Assistant Site Manager/ Engineer

Posted 01 March 2024
Salary Market related
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameMario Fourie

Job description

Exciting opportunity for a Site Engineer in the Water/Wastewater Industry - Immediate Start!

Role: Site Engineer/Assist Site Manager
Location: Kent
Rate:  Inside IR35 via Umbrella - Dependent on experience.
Duration: 6 months +
Start Date: ASAP

Join a dynamic contractor at the forefront of the industry, currently spearheading projects within the Southern Water framework. Their commitment to excellence has opened up an exciting opportunity for a talented Site Engineer to assist with upcoming development works near Bewl Water.

You will report directly to the Site Manager and your role will be providing assistance to the Site Manager and quality control services to ensure that the contract works are constructed to the specification in an entirely safe manner, whilst maintaining appropriate site records.

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as site Temporary works Co-ordinator, responsible for the total management of temporary works on site, reviewing design, maintaining temporary works register, carry out temporary works checks with sub-contractor temporary works co-ordinator, issue permits to load and permits to strike.
  • Lifting Appointed Person, co-ordinate and approve lift plans for site
  • Ensure all works are carried out in accordance with C.D.M. Regulations and compliance with the Company safe working practices.
  • Assist in the preparation of construction programmes, preparation of Method Statements, Action Plans and Risk Assessments.
  • Checking the sub-contractors setting out of the works.
  • Checking site work to ensure compliance with the specification and drawings.
  • Agreement of site measurements and records with the client's staff.
  • Assist in maintaining drawing files, drawing register and site filling system.
  • Liaise with the design department to ensure updated information is always used.
  • Taking off quantities from drawings for measurement purposes and to assist in the preparation of requisitions. 
  • Assist in the preparation of the construction completion documentation.
  • Ensure that the works are constructed to a good quality in line with the specification and good working practice.
  • Witness inspections on site inc. pre pour inspections, pre load inspections quality checks.
  • Provide technical support to Site Foreman and Site Manager
  • Design co-ordination between temporary and permanent works designers and site team
  • In conjunction with other site staff ensure that all works are carried out in accordance with current legislation, the company health & safety policy, procedures and safe working practices
  • It is vitally important that Site Engineers lead by example in terms of safety behaviours.


  • BTEC National or HNC in Civil Engineering/Construction
  • Levelling & Surveying experience (using total stations & automatic level)


  • First Aid at Work qualification
  • CSCS Supervision card
  • EUSR SHEA Water

If interested, please do apply with your up to date CV and will be in touch. Alternatively, if you do know anyone who may be suitable, do pass this on.


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