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Project Engineer – RC Frame And Groundwork Subcontractor

  • £270 - £320 Per Day
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

Project Engineer – RC Frame & Groundwork Subcontractor


About the Company

Our client is an award-winning RC frame and groundwork contractor who have completed many of London’s most prestigious schemes.Over the years these schemes have included highly complex projects where their in-house capability has proven time and again that they are one of the best in the business.

This is a client that is a pleasure to work with as they have always had a high staff retention rate within the business. They pride themselves on their on-site safety with their ultimate goal to being an industry leader in this field with a multifaceted strategy within the business utilising an integrated management system which in-turn ensures all staff reach their goal of zero harm. 

This is a business that has built an impressive reputation for delivering quality every time, this is why they have a built a loyal repeat client base. The majority of their projects have gained huge media focus through the successful delivery of some of the most high-profile schemes throughout London.

About the Opportunity

As a project engineer on-site, you will be reporting to the project manager / director supporting them with establishing the construction plan and engineering methods in addition to assisting with equipment selection and coordination. You will also be aiding the project director in Pre-construction activities such as selection of Form-work/False work and Core Methodology. As no2 on-site the project engineer will attend progress meetings with the design team to coordinate design and re-bar take off. They will also attend weekly meetings with site QS to track costs and variation work from clients.

In this role you will be tasked with leading and managing a team of site engineers on various tasks including but not limited to: Setting-out, re-bar take-offs, temporary works, QA duties and as-built responsibilities. This is very much an assistant to the project manager level role as Project Engineer.

About the benefits and rewards

The salary will be dependent upon level of exposure to this industry, similar roles and experience within this sector. The company offers excellent opportunities in this role, they will be looking to tune skills and mould the successful individual into a project manager / director in the future. This is a career enhancing role which offers excellent development and highly competitive rates of pay.

About the Requirements

To be considered for this exciting opportunity the successful professional is required to be degree qualified in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering with a minimum of 45 years’ engineering experience on-site, working within this sector needs to have been gained. Prior experience of setting-out groundworks, RC frames and similar packages is a must as even though this role will not involve setting-out, you will be required to oversee the setting-out teams. Other preferred traits for this position involve a good commercial awareness with exceptional people skills and the ability to present ideas and negotiate. Teamwork is a key aspect of this role yet a willingness to work independently to solve problems is also necessary. IT skills are increasingly important for engineers working on-site and in the site office so a high level of competency in this area is vital.