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Senior Site Engineer

Location: East Kilbride
Salary: £33k - 38k per year
Reference: J43010
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 15th November 2023
Closing: 13th December 2023


Are you an experienced Senior Site Engineer seeking a new and exciting career challenge? Are you interested in contributing to the modernisation of Central Scotland’s rail network? If so, we want to connect with you!

Contract Scotland is thrilled to collaborate with a multi-disciplined civil engineering contractor in their quest to recruit a Senior Site Engineer for projects around Perth. Our client is known for their remarkable staff retention, ongoing investment in employee growth, and their leading role in the rail and civil engineering infrastructure sectors.

As a Senior Site Engineer, you will play a crucial role working closely with the management team. You’ll be responsible for planning and overseeing site-based works across Scotland on a weekly basis.

Your daily responsibilities will encompass, but not be limited to:

  • Ensuring safety, health, environmental, and quality compliance for all site activities.
  • Reviewing and interpreting project drawings and specifications for site-based engineering activities.
  • Ensuring professional, systematic, and accurate execution of site engineering tasks.
  • Supervising on-site work, including labor, equipment, and subcontractors.
  • Maintaining meticulous records, including a diary of all site activities.
  • Managing material take-offs and orders.
  • Planning daily and weekly site works, including assisting in the development of Risk Assessments, Work Package Plans, Inspection Test Plans, and related documentation.
  • Day-to-day management of subcontractors and engineers as required.

To excel in this role, you should possess a methodical approach, strong interpersonal skills, and the following qualifications:

  • A degree, HNC, or HND in civil engineering, or equivalent compensating experience in a technical civil engineering role.
  • Prior experience as a Site or Senior Site Engineer in a rail/civil engineering contracting environment.
  • Experience in a similar role working on multi-disciplinary civil infrastructure projects.
  • Rail experience is desirable.
  • SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme) certification.

In return, our client offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. With a robust pipeline of secured projects, this opportunity provides long-term job security in uncertain times.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for your career, please apply with your most recent CV. For further details or inquiries, don’t hesitate to reach out to Adam Rahma at 01786 446651, referencing J43010.

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