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Site Engineer

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 2026.


  • Extremely competitive salary
  • Tax free lodge allowance
  • Pension
  • Life insurance
  • The opportunity to work on one of the world’s largest and most high profile major civil engineering projects

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

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