Senior Engineer

Location: Kent

Due to continued success, we are now recruiting for a Senior Engineer to work in our Southern Region initially on a Highways scheme with Kent County Council near Sittingbourne.

Key Responsibilities

Undertake day-to-day setting out duties with no supervision
Train, manage and mentor Junior Engineers
Manage and monitor all site sample and performance testing requirements and maintain records in line with the contract specification
Complete hazard and risk assessments and method statements
Manage the site service plans and drawings, and issue permits accordingly
Assist the site QS / Project Manager with providing the relevant information for records and claims purposes
Monitor and control temporary works
Develop and maintain relations with client, suppliers and sub-contractors
Ensure all work complies with quality, safety and environmental policies and the requirements of the company procedures

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

We are seeking a proactive problem solver, a confident communicator, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of highways schemes with a main contractor. You must also have experience of setting out. Must also have a CSCS card in the appropriate discipline and ideally hold a CITB SMSTS/ SSSTS qualification.
Due to the nature of the role a full UK driving license is essential and the successful candidate will be happy to travel throughout our Southern Region.
A First Aid at Work qualification would also be desirable.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company car or car allowance
Company pension scheme (we match up to 6%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career
'The Great Escape' - leaving work early every Friday


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.