Site Engineer

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
New Build Housing
Functional Expertise
Salary Type
GBP £50,000.00
Job ID

Job Description

TSR are recruiting for a Site Engineer for our client, a growing housebuilder with active developments throughout Yorkshire and the Midlands. As a Site Engineer you will assist the site and operational team on newbuild housing developments. You will have an active role in contributing to the smooth progression and completion of schemes within budget and to all regulatory and company standards.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the site team in the monitoring of road and sewer installations, reviewing, and recording measured and variation works in conjunction with the Technical Department.
  • Setting out and surveying as required on each allocated site, including working alongside our groundwork’s teams checking and setting formation levels, while minimising excessive material waste (this will require the full use of total station etc. along with AutoCAD to produce the actual setting out information).
  • Assisting the site team in conjunction with the Technical Department on all ground works for the sites, reviewing at site level any foundations/ plot drainage or external levels queries, with a view of further value engineering and problem solving where possible.
  • Service installations by way of keeping an update on progress and any upcoming constraints and preparations to facilitate installations.
  • Assist in site completion/close works including final surfacing to coincide with section agreements allowing for bond reductions.
  • Provide information to ratify contractor claims.
  • Provide regular updates on site progress to allow accurate reporting to the Technical Department.
  • Assisting the Technical Department and site team by attending meetings as required with statutory undertakers (Building control, Warranty provider, Local Authority, etc.)
  • Review of site material management practices to ensure they are being adhered to and provide information to amend, as necessary.
  • Identifying material that can be re-used helping to keep the development in line with budgets and reducing overspend.
  • Recording of all work in progress through accurate as built surveys of plots and estate under construction while also recording information regularly to update the Material Management Plan for the site(s) on an ongoing basis.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • The role requires an excellent technical knowledge base including setting out skills and full use of ‘total station’ with “hands on” experience and ability to value engineer project as and when it is appropriate to do so.
  • Knowledge of roads sewers and substructures as well as current regulations.
  • Previous experience of working with a House Builder or Contractor that works with developers (ideally in groundworks)
  • Must possess great communication skills and have confidence to challenge should it be in the company’s interest.
  • Able to efficiently manage own diary and prioritise site visits accordingly.


  • Competitive salary
  • Company car or car allowance & fuel card
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Healthcare Membership
  • Pension
  • Bonus Scheme
  • 26 days holiday plus bank