Senior Site Engineer


Department: Engineering                                                     

Position:  Senior Site Engineer




Site Engineer




  • B.Sc. in civil engineering




7-10 years





Skills, Qualifications and Training Required

  • Communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals, e.g. construction managers, quantity surveyors, subcontractors, architects, designers, other engineers;
  • organization skills and a methodical approach to work;
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • accuracy and attention to detail;
  • negotiation skills;
  • strong team working skills;
  • flexibility;
  • project management skills;
  • Knowledge of relevant building and health and safety legislation.






·         Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives;

·         setting out, leveling and surveying the site;

·         checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations;

·         ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications;

·         overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant;

·         agreeing a price for materials, and making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project;

·         managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client/architect;

·         liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project;

·         liaising with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws;

·         liaising with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress;

·         day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labor force and the work of any subcontractors;

·         planning the work and efficiently organizing the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines

·         overseeing quality control, health and safety matters on site

·         preparing reports as required

·         Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.





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