Graduate Highway Site Engineer

Posted 06 September 2023
Salary £30k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Job Title: Graduate Site Engineer
Location: West Midlands
Reporting To: Project / Contracts Manager
Salary: Up to £30,000
Role Overview:
The Site engineer will be responsible for shadowing the contracts team and becoming familiar with site activities and management systems. The trainee will actively participate in various site-related tasks, gaining valuable hands-on experience in the construction industry.
Key Responsibilities:
- Carry out pre-contract site surveys to gather necessary data and information.
- Shadow the site induction and Toolbox Talk (TBT) processes, attending all those carried out by the Site Manager.
- Become conversant with and understand the scope of work to be carried out on the site.
- Understand the overall site program and assist in creating fortnightly programs.
- Become familiar with and understand cost recording procedures to support efficient project management.
- Maintain accurate measurement records of works completed on the site.
- Follow the site quality plan and keep records as required to ensure adherence to quality standards.
- Assist the Contracts Engineer with site testing of materials and other related tasks.
- Collaborate with the procurement team to support the ordering of Plant & Materials.
- Handle site administration and recording keeping, such as maintaining Site Diaries, Plant & Labour Returns.
- Complete health & safety, quality & non-conformance site audit forms when required.
- Familiarize with and understand the form of contract that the site is operating under.
- Ensure professionalism, integrity, and quality are maintained throughout all activities.
- Contribute to and uphold our uncompromising health & safety standards by becoming well-versed in the company's SHEQ procedures and other relevant protocols.
- Support & contribute to our sustainability and social value goals in all project activities.
- Assist with and promote our mission of providing a safe and caring workplace for all employees.
- Perform any other duties as reasonably required in line with the trainee's development.
Person Specification:
- Basic engineering principles
- Familiarity with CDM Regulations (Construction Design and Management Regulations)
Skills & Abilities:
- Accurate record-keeping abilities
- Strong written & verbal reporting skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
- Collaborative approach to communication with Clients, Supply Chain & Colleagues
- Some prior experience or a strong desire to begin a career within the Construction Industry.
- CSCS Card (Achieved or working towards)
- Relevant Degree / Higher, advanced or foundation qualification in a related field.
- Ambition to work towards Professional Accreditation relevant to the role.
- Full UK Driver's Licence.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jordan Townley at Carrington West on 023 9431 4917 or email for more information.
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