Skip to main content
Main site content

Site Engineer (Rail) - Top Main Contractor - London

Professional & technical Vacancies East London - Site Engineer (Rail) - Top Main Contractor - London

  • Ref No:
  • Location:
    East London
  • Industry:
    Professional & technical
  • Type:
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Qualifications:
    OND, HNC, HND, City & Guilds, CPCS Red Trained Operator card, NVQ 3, BEng
Vacancy Description:

This is a great opportunity to join one of our leading clients, an £800m turnover Main Contractor specialising in large scale civil engineering projects. Our client boast a long track record in all aspects of civil engineering from major infrastructure projects in the water, road and bridges sectors to specialist expertise in structural solutions across a variety of sectors in the UK. Together we are looking for a Junior Site Engineer to join the team, specifically working on a train station remodelling scheme in East London.

The successful candidate will have experience of project work on rail, roads and civils packages and would like to join a contractor who can offer fantastic career progression.

Responsibilities will include:


- Setting out / Material take offs.
- Assisting the Project Manager / Site Agents with site records, risk assessments, method statements and permits as appropriate.
- Carrying out tool box audits and safety audits.
- Keeping accurate daily records of works planned and issues encountered.
- Communicate setting out control and provide information to assist with the construction of works.
- Recording 'as built' information for Health & Safety File.
- Ensuring setting out equipment is properly maintained and calibrated.
- Ensuring Health and Safety compliance on site.

Skills and Experience:

- Applicants will have a proven track record of setting out on high profile rail schemes
- CSCS / PTS card and have a 2/3 years site experience
- Applicants will be conversant with all surveying instruments
- SMSTS and First Aid will be an advantage but not essential

This is a permanent opportunity for an Engineer looking for key experience and career progression with a leading contractor.

If you feel this opportunity could be for you, please email your CV to James Darby at the email address

Version 3.63