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Setting Out Engineer Highways

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



Are you looking for your next contract assignment and have previous major highways experience? If you do, then we would love to discuss this role in more detail with you.

The right candidate must have previous continuous setting out experience on major roads or highways projects. This position is a prime opportunity for you to showcase your setting out skills which you will have gained on previous contracts on drainage, comms, earthworks, RC bases etc.

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 the nominated subcontractors and in house staff

  • Producing accurate daily diaries

  • Quality control in accordance to the specifications

  • Compiling As Built drawings

  • Enforcing Health and Safety


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

  • Extensive setting out on highways/major roads experience

  • Degree or HND in Civil Engineering

  • Hold a valid CSCS certification

  • First Aid qualification

  • Be CIS registered if working through your Limited Company



Are you an experienced highways Engineer looking for a new assignment? If so, please apply here 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.

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