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Site Engineer – Utilities

  • £30,000 - £38,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Peterborough

Site Engineer 

Water Infrastructure 

£30,000 – £38,000 + package 


About the company

My client is a Tier One Main Contractor who is multi-disciplined within several aspects of civil Engineering & infrastructure. They have a huge presence all over the UK working on landmark projects that range in value from £10M – £120M. Company values are also extremely important, they believe in respect, teamwork, excellence, and integrity as well as a few others. My client has been trading for over 80 years and is currently going through the busiest period the companies have ever had. Despite going through such a busy patch, they are not staying stagnant and will continue to grow as an organisation. The types of works they covered involve water infrastructure, highways infrastructure & bridge infrastructure.

About the role 

Due to the company continuing to grow and winning a huge chunk of work on Anglian Water they are now looking for a Site Engineer to join their team. The successful candidate will need to have the ability to produce, manage and drive Quality on each project as well as the ability and confidence to raise, discuss and resolve engineering issues on site, and with design engineers. On top of this, you undertake Surveying and setting out duties. ·The projects that you will be involved in will be Anglian Water but infrastructure-based projects, tunnelling, and pipe jacking. The project involves creating hundreds of kilometers of new, interconnecting pipelines to help combat the impact of climate change and keep fresh, clean water flowing across the Anglian region. This opportunity has superb potential to help the correct professional to improve as an engineer and enhance their long-term career 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 in a good work-life balance. 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.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary of £30,000 – £38,000 + package.


  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Setting out experience.
  • Background on heavy civil engineering infrastructure projects, covering utilities, deep drainage, or waterworks.
  • Ideally, I will need someone with 2 + years experience working for one tier 1 or tier 2 company within Civil Engineering or Utilities (UK based).

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.