Senior Engineer – PAYE Main Contractor

About the Company:

Our client is a main civils & building contractor who undertakes new build. They have an excellent reputation, in part, through the innovative hands-on approach of the company’s directors.  In addition to this they continually invest in people development to ensure they have the best staff at the sharp end providing knowledge and expertise to guarantee excellence on every project.  They undertake work for a wide range of public sector and commercial clients.

Our client’s sustained growth is founded in its traditional approach to providing quality building work to its clients, ensuring their specifications are met to the highest possible standards.  They pride themselves on their professionalism and quality of workmanship which have given our client an enviable client list working in both the public and private sector for local and national businesses.  Their proven track record has helped to secure projects from a number of market sectors from national civil infrastructure projects to new build housing contracts.


About the Role:

Our client is looking for a Senior Engineer who desires to progression into management. They are continuing to expand within the London and South East region and have recently secured a number of projects. The candidate must have knowledge of building processes within the main contract building environment typically covering education, healthcare, commercial, retail, leisure, residential and specialist projects. Their projects range from £1-£10m with a mixture of New Build and Refurbishment. You will ideally be a Setting Out Engineer with Site/Package Management aspirations. This is an excellent opportunity for those with the desire to achieve results by hard work and who wish to participate in the future of a progressive organisation.


About the Benefits/Rewards:

The base package is circa £45,000 – £55,000 and the company’s main ambition is to bring an individual into the organisation with the ability to grow and become a valued member of the team. There will also be a generous benefits package in addition the basic. The company encourages promotion for candidates that are enthusiastic and competent. Employees will be promoted through the company at a rate that is comfortable for their abilities rather than within a set company structure. This encourages the strengths and successes of the company and each individual.




  • Candidates need to be degree qualified in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering to be considered
  • A minimum of 5 years’ site engineering experience on site, working within build or civils


The client is looking for someone with a formal construction degree / qualification in Engineering and an interest in working within main contracting. It would be preferable if candidates come from a build background but civils related experience will also be considered. Our client wants someone that is Lateral thinking and highly developed problem-solving abilities should be coupled with a very strong academic background.

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