Setting Out Engineer

PWS Technical Services Limited
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is proud to be one of the UK's leading Geotechnical & Ground Engineering contractors, and has earned an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and customer service. The business is represented throughout the UK by a network of regional offices, each offering a full and varied portfolio of project disciplines. This enables them to provide all their clients with the most efficient, reliable and value-engineered solution, regardless of a project's size or location. Our client has all appropriate UK, European and International industry standards to ensure safety, procurement and working practices are adhered to. The dedicated staff are involved in a comprehensive ongoing training programme designed to ensure they are equipped to meet the changing needs of this exciting industry. Our client is focused on building upon their history and reputation of quality workmanship and timely project completion. The company actively promote partnering through all of their contracts and are committed to achieving continual improvement with the objective of increasing their performance, future opportunities and making their workplace a platform for employee excellence. Due to a significant increase in contracts awards and workload, a dedication to continued profitable, long term growth, and a commitment to progressing talent through the business, our client is now seeking to appoint a Setting Out Engineer whom will be accountable for all site related activities, and offer total support to the Project / Contracts Managers to allow for the safe, timely and profitable delivery of works / schemes. This is seen as a great opportunity for an individual to progress through the business in a timely and structured fashion, in return you must possess at least one years' experience of site engineering / setting out experience on site, strong organisation and communication skills, and a good overall level of engineering understanding. The Role - Accountable for site setting out activities, including managing the surveying equipment, checking drawings and setting out information, producing and compiling as-built drawings and records, liaising with clients and other contractors, resolving technical issues, monitoring of works, and quality control requirements on site in accordance with specifications, whilst working to the highest of HSEQ standards at all times - To provide site engineering support and expertise for all assigned contracts and projects - To analyse and interpret specifications, designs and drawings (produced using AutoCAD) to accurately set out on site as required - To interpret client requirements, thus ensuring that the correct activities and methodologies are being applied on site - To ensure that all works are deployed effectively, economically and in accordance with all appropriate regulations and specifications, which will allow the company to minimise risks and maximise profits on contracts The Person - Preferably (but not essentially) educated to at least HNC / HND or Degree level in a relevant discipline, such as construction, civil and / or structural engineering, or geotechnical engineering - A minimum of one years' site / setting out experience, which can be from numerous projects / sectors - The ability to assess, analyse and interpret designs, drawings and specifications via the use of AutoCAD - Excellent organisational skills - Clear written and verbal communication skills, with exceptional levels of attention to detail - The ability to work on your own initiative as well as in a team environment - A sound knowledge of construction techniques and the general sequence of site events for a wide variety of contracts, schemes and projects - The ability to apply the knowledge and principles of site engineering and setting out to a range of projects - A solid understanding of construction related plant, equipment and materials required on site This challenging and exciting opportunity, requires an individual offering site engineering / setting out experience gained within the construction / civil / structural / geotechnical engineering sectors. A highly attractive basic salary plus extensive benefits package is on offer to the successful candidate, along with longevity in security of work, and a structured forward career progression plan. We are committed to equal opportunities. We wish to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and appointed solely on their suitability for the post irrespective of race, gender, age, disability, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, marital / civil partnership status, religion / belief or nationality.
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