Site Engineer

Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. Our purpose, culture and values are extremely important to us, along with the continued growth and opportunities for our people. We place people at the heart of what we do and aspire to be industry leading, with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.
We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.
An opportunity has arisen for a Site Engineer within the Highways division. Reporting to Site Manager, the Site Engineer is responsible for setting out line and level control for a site including adherence to the Q&A procedure set in place. They will also be responsible for decimation of information to all trades over multiple disciplines.
They must be able to competently understand all civil engineering drawings and be able to spot potential areas either for error or for potential gain, programme and cost. They must be conversant in basic setting out and surveying techniques.

The Site Engineer will also work with the clients to ensure that the key deliverables at the relevant stage of the project are administered to the highest quality
What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Ensure Health & Safety are of paramount importance 
  • To regularly review project status ensuring all options have been considered and evaluated to improve construction performance.
  • Ensure commercial challenge at all times
  • Setting out (marking the position of structures) and levelling the site 
  • Surveying the site and locating buried services
  • Checking drawings & quantities & ensuring that the calculations are accurate for the work 
  • Helping with the selection and purchase of materials for use in the construction and their value 
  • Planning the work and efficiently organising site facilities in order to meet an agreed programme of deadlines 
  • Liaising with any consultants and / or sub-contractors engaged in the project 
  • Attending regular meetings with clients and consultants, and keeping them informed of progress 
  • Supervising and monitoring the site labour force and monitoring the work of any subcontractors 
  • Issuing any relevant permits and ensuring they are implemented correctly
  • Overseeing quality control and safety matters on the site, and ensuring that regulations are up to date
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties, and other problems that may occur 
  • Promote Near Miss and Positive Intervention reporting
  • Engage with Supply Chain
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Development of strong team working relationships 
  • Helping to ensure all project KPI`s and KPM`s are achieved
  • Upload documentation as and when necessary in line with business requirements to C:folders
  • Ensuring compliance to Highways & Utilities procedures through weekly returns where required
  • Cost risk management and early identification of problematic issues on site
  • Bring innovative ideas
  • Ensure weekly compliance with T2C information
The experience we’re looking for in a candidate
  • An industry applicable qualification
  • Heavy civil engineering experience is essential 
  • Demonstrable experience of service avoidance on site
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical engineering principles
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Self-motivation
  • Be able to organise yourself and others workload
  • Be able to work in a strong team environment
  • Be proactive in your approach
  • An excellent communicator
  • Experience in working within Highways
The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Proven Commercial management skills with a proactive approach to achieving results 
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Proven influencing and negotiation skills to both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Self-starter who has experience of leading and managing functions
What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Car Scheme
  • 5% pension contribution
  • 3x salary life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday Trading 
  • Flexible working
  • Free parking
  • Perks at work (discount at High Street retailers)

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