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Site Engineer – Highways

  • £20,000 - £35,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Somerset

Site Engineer

Civil Engineering

£20,000 – £35,000

Creech Castle, Somerset 

About the company

My client is a well-established, well-respected, and well-structured, self-delivering Civil Engineering contractor who turns over £230M per annum. They are multi-disciplined and specialise in highways infrastructure, bridge infrastructure, rail infrastructure, highways maintenance, urban regeneration, and resurfacing. The projects they work on can range in value from £1M up to £36M and they are a trusted contractor in the South, South West, and the whole of Wales.

About the role 

Due to the company continuing to grow and win more projects they are now looking for a Site Engineer to join their 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 scheme is 1 year long and involved road and highways infrastructure, bridge infrastructure, retaining walls & structures. On top of this, they are also looking for someone that they can train, develop, improve and help progress into a Senior Engineer in a couple of years.

You will be in charge of assisting the Sub Agent 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.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be working for a growing company that has a strong belief in the development and progression of their current staff and they offer a training program to help you progress into the next stage of your career. On top of this, you will be given great opportunities to work in several different parts of the group and gain exposure to several different types of Civil Engineering.

You will be rewarded with a basic salary ranging from £20,000 – £35,000 + a package.


  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Working as a Site Engineer for a UK-based Civil Engineering contractor, working on infrastructure projects is preferred.
  • Ideally, I will need someone with at least 1 years experience working for a UK-based tier 1 contractor.

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 through 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.