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Project Engineer – Groundworks

  • £35,000 - £45,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Project Engineer


£35,000 – £45,000 + package

East London

About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined, cash-rich, well known utility contractor who is currently turning over £70M per annum. They specialise primarily within multi utilities, water (wastewater and clean water), and infrastructure areas of civil engineering, with offices in North London, Kent, and on the south coast (this role will be site based across London). They are well established across London and work with some of the largest developer and construction contractors in the UK, such as McLaren, St George & Galliard. 

This position has come about due to continued and strategic ongoing growth but while the business is looking to expand, they are also keen to maintain their family feel atmosphere, where it’s a fun working environment and everyone, is treated as a name, not a number, with the respect from the directors across the company.

About the role 

Due to my client continuing to grow and win more projects they are now looking for a Project Engineer to join their highly technical operations team. The successful candidate will be involved in Setting out and dimensional control of the works, Production of site health, safety, and environmental documentation as well as checking drawings and designs for accuracy, buildability, and specification compliance. The types of works you will be working on will be groundworks, deep drainage, multi utilities, and infrastructure. The project values could range anywhere from £400K – £3M. 


I am looking for someone who has at least 3 years of experience working for a utility, civil engineering, or groundworks contractor based in the UK. On top of this, a general understanding of utilities is important. It would be essential you have the following tickets:

 CSCS, Temporary Works Supervision, and SMSTS.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be working for a brilliant utility and civil engineering contractor, a contractor well respected across London & South East. You will also be rewarded with a salary ranging between £35,000 – £45,000 + van.

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I’ve established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors through to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ, or pre-construction positions.

What does this mean for you?

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for?

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss