAD.
  • Ability to work off own initiative
  • Basic competence in 3D AutoCAD.
  • Familiar with import/export of data between GPS, CAD and LSS

Points of Appeal:

  • Leading civil engineering and construction company
  • Rapidly growing company
  • Professional but fun workplace, where people have a voice.
  • Opportunity for growth


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Naomi Read on 0203 640 8989 or email