Site Engineer

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    Civil Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £270 - 310 per day

  • Contact:

    Ben Knight

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Title: Civil Site Engineer (Freelance OR Permanent)

Location: Coventry

Duration: Up to 24 months 

Rate: Flexible to discuss


Thorn Baker is pleased to be working with one of the UK's best known civil engineering main contractors to recruit a Site Engineer who will work on a freelance or permanent basis in Coventry.

The successful candidate will be involved in a major highways scheme worth over £40M.  The project consists of a new build RC bridge, 2 new roundabouts, a number of slip roads as well as various highways related detail such as drainage, surfacing, lighting and embankments. 

This project is programmed to last close to 2 years 


As Site Engineer you will:

  • Set out, level and survey the 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
  • Various other Engineering duties as expected on a major highways scheme of this nature including QA, matters of health and safety and report writing


Thorn Bakers client is looking for a Site Engineer with:

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



  • A highly competitive rate of pay/salary of £270-£310 per day (umbrella) OR £40,000 + per annum plus package
  • The opportunity to work on a long term major civil engineering project 


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, Residential, Highways