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Senior Engineer – Earthworks

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

Senior Engineer

Civil Engineering – HS2

£35,000 – £45,000 


About the company

The company started up in 1956 with activities focused on providing subcontract earthworks capabilities to the main contractors engaged in the national motorway network construction programme. The business developed to become one of the biggest plant fleet operators in Britain and established a subsidiary to work in Northern Ireland in 1967. The company is a specialist in what they do which is bulk earthworks & soil treatment.

About the role 

Due to my client wining a 5-year project on HS2, they are now looking to grow the team and recruit a Senior Engineer to join the team. The successful candidate will be setting out on site, driving quality, and coordinating the site engineering control activities to satisfy contract programme requirements and delegating. The types of works you will be covering will be bulk earthworks and soil treatment.

You will be in charge of assisting the Site Manager in the initial site set-up, ensuring Company systems and procedures are in place and implemented. It is important to note you will need to apply effective planning techniques, methods analysis, and controls to ensure the most effective and continuous use of resources. The successful candidate will be in charge of looking after a team of site engineers and it is important to note this opportunity has great potential to help people progress into Regional Engineering Manager.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be working for a contractor that firmly believes in progressing and bettering its staff. Due to the current setup, this opportunity gives you a great chance to progress into a Regional Engineering Manager position in the future.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary of £35,000 – £45,000 + package


  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Setting out experience.
  • Background working on infrastructure projects for a UK-based, self-delivering civil engineering contractor.
  • Experience working as a Senior Engineer.
  • Ideally, I will need someone with 5 + years of experience working for one tier 1 or tier 2 company within Civil Engineering.

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 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.