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Project Engineer – RC Frame And Groundwork

  • £280 - £320 Per Day
  • Civil Engineering
  • Manchester

About the Company:

With a group capability including groundworks, RC frames, demolition, piling and multiple build related packages, this organisation is currently turning over more than £400 million per annum with over £150 million of that coming from the specialist concrete frame and groundwork division. With offices just outside London in Borehamwood, they are ideally placed to service all of their projects in and around London while also having regional offices up the country covering their areas of work in the Midlands and North West. This business truly is exceptional with regards to capability and in-house expertise. They are still privately owned and the MD is an entrepreneur that is always looking for ways to improve what they do and expand their operation to be able to offer a better solution to their client’s needs. I have worked with this business for over 10 years and maintain a close working relationship with the team and can offer the chance to be interviewed by the MD so you too can gain a full insight into what this business can offer.


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 / 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 role offers excellent career development and competitive rates of pay.


About the Requirements:

  • Candidates are required to be degree qualified in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering in order to be considered.
  • A minimum of 4-5 years’ engineering experience on-site, working within this sector needs to have been gained.
  • Prior experience of setting out groundwork’s, concrete 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.
  • An excellent communicator.
  • Able to work as part of a team yet willing to work independently.
  • Have very good commercial awareness.
  • Would-be Project Engineers need to be forward planners, with exceptional people skills and the ability to present ideas and negotiate.
  • Good problem-solving skills are essential.
  • IT is increasingly important for Engineers working on-site and, in the office, so competent ability in this area is vital.


If you’re interested in finding out more, please apply to or call 01923 750095