Site Engineer in Birmingham

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50,000
Are you a Site Engineer looking to work for a mid-sized national firm?

ABOUT THE COMPANY

My client is a UK-based engineering company that specialises in the design and delivery of complex rail projects. They have a strong track record of success in a variety of rail sectors. They turned over £70M last year and continue to grow.

They have extensive experience in the design and construction of new stations, as well as the refurbishment and upgrading of existing stations. The company has worked on a variety of projects, including the construction of the new White Rose Rail Station in Leeds, the refurbishment of London Kings Cross Station, and the upgrading of the signaling system at Manchester Piccadilly Station.

They work with experienced track engineers who can design, construct, and maintain rail tracks. My client has worked on a variety of projects, including the installation of a new track, the renewal of an existing track, and the improvement of track geometry.

They work on signaling projects as well as bridges and tunnels. This involves the construction of new bridges and tunnels, the refurbishment of existing bridges and tunnels, and the improvement of bridge and tunnel safety.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Due the company winning a new project they are now looking for a site engineer to join their Rail infrastructure division. The successful candidate will need to co-ordinate the site engineering control activities to satisfy contract programme requirements, delegating or carrying out setting out as necessary. You will need to ensure the standard Company procedures are adopted in carrying out setting out operations, and that effective methods of communication are used in transmitting information to operatives and subcontractors. The initial project you will be on will be a D&B project working with Network Rail, the types of works will involve reinforced concrete and drainage works.

You will be in charge of assisting the Site Manager in the initial site set-up, ensuring Company systems and procedures are in place and implemented. It’s important to note you’ll need to apply effective planning techniques, methods analysis and controls to ensure the most effective and continuous use of resources. The project is just outside of Birmingham.

REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for any of these positions you will be required to have had experience working in rail infrastructure for tier 1 or tier 2 companies within the UK with strong stability. It’s important to have worked for each of your previous companies for at least 3 years per company.

REWARDS AND BENEFITS

For this permanent position, we are targeting candidates looking to earn anything from £40,000 to £50,000 per annum however specific salary will be defined upon experience and suitability. There will be a generous package offered; travel allowance OR company vehicle in addition to standard benefits associated with a large successful company. They are open to freelancers for this role.

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About this Recruiter

Alex Jacobs
Consultant

A bit about me

I have worked in construction recruitment for three years. I started working in the blue-collar sector but have turned my attention to white-collar recruitment here at Cityscape. I specialise in civil engineering opportunities – working with both Tier 1 and 2 clients in the highways, utilities, rail and water sectors. Before working in recruitment, I spent 20 years in the Arts where I was lucky enough to travel the world. But there are always more places to see so, travel remains important to me. I am into sports and am an avid supporter of Tottenham Hotspur. I have a wife and two children and live in Aylesbury. Most of my spare time involves parenting and entertaining the kids.
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