Site Engineer

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North West - Greater Manchester Permanent July 25th 2022 £40,000 - £45,000 + full company package BTC/FP/2022/2507SE Brian Colton

Site Engineer

North West – Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester

£40,000 - £45,000 + Full Company Package

We are looking for an experienced Site Engineer for a well-established main contractor based in Cheshire.

It is a great opportunity for an experienced Site Engineer to join a main building contractor who deliver projects for both Private and Public sector clients, across a diverse range of sectors including education, industrial, healthcare, extra care, and commercial. Projects are new build valuing up to £25m and all projects are North West based.

The company are looking for a Site Engineer to work on a permanent basis and have multiple projects running across the North West in Manchester, Warrington, Liverpool and surrounding areas.


  • managing parts of construction projects
  • overseeing building work
  • undertaking surveys
  • setting out sites and organising facilities
  • checking technical designs and drawings to ensure that they are followed correctly
  • ensuring projects meet agreed specifications, budgets or timescales
  • liaising with clients, subcontractors and other professional staff, especially quantity surveyors and the overall project manager
  • providing technical advice and solving problems on site
  • preparing site reports and filling in other paperwork
  • liaising with quantity surveyors about the ordering and negotiating the price of materials
  • ensuring that health and safety and sustainability policies and legislation are adhered to


  • BEng Civil Engineering (or equivalent industry Qualification)
  • CSCS Card
  • SMSTS preferred
  • Site Engineering experience
  • 5 years + construction experience

Key Skills

  • Commercial awareness – an understanding of how your actions can affect profitability of a project
  • Team working and communication
  • Technical skills
  • An eye for detail
  • Problem solving
  • Management skills