Site Engineer

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    Civil Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £46k - 56k per year + TAX FREE Lodge Allowance

  • Contact:

    Ben Knight

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Thorn Baker is thrilled to be working with one of the country’s largest and most diverse civil engineering main contractors to recruit a Site Engineer to work on one of the main areas of the prestigious Hinkley Point C project in Somerset. This section of work is set to last until 2025.

This position is of a permanent nature and the successful candidate can expect an extremely competitive salary, generous overtime uplifts, company car and, if required, a TAX-FREE lodge allowance. The overall package is enviable to say the least.

As Site Engineer you will

  • Provide accurate and clear setting out for works before work is programmed to commence, allowing time for independent checking where required.
  • Communicate with Foreman and Gangers to ensure full understanding of information provided.
  • Complete inspection and test plans as required by the specification, including checks of dimension accuracy and quality.
  • Have the ability to use software to produce sketches, update drawings or produce as-built 3D models/drawings.
  • Have the ability to verify dimensions and coordinates against 3D models/drawings to ensure setting out is correct on site.
  • Work on a days and nights shift rotation with 7 days off every 2 weeks

Thorn Baker's client is looking for someone with

  • Thorough knowledge of construction procedures and working methods
  • The ability to interpret drawings correctly and check for error
  • Experience in reinforced concrete structures
  • CSCS card as a minimum


  • Extremely competitive package including up to £56000 per annum, TAX FREE lodge allowance, company car, pension, life insurance among other fantastic benefits
  • The opportunity to work on one of the world’s largest and most high profile major civil engineering projects

Required: SMSTS, Civil Engineering, Infrastructure, CSCS, Site Engineer, Setting out Engineer