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Site Engineer – Utilities

  • £35,000 - £45,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Sheffield

Are you a Site Engineer looking for progression opportunities into a Senior Agent/Project Manager (long term)? Are you based in Yorkshire with experience working in water?

About the company 

My client is a multi-disciplined, award-winning, tier-one main contractor, turning over £500M + per annum. They are known worldwide and have been for nearly 150 years. The reason they are known worldwide is because of their technical capabilities and brilliant standard of work across the water industry (infrastructure & non-infrastructure), highways infrastructure, environmental projects as well as commercial construction. My client has several in-house capabilities such as design, delivery, and commercial management.

About the opportunity

My client was selected as a tier-one contractor for Yorkshire Water AMP7 working specifically within South Yorkshire. They have 4 years left on their framework which is worth £160M, the schemes will be infrastructure, mechanical and electrical (within clean water & Wastewater) and they will be ranging in value from £3M – £10M. As well as working on a great variety of schemes you will also have a great leadership team on top of you, a leadership team with a great amount of experience within Civil Engineering, working for some brilliant companies within the UK Civil Engineering industry, allowing you to learn from some of the best.

Your day-to-day duties will involve ensuring that the project works to comply with the requirements of the contract specification and drawings etc. and maintaining appropriate records etc to confirm such compliance. You will be setting out and monitoring the quality throughout each scheme.

About the benefits 

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary ranging between £35,000 – £45,000 + a car allowance, 26 days annual leave + bank holidays on top (options to buy and sell 3 per year). You will also be given life assurance, and private medical insurance (options to buy for your family are also available). As well as the financial benefits, this is a superb career opportunity, an opportunity to work for one of the best Civil Engineering contractors in the UK, they’re one of the best due to the calibre of projects they have worked on, the technical capabilities of their staff and the development of their staff. Development of their staff is important and they have a bespoke development programme to help progress Engineers into Senior Agents and Project Managers.


I am looking for someone with at least 1 year of experience in Civil Engineering or utilities, ideally someone who has worked on non-infrastructure water projects (even better if you’ve worked on Yorkshire Water). I am also looking for someone who has a diploma or a degree in civil engineering.