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Site Engineer – Infrastructure

  • £30,000 - £39,0000
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reading

Site Engineer

Civil Engineering

£30,000 – £39,000


About the company

My client is one of the best self-delivering, Civil Engineering, Tier One Main Contractors in the UK. They are currently operating at a turnover of £850M PA and have gained a brilliant reputation across the UK working on some of the largest and most prestigious projects. Some of the projects they have worked on have been Thames Tideway Tunnel, London City Airport expansion, and the Olympic Park. The types of works they are famous for range from groundworks, RC structures, major earthworks, deep drainage, marine works, and piling.

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. My client has a guaranteed workload of 5 years which will offer you brilliant stability, the projects will range in value from £8M to £50M. The types of works you will be working on will involve deep drainage, earthworks, RC structures, and piling. 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 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.

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 £30,000 – £39,000 + a package.


  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Working as Site Engineer for a UK based Tier One Main Contractor, working on infrastructure projects is essential.
  • 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.