Liaising with the site team and reporting to the contracts manager and Site Supervisors, the successful site engineer will oversee engineering duties across several of the company’s sites.

The successful candidate will be required to ensure that all appropriate records, information, drawings and setting out information are in place to allow the company as a whole to deliver every aspect of the scheme to the highest quality and ensure that programme is maintained by implementing and transferring this information to the “field” of operatives and workforce.

Responsibilities & Requirements

Comply with the requirements of the Durkan & Sons; Health, Safety and Quality policies and protect the wellbeing of all personnel on site and also the health, safety and welfare of the general public.

To promote and work within a Team orientated environment, being enthusiastic, motivated, passionate about the project(s) and success of the project(s) and encouraging others to similarly behave in a non-adversarial manner.

Work in compliance with the appropriate Method Statement, Risk Assessments, for all construction activities. With particular care and caution appertaining to:

  1. Safe means of access (getting to and from the place of work)
  2. Safe place of work (the area in which the work is done)
  3. Safe system of work (the way in which the work is done)
  4. Safe tools and equipment

Constantly be aware and work in accordance with the planning and programme of the project.

Set a personal and professional example. Look for and make improvements to systems and self-development.

Full site engineering responsibilities and organisation at a staff level with you being directly responsible to the appropriate Contracts Manager. You will be deemed to be site-based.

Recording of all on site activities by site diary, including collection of day works and variations to the contract as and when required.

Scheduling and taking off materials prior to and post-buying stage.

Liaison with all appropriate “in-house” Quantity Surveyors to ensure all financial implications are being pursued and recovered.

Line and level Control of sub-contractors and Statutory Authorities.

Control and progress of sub-engineers within your control.

Quality Control.

Land surveying and setting out of sites by use of Electronic Total Station (where applicable)

Where possible to instruct other site engineers (employed by this company) in the use of surveying instruments and their application to the type and nature of work we primarily undertake.

Available Terms of Employment

Directly employed by the company or on a Sub Contract/Self Employed basis.

Training, Knowledge and Experience

To be as a minimum, or equivalent…(training will be offered where not currently accredited)

  1. Fully First Aid qualified
  2. CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme registered
  3. Site Engineer Construction Skills Certification Scheme accredited


  • To be negotiated
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