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Setting Out Engineer

  • Location

    Newbury, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Groundwork's & Civils

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Collette Fowley

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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  • Liquid error: internal

Setting Out Engineer


Mon - Fri 7.30 am - 5.30 pm

An ongoing freelance or temp to perm opportunity to join a groundwork's and civils contractor to work on a large retail project in Newbury is available. Experience in setting out on large groundwork's / RC Frame projects is preferable.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Setting out the works in line with the Construction Programme
  • Carry out inspections in accordance with the Inspection and Test Plan in a timely manner
  • Provide technical support to engineers, the right choice of survey methodology, equipment, software as required
  • Liaise with consultants and sub-contracts engaged in the project
  • Maintenance of survey equipment including calibrations, periodical checks
  • Ensuring the ongoing implementation of effective management controls and assisting with the implementation and ongoing development of effective Quality, Environment, Safety and Health systems
  • Preparation of Method Statements and Risk Assessments in a productive and timely manner, whilst maintaining a vigilant focus on Risk with respect to H&S and commercial aspects
  • Ensure required Setting Out is undertaken in a timely manner using Leica equipment to progress effectively
  • Provide material quantity requirements to Works Manager/Section Agent to enable timely delivery of required materials.

The ideal candidate we are looking for will have strong leadership skills and has a passion for keeping people safe. Customer-focused and the ability to build essential.

Must be degree qualified in Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering with a valid CSCS Card and SMSTS qualified. KIT provided.