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We are recruiting for an amazing opportunity for a committed and dedicated Site Engineer for one of the most exciting infrastructure projects in the UK. Hinkley Point C will be the first nuclear energy plant built in the UK for over 30 years and you could be part of the team which deliver this innovative energy project. Working on this project will not only gain you valuable skills and experience, but you will enhance your future career prospects by having worked on this project.


The works involved which you will be working on will include earthworks, civil & structural engineering works and new road construction. You will be joining a highly skilled project team in which you will learn new skills and utilise your existing engineering abilities. Whilst this is a contract role, there is opportunity for positions to go permanent with the client if you are interested.


The project is being managed by two top tier contractors who are working in partnership so this is a prime opportunity for you to work with two established international companies who span multiple sectors including rail, power, water, building and natural resources. Not only are they working on this prestigious project but also have a number of projects throughout the UK which will also give you scope for progression.


For this position, your key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Assist the Section Engineer within the structures team
  • Amending and writing method statements and risk assessments
  • Help managing the earthworks subcontractors
  • Carrying out quality inspections
  • Produce ITPs and as builds -Setting out / Surveying
  • Planning weekly and monthly programmes


As this is for a long-term contract, we are open to hearing from any suitable candidates from the UK and Ireland. If you are looking to enhance your CV with a major civils project, this would be the perfect project to work on and you will also benefit from working for two of the leading contractors in the UK.


To be considered for this role, you will need to demonstrate:

  • Degree, Bachelors, MSc or HND in Civil Engineering
  • Experience of working in a main contractor environment
  • Hold a valid CSCS certification


Are you looking to add a major civils project to your CV and wish to expand your engineering knowledge and abilities? If so, please submit your CV and apply 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 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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