• Major Projects - Site Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Highlands & Islands
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Engineering - Civil
  • Overview

    At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.


    We’re one of the UK’s largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies – and we’re still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years’ experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.


    This role will be working for Robertson Major Projects based in Lossiemouth

    Your new role

    When it comes to your career, we deliver everything we promise to.


    As Site Engineer, you’ll be responsible for:

    • Liaise with the Customer, Clients and Design Team to ensure that the correct information for setting out is obtained and made available in sufficient time and that all revised drawings and alterations to design are incorporated into the works timeously.
    • To keep detailed and accurate records of all setting out information, dates etc.
    • To be aware of the construction programmes in order that setting out can be planned in advance of the dates when the works are to commence.
    • To coordinate public utilities and obtain contemporary records of existing services located in the vicinity of the works.
    • To liaise with the Local Authority Roads, Drainage and Lighting Departments to facilitate the works and obtain permits and warrants etc.
    • To assist the site management to develop Method Statements and Risk Assessments together with the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan and to observe the requirement of the CDM Regulations in the status of Principal Contractor.
    • To assist the site management with the taking off of building materials.
    • Comply with the requirements of the Company’s Quality Procedure Manual.
    • Supervise the quality of the works as delegated by site management.
    • Plan areas of works identifying requirements for temporary works and plant.
    • To assist the commercial department in the re-measurement of the works and to ensure that all additional works and design variations are recorded and reimbursed by the client.
    • To provide assistance with new tendering opportunities, surveys, bulk earthworks quantities and Value Engineering etc.
    • Carry out training and development of other members of staff in engineering skills.
    • To carry out other duties as reasonably assigned by site management
    • Aim for high productivity
    • Continuously assess accuracy of all works
    • Provide accurate setting out information on time.
    • Strive to reduce costs and complete contract within budget.
    • Assist with re-measurement and valuation of the project.
    • Build relationships with client, subcontractors & supply chain.
    • Maintain Company profile on quality.
    • Previous supervisory experience in construction industry is advantageous.
    • Qualified to Degree/HND Civil Engineering preferred.
    • CSCS card scheme to management level (minimum level 3)
    • SMSTS or SSSTS required.
    • Knowledge of various surveying equipment is desirable.
    • CAD Knowledge and knowledge of ground modelling is desirable.
    • Ability to communicate with employees and direct labour.
    • Ability to convey necessary information to Workforce, Sub-contractors and Clients.
    • Ability to build relationships with the Client’s management team.
    • Temporary Works Co-ordinator is desirable.

    To join us, we're looking for:



    • A degree in Civil Engineering or equivelant
    • Significant managemet experience in the construction industry 
    • Valid CSCS card
    • Competant in Health and Safety practise 
    • First aid trained


    • A member of the ICE or CEng.
    • Certified in SMSTS
    • The ability to build and develop relationship with all internal and external
    • Computer literate including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Management of Budget Compilation
    • Good analytical & problem solving skills
    • Methodical approach to tasks undertaken
    • Ability to work on own initiative


    What's in it for me

    We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes. We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes.


    And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based.


    Ready to #TransformYourCareer? Apply now!


    The working hours for this role is 38.75 hours per week


    Robertson Group are an equal opportunities employer


    A full job description can be provided up on request 


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