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Senior Engineer – Utilities

  • £45,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Are you a Senior Engineer with experience in either utilities, groundworks or infrastructure?

Senior Engineer


£45,000 – £55,000 + package

East London

About the company

My client is a multi-disciplined, cash-rich, well-known utility contractor who is currently turning over £90M per annum. The group specialises within utilities & infrastructure, predominantly water, however, this part of the group specialises within multi utilities, groundworks, and infrastructure. They are one of the most established utility contractors in London and this part of the group deals with well-established across London and work with some of the largest developers and construction contractors in the UK, such as McLaren, St George & Galliard. This position has come about due to continued and strategic ongoing growth but while the business is looking to expand, this will open up more long-term opportunities for people who join their team to grow and develop.

About the role 

Due to my client continuing to grow and win more projects they are now looking for a Senior Engineer to join their highly technical operations team. The successful candidate will be involved in Setting out and dimensional control of the works, Production of site health, safety, and environmental documentation as well as checking drawings and designs for accuracy, buildability, and specification compliance. The types you will be working on will be groundworks, deep drainage, multi utilities, micro tunnelling, and infrastructure. The project values could range anywhere from £400K – £3M. There are long-term progression opportunities with this role to progress into Site Management and then Project Management.


I am looking for someone who has at least 5 years of experience working for a utility, civil engineering, or groundworks contractor based in the UK. On top of this, a general understanding of utilities is important. It would be essential you have the following tickets:

CSCS, Temporary Works Supervision, and SMSTS.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be working for a brilliant utility and civil engineering contractor, a contractor well respected across London & South East, and a contractor with a low staff turnover. You will also be rewarded with a salary ranging between £45,000 – £55,000 + van.