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Senior Setting Out Engineer

Location: Dounreay
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J44034
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 28th May 2024
Closing: 25th June 2024

Job Opportunity: Senior Site Engineer

Location: Dounreay

Job Type: Permanent

Company: Contract Scotland on behalf of a regional Civil Engineering Contractor
Sectors: Infrastructure, Energy, and Utilities


Role Overview:

Contract Scotland is seeking experienced Senior Setting Out Site Engineer to join our client’s team on a permanent basis. The successful candidates will be involved in a substation project in Dounreay.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting out and surveying the site.
  • Ability to lead the team of engineers.
  • Implementing strategies as discussed with management.
  • Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
  • Overseeing quality control and health and safety matters on site.
  • Obtain permits and warrants.
  • Ensure that the company quality procedures are maintained at all times.
  • Seek to complete project on time and within budget.
  • Supporting the team, and any other site engineering duties as required.
  • .


  • Experience in civil engineering projects.
  • Pervious experience managing a team of engineers.
  • Previous experience on substation projects.
  • Setting out experience.
  • Valid CSCS Card.
  • Full UK driving license and own transport.
  • Willingness to travel as required.
  • SMSTS certification.


On offer is a highly competitive salary with additional benefits package.  With a healthy pipeline of work secured, this is an opportunity that can provide you with long term job security in these uncertain times.  Accommodation can be provided. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply with a copy of your most recent CV or for more information, contact Karin Campbell on 01786 446651 quoting J44034.

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