REF: 28955/001
Posted On : 13 Sep 2017

Setting out Engineer

Note: Hourly rates will vary for payments under PAYE status or via an umbrella company


Setting Out Engineer - Highways


Carmichael is keen to hear from talented highways Setting out Engineers who are looking for their next contract assignment as we have an ideal opportunity on a project commutable from Manchester, Liverpool or Birmingham.

You will be joining an existing project team as part of a JV between top tier contractors which will enhance your already impressive CV and boost your future contract prospects by working for these reputable organisations on this prestige project.

With your previous experience on major road or highways projects under your belt, this position is a prime opportunity for you to showcase your setting out and subcontractor management skills which you will have been gained on previous contracts.

Your key responsibilities would include:

  • Setting out of the works

  • Interpreting and implementing of the construction process and procedure

  • Ensuring the works are constructed according to the design and specifications

  • Monitoring and management of the nominated subcontractors and in house staff

  • Producing accurate daily diaries and plant recons

  • Quality control in accordance to the specifications

  • Permit clearances, RFIs, daily records, etc,

  • Compiling As Built drawings

  • Enforcing Health and Safety compliance


If you feel that your skills and experience are perfect for this position, you will also need to demonstrate:

  • Extensive highways experience

  • Degree or HND in Civil Engineering

  • CSCS and SMSTS certification

  • First Aid qualification



Does your skills set and experience match what we are looking for? If so, please apply by submitting your CV to register your interest now.



Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and will be required to provide the appropriate original evidence. Throughout the business, CarmichaelUK promotes a culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated. We place paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance by calling us on 020 8522 8888 and we will be pleased to help where possible. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business. To view similar positions at various locations throughout the UK visit our website.

CarmichaelUK is proud to have been named Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency 2017 at the Recruiter Awards


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