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Section Engineer – Highways

  • £40,000 - £44,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Essex

Section Engineer

Civil Engineering

£40,000 – £44,000


About the company

My client is a Tier One Main Contractor, turning over £1B. They specialise within Civil Engineering and infrastructure across the UK and despite being a Tier One Main Contractor, they also self-deliver the majority of their works. The types of Civil Engineering work they cover involve highways, rail, marine, bridges, nuclear and energy.

About the role

Due to the company continuing to grow and win more projects within the South and South East they are now looking for a section engineer to join their team. The successful candidate will need to co-ordinate the site engineering control activities to satisfy contract programme requirements and delegating as well as getting involved on site and setting out. The projects that you will be involved in will be large highways infrastructure projects. This opportunity has superb potential to help the correct professional to improve as an engineer and enhance their long-term career. Their will be several engineering training courses and, in the future, management training courses to help with professional’s long-term career aspirations.

The successful candidate will be in charge of looking after a team of site engineers, it is important to note this opportunity has great potential to help people progress into a sub agent then in the future a project manager.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be working for a growing company who have a strong belief in development and progression of their current staff and they offer a training program to help you progress into the next stage of your career.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary of £40,000 – £44,000 + package


  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Setting out experience.
  • Background working on highways and heavy civil engineering infrastructure projects (UK based), covering concrete works, deep drainage and major earthworks.
  • Ideally, I will need someone with 4 + years’ experience working for one tier 1 or tier 2 company within Civil Engineering.