Graduate Civil Engineer

Posted by Barhale 12/02/2021


The role will include providing technical support during the construction phase and also during project close out, to ensure that a number of tasks are carried out on site with regard to Safety, Environment and Efficiency, and to assist the Site Agent and Foreman with the efficient and effective running of the site. The Civil Engineer will also plan enabling activities to ensure timely work packages for the construction teams, which are safe and line with the company procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Engaging with site operatives
  • Maintain a register of operatives and staff on site detailing their training records
  • Identify training needs of site personnel and inform them of upcoming training bookings
  • Liaise with the Foreman to complete staff wages in draft, and finalize with the Site Agent

Site documentation and statistics

  • Ensure all paperwork and posters are displayed on the site office wall and kept up to date
  • Ensure all reported near misses are recorded following procedure, and submitted to the Office Manager each week
  • Ensure all Safety and Environmental Statistics are recorded and sent to management monthly
  • Ensure current revisions of drawings are the ones being used on the site
  • Upload relevant site information onto Envoy, ensuring it is up to date
  • Deliver toolbox talks and present Cascade to site operatives, ensuring Cascade registers are completed and returned
  • Maintain a site diary, site correspondence file and photographic record of the project 
  • Produce and display a roles and responsibilities chart, establishing the responsibility for each role on site

Monitor plant and equipment

Produce a site register to record all items to be inspected under LOLER and PUWER Regulations, and ensure they are regularly checked

Record the condition of plant arriving on site on a form with photographs

Check the weekly plant sheet against the actual plant on site and ensure any anomalies are resolved through communication with the Cost Manager

Technical Support

  • Provide technical information/advice
  • Propose and/or develop value engineered solutions (during optioneering and design phases)
  • Produce ITP’s and Task Briefings
  • Produce 2 week look ahead in conjunction with the Site Agent
  • Produce Site Diaries and Allocation Sheets

Person Specification:

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:


Previous experience of setting out on civil engineering projects

Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations

Fully conversant with the use of robotic total station or EDM instruments

Degree/HNC qualified, or equivalent, in civil engineering

Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with both clients and staff

Self-driven and results-oriented with a positive outlook


Experience in using AutoCAD and MS Office

Temporary-works co-ordination

CSCS card

Cable avoidance training

First aid training

Confined space training


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