Site Engineer

  • Job Reference: 53605BR
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2022
  • Recruiter: JN Bentley
  • Location: Newport, Gwent
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

JN Bentley – part of the global engineering consultancy Mott MacDonald – is a leading civil engineering and construction company, delivering design-and-build projects with clients in the water sector and beyond, across the UK.
We directly employ over 1,300 people across 9 office locations and hundreds of construction sites nationwide. We have a turnover in excess of £300 million, delivered by our water utilities design and build business Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB), our environmental design and build business Jeremy Benn Associates-Bentley (JBA-B) and directly by JN Bentley.

We are now looking for additional Site Engineers with strong water/wastewater sector experience to join our growing Operations team, working specifically on projects in the Cardiff region as part of our framework with Welsh Water.

Main Responsibilities:
Assisting the QS with quantities and project progress
Attending site meetings with the construction and design teams
Reporting progress on site to senior management
Supporting the senior site engineer and project manager with day to day running of the project
Acting under the site manager as a technical advisor on site for specialist subcontractors
Setting out, levelling and surveying the site
Checking plans, drawings and setting out co ordination
Overseeing quality control and the implementation of the company’s health and safety policy on site
Preparing reports as required for the site manager and project manager
Having a proactive approach to resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise

This is a new framework for MMB and as such you will have the opportunity to be involved in developing relationships with the client, grow your professional network, and contribute to setting the framework and the way we deliver.

Civil Engineering background in the Construction / Water Indus try
Experienced Site Engineer
HNC (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering
Thorough understanding of safety, environmental and quality management processes
Setting out experience
NEC / JCT awareness
Good knowledge of temporary works
Experience of both incident and near miss reporting
Good IT Skills
Excellent communication skills and confidence to work closely with clients
Full clean UK driving licence

Salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience