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Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to work on one of the most exciting and innovative major civils projects in the UK?

Would you like to increase your engineering skills and knowledge by working with two of the UK’s leading contractors on the first nuclear power station built in 30 years?

We have been instructed to recruit for a freelance Senior Geotechnical Engineer for one of the biggest civils projects in the South West, the Hinckley Point C. The sections of works you will be undertaking include earthworks, civil & structural engineering works and new road construction so previous experience within these areas would be highly advantageous.

This is being managed by two international companies who are working in partnership so this is a prime opportunity for you to work with two established organisations who span multiple sectors including rail, power, water, building and natural resources. Not only are they working on the Hinkley Point project but also have a number of projects which will also give you scope for progression and the possibility of seeking permanent employment if you so desire.


Project Quality Engineer/Inspector Role Profile

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Successful experience as a Site/Section Engineer on a variety of civil engineering projects including Quality Inspection/Surveillance
  • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office in particular Excel and Word
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbally
  • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Quality Manager and Senior Quality Engineer.
  • Assist Project Staff in preparing procedures required by the project and the PMP.
  • Control the numbering and issue of quality management system documents including site procedures, method statements, checklists, registers of NCR’s, corrective and preventative actions
  • Review and evaluate inspection and test plans
  • Monitor the implementation of the quality system procedures by the site team and subcontractors.
  • Co-operate with staff and client representatives to ensure that problems of quality are solved promptly and cost effectively.
  • Surveillance of compliance with site procedures, method statements and the preparation of inspection records to ensure that staff have comprehensive and complete records of work completed.
  • Encourage feedback from all employees and subcontractors on possible areas of improvement and investigating the benefit of any employee recommendations regarding quality matters


As this is a long-term contract position, we are keen to hear from suitable candidates from throughout the UK and Ireland. If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV to register your interest.

You will also enjoy the support of CarmichaelUK who can help with CSCS, PTS and Lucas tests and also provide our temporary workers with a weekly payroll.


Alternatively, if the role is not for you but you know someone who may be interested, we offer a £300 referral fee for every successful referred placement!


Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK to apply for this position and CarmichaelUK is an equal opportunities employer and agency and welcomes applications from all. Should you require assistance to apply for any of our roles please call us on 0208 522 8888.

We value and respect diversity and inclusion at CarmichaelUK. As champions of diversity & inclusion we ensure all applications are treated equally with opportunities available to all. By cultivating a culture where diversity is celebrated, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. CarmichaelUK places paramount importance on our inclusive recruitment philosophy so if you require any additional assistance please inform us upon application or call on 020 8522 8888.

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.


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