Posted Monday 22 February 2021
Ref: 306

Senior Civil Engineer - Northern Scotland - Large Civil's project


£60,000 - £70,000 + vehicle, pension, healthcare

The Main Contractor:

A leading Tier 1 Main Contractor working on €multi-million projects in the UK, Ireland and across Europe including large data centres, hospitals, apartments, hotels, motorways, pipelines and bridges.

They currently have a permanent position for a strong Senior Engineer / Site Agent to work on an electrical switching station near Wick in Scotland. The project will include: bulk earthworks, access roads, drainage & service ducts, structural steel & cladding, building fit out, MEP, security fencing and landscaping.


Senior Site Engineer Skills:

The Senior Civil Engineer role would suit an experienced, self-reliant individual with 5+ years post graduate experience with a strong civil's background.

  • Engineering qualification
  • Strong civil's experience. Pipeline/duct installation experience is preferable.
  • Main Contractor experience preferable
  • An ability to achieve demanding time and quality targets.
  • To have good spoken and written communication skills
  • To be self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative
  • To be able to co-ordinate a number of different projects at the same time.


As Senior Civil Engineer:

Reporting to and working closely with the Project Manager, driving the project through to successful completion, on time, within budget and to the highest standards as required.


Key responsibilities:

  • You will liaise with the Project Manager on day-to-day basis.
  • Monitor and evaluate quality control for sub-contractor‘s work
  • Working with all aspects of Electrical Switching Station including earthworks, access roads, FRC works, structural steel, cladding, MEP and other ancillary works.
  • Manage and lead a team of engineers and sub-contractors.
  • Reading & interpreting drawings for layouts, materials measure etc.
  • Supervision and monitoring of ground works and civil engineering contractors
  • Develop strong relationships with sub-contractors to deliver the desired outputs—on time and on budget, with high attention to quality and detail
  • Maintain site records and quality assurance documentation


What you’ll get in return:

An excellent package will be put in place for the successful candidate of £60k - £70k + vehicle, pension and healthcare depending on experience, and the opportunity to work with one of the largest Main Contractors in Europe.


How to apply:

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date CV to Eoghan McKeever or call us now on 00447881229823.


The Breagh Team

Breagh Recruitment are the go to specialist construction and engineering recruitment consultants across the UK and Ireland, with an ethos based on flexibility, hard work and a bit of good old common sense. We live within these core values servicing our clients and candidates on a daily basis.

Key roles we recruit for include: Health & Safety managers, project managers, construction managers, site engineers, quantity surveyors, civil engineers, site agents, estimators, buyers, bid managers and site supervisors, across Ireland and the UK.