Senior Site Engineer

PSR Solutions
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Pension + Healthcare
11 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A vacancy has arisen within my clients Highways division for a Senior Site Engineer to work on Local Authority Highway schemes initially in Derby, East Midlands. The successful candidate will be responsible for contracts setting out and site management functions allocated by the Sub Agent during site occupancy, and thus maintaining and maximising quality of service and profitability

They currently have a significant pipeline of work coming up within the East Midlands region (Lincolnshire & Derbyshire) with project values ranging from £6m-£15m. This is a great opportunity for skilled Highways professionals to be part of a successful and growing division.

Key Responsibilities:


Create and maintain a culture whereby everyone is continually seeking to satisfy their customer's requirements.

Site Engineers will actively manage this initiative and will provide the environment, equipment, support and monitoring to continuously promote this ideal at all levels within the Company

Staff and Operative Development

Assist the team in planning, co-ordinating, maintaining and developing staff and operative levels to effectively undertake current and prospective workloads.

Participate and actively encourage both Company training courses and on the job training.

Monitor and record individual performances encouraging and disciplining as and when necessary.

Keep abreast of Employment Law and Regulations.

Site Management

Assist the team as required in the initial site set-up, actively installing Company systems and procedures.

Rigorously apply effective planning techniques, methods analysis and controls to ensure the most effective and continuous use of Company resources.

Financial Controls

Assist the team by compiling data to maximise cash collection and profitability.

Participate in the implementation of strict financial controls on the payment of subcontractors, suppliers and operatives.

Setting Out

Undertake site setting out to satisfy contract programme requirements, delegating or carrying out setting out as necessary.

Ensure standard Company procedures are adopted in carrying out setting out operations, and that effective methods of communication are used in transmitting information to operatives and subcontractors.


Liaise and co-ordinate with all Head Office Departments to improve all levels of communication so as to benefit and develop overall Company objectives.


Actively support the Agent in maintaining and enforcing safety standards as required by statute and in accordance with the Company's Safety Policies.


Assist in establishing and maintaining links with clients.

Actively participate in generating a wider client base and produce feedback data to the Commercial Director

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in extensive varied highway construction (Roadworks, Earthworks & Structures)
  • Fully conversant with all aspects of setting out
  • HNC/HND Qualification preferable
  • CSCS
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Trouble shooting/Problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication Skills

The Package

£40,000 to £45,000 + car/car allowance + pension + healthcare