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Senior Site Engineer – Groundworks

  • £240 - £270 Per Day + Benefits
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Colchester

Senior Engineer – Immediate Start


About the company

Our client, a family-owned award-winning contractor is going from strength to strength, having grown its turnover five-fold to £100m since 2014. Established over 40 years ago specialising in groundwork, civil engineering, RC frames, architectural concrete, rail, and aviation. As a long established, family-run business, they pride themselves on their loyal client base with repeat business time and again. From their head office in West London, they have a strong coverage of projects both in and around London with package values ranging from £5 million to £20 million covering the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

What sets this business apart is their ability to offer a complete solution to their clients through their in-house capabilities and expertise. These solutions provide their clients the reassurance that the projects will be completed on budget and to plan. This collaborative approach is retained throughout the company and is shown in the high staff retention within the business. The opportunity to be a part of this successful business and aid in the growth they have planned for the future is an exciting prospect indeed.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the project engineer / manager on-site, as a Senior Engineer your duties may include various tasks such as QA, temporary works coordination and As-builts among others. The senior engineer will manage junior engineers on-site and will be require a high-level of responsibility. This particular role may also involve some setting-out for foundations, drainage etc.

This initial project is based in West London. This is a long-term role with other sites in London and the home counties to follow. This position is suited to a career driven professional with aspirations for career progression within the company.

About the Benefits and Rewards

An excellent package is on offer with a salary in the region of £50,000 to £65,000 per annum dependent upon level of experience and exposure to this specialist sector. My client is open to both PAYE and self-employed status with a day rate between £240 to £270 per day. In addition to this, the role is offered with opportunities for personal development within this field.

About the Requirements

Ideal candidates need to be degree qualified in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering to be considered for this opportunity. A minimum of 2-3 years’ engineering experience on-site, working within this sector needs to have been gained. The ability to adapt to this fast-paced and busy environment is preferred and excellent communication skills will be necessary in leading the junior engineer team.