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Site Engineer

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Job Introduction

Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We are currently looking to recruit a Site Engineer to join our offices in Porthmadog. Based within the North Wales Region, we are looking for an experienced individual looking to take the next career step. 

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

The Site Engineer will report to the Works Manager/General Foreman to ensure that dimensional control and QA processes are undertaken in a timely manner to meet the Project Programme. 

The Site Engineer shall comply and implement the companies Integrated Management System procedures and guidance and promote its implementation with the Project Team. 

The Engineer is expected to develop a proactive working relationship with Clients and Consultants and report any potential opportunities to the Site Agent/Senior Engineer. 

On a day to day basis (the successful Site Engineer's duties and responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  •  Ensure that all works are carried out in a planned, controlled, and safe manner, in accordance with statutory regulations, current standards, and the Company SHEQ standards.

  • Review Site Operations with Senior Engineer/Agents to ensure that any works being undertaken outside of the Contract Requirements are raised as EWN/NCE including those verbally instructed by Employer or Others. 

  • Monitor delivery of the project, identifying risk and opportunities to optimise project delivery, reporting key risks/opportunities to the senior engineer. 

  • Ensure required Setting Out is undertaken in timely manner using the latest Design Information to enable operations to progress effectively and provide material quantity requirements to Works Manager/Senior Engineer to enable timely delivery of required materials. 

  • Continual updating of as-built drawings on site and maintain measurement records to be submitted to Section Engineer on a Weekly Basis. As-Built drawings to be marked by hand on a “clean” set of “First Issue Construction Drawings”. 

  • Ensure all Survey/Testing Equipment has a current calibration certificate and maintain the Equipment Register for all Survey, Testing and Inspection equipment in their use using AGCL Equipment Register 

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a candidate who possesses: 

  • Customer focus and the ability to build relationships. 

  • An ability to plan and organise works safely and efficiently. 

  • Excellent managerial and organisation ability

  • Strong communication and IT skills 

  • A good understanding of current methods and up to date knowledge of specifications and contract principles 

  • A working knowledge of NEC contracts and other common forms 

Education/Certification Requirements: 

  • Preferably a further education qualification e.g., Degree or HND/HNC (in Civil Engineering or similar) 

  • CSCS qualification (desirable) 

  • Proven experience in Civil Engineering Contracting, preferably highways 

  • SMTS/IOSH (Safety Related Qualifications) 

  • Temporary Works Co-ordinator & confined spaces preferable 

  • Planning Software & AutoCAD Trained 

  • Good understanding of all modern setting out equipment and software 

Why Us

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Hybrid Working
  • Company Car/Allowance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 


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