Section Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Civil Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £47k - 57k per year

  • Contact:

    Ben Knight

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Title: Civil Section Engineer (Permanent)

Location: Devon

Duration: 12 months+

Salary: £47000-£57000 per annum plus enviable package



Thorn Baker is pleased to be working with one of the UK's largest Civil Engineering main contractors to recruit a Section Engineer in the Devon area. The successful candidate will be involved with a multimillion pound major civil engineering contract which is set to last a number of years and will offer a level of stability which is hard to come by at present.


As Section Engineer you will:

  • Monitor setting out, levelling and surveying activity carried out by the Engineers on site
  • Check plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations
  • Manage, monitor and interpret the contract design documents supplied by the client 
  • Liaise with various stakeholders on the scheme including subcontractors, Supervisors, Planners, Quantity Surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project as well as local authority representatives where necessary
  • Ensure QA, matters of health and safety and report writing are carried out correctly

Thorn Baker's client is looking for a Site Engineer with:

  • A work history consisting of projects of a similar nature (main contractor environment, major projects)
  • A degree in civil engineering or equivalent qualification
  • An occupation specific CSCS card (professionally qualified person)


  • A highly competitive salary of £47,000-£57,000 per annum plus package
  • The opportunity to work on a long term major civil engineering project in the Devon area

For further information relating to this role, please contact Ben Knight of Thorn Baker on 07811 744871 or apply directly to the advert or via email ben@thornbaker.co.uk 

Key skills: Site Engineer, CSCS, Civil Engineering, Section Engineer, Senior Engineer