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Senior Engineer/Sub Agent

Location: Tarbert
Salary: £280 - 320 per day
Reference: J43066
Contract Type: Temporary
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 13th November 2023
Closing: 11th December 2023

Are you an accomplished Senior Engineer/ Sub-Agent seeking your next rewarding freelance venture? We want to hear from you!

Our esteemed client, a leading civil engineering contractor, is actively recruiting a Senior Engineer/ Sub-Agent  for a long-term assignment of at least 9 months, based in Tarbert.  Specialising in Civil Engineering projects, particularly in water or marine sectors, our client offers an exciting opportunity with accommodation provided due to the project’s location.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Conduct site supervision and inductions.
  • Conduct daily briefings with operatives and sub-contractors.
  • Perform quality assurance checks for concrete, piling, drainage.
  • Develop Inspection & Test Plans and Inspection & Test Records.
  • Maintain safety targets and standards.
  • Implement and monitor on-site works to ensure compliance with the client’s specifications.
  • Conduct visits to suppliers as required.
  • Collect and organise all QA information in accordance with client’s in-house systems.
  • Keep track of documents and drawings using in-house systems.

What to Expect:

  • Ongoing long-term work (at least 9 months).
  • Start date: 8th January.
  • Working hours: Mon: 08:00 – 19:00, Tues-Thurs: 07:00 – 19:00, Fri: 07:00 -15:00.
  • Weekend work to be discussed, likely on a rotational basis.
  • Accommodation provided.
  • £280 to £320 (Gross) per day DOE.
  • Payment methods – PAYE or CIS.


  • Demonstrated experience in civil engineering projects, especially in water or marine projects.
  • Marine experience is desirable.
  • Willingness to travel to another site when required.
  • Full UK driving license and own transport.
  • Valid CSCS Card.
  • SMSTS and First Aid certifications.

If you are ready for this exciting opportunity, apply now with your most recent CV or contact Kirsten Whitfield at 01786 446651, quoting reference J43066.

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