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Setting Out Engineer (Water)

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Stepps, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£32k - £37k Annual
Our client is a major water tier 1 contractor and they are in the market for a setting out engineer with a water background for their offices in Scotland.

Purpose of role:

The setting out engineer will be responsible to ensure that all structures and infrastructure works are set out in accordance with the construction drawings and relevant Scottish Water and national specifications. The Engineer will be in control of initial setting out, during construction checks as well as ensuring the built product is to the quality demanded by the company.

As part of this role the setting out engineer will be required to accurately record this initial, during and as built information following the company's quality system as set out in the IMS. It will be their responsibility to advise the site teams and management of changes required to bring works in line as part of the ongoing during construction assessments.

They will have a good awareness of Health and Safety and lead by example whilst on site.

Key responsibilities:

• To accurately set out all items detailed on the scheme’s ‘for construction’ drawings

• To ensure these items are within the defined tolerances and recorded as such

• To help management and implementation of the company's Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Management Systems

• The ability to manage and motivate the project delivery team as appropriate

• Working with senior management to find ways to improve project execution and drive efficiency

Key relationships:

Project delivery teams

Project design teams

Project Manager

Responsible for:

Other engineers potentially

Civil & M&E Operatives

Special requirements:

Possible travel within Scotland Competencies

Communication and stakeholder management

Relationship development

Excellent customer focus

A good understanding of ground engineering and temporary works methods

Electronic surveying and GPS equipment

Time management of self and others

Takes personal responsibility to deliver results

Problem solving skills


Educated to HND/ Degree level in Civil Engineering

CITB SMSTS Site Manager Accreditation

Demonstrated experience in setting out on large scale infrastructure projects

A good level of IT literacy

A driving License


Civil Engineering Site Manager’s Industry Accreditation Level 4 (CSCS)

Confined Space Training

First Aid


Experience in deep drainage and shaft construction

Reference: 210419777