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Senior Engineer – Highways infrastructure

  • £35,000 - £44,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Gatwick

About the company

The company that I’m recruiting for are a privately owned, leading name within the Highways, Bridges and Civil Engineering sector within England, turning over £105M. Since starting up the company in the late 60’s they have become a very trusted partner with my many clients within Kent, Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Midlands and Yorkshire. The firm specialise in S278 and S38 works, as well as construction and maintenance work for all types of highway, from minor roads to motorways and major route construction. They also specialise in the bridge infrastructure, utilities and rail. The projects that they get generally involve plenty of concrete works, deep drainage and major earthworks ranging in value from £2M – £25M.

About the Opportunity 

Due to the company continuing to grow and win more projects within the South and South East they are now looking for a senior 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 S278 works, bridge and 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, ranging from 4-7 and 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

This contractor is a huge believer of a good work life balance. There will be no lodging away and you will always be put on projects as close to home as possible. 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 £35,000 – £44,000 + package

Requirements

  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Setting out experience.
  • Background working on highways and heavy civil engineering infrastructure projects, covering concrete works, deep drainage and major earthworks.
  • Ideally, I will need someone with 5 + years’ experience working for one tier 1 or tier 2 company within Civil Engineering.