Senior Engineer

  • Permanent
  • West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • £35,000 to £38,000 per annum

Senior Engineer

Airport Project


£35k to £38k

Our Client a tier one Contract is looking to recruit a Senior Engineer to join their growing aviation team to secure and deliver aviation projects

Job Summary

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the technical viability of the project works, (or part of the project works). Participate in the health and safety, quality and environmental management of the project.

Setting out of airside and non-airside works including, earthworks, PQ Concrete paving, asphalt surfacing, roadworks, drainage, AGL and ducting and all associated structures and substructures, Reviewing and logging drawing issue changes, Completing quality documentation.


  • Implementation of Quality planning and controls to ensure project compliance with the Specification and the Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability Company Policies;
  • Undertake the roles appropriately assigned within the contract PMP: setting out, issuing permits;
  • Checking and ensuring that the project works comply with the requirements of the contract specification and drawings etc. and maintaining appropriate records etc to confirm such compliance;
  • Maintain records of work done and site activities including as built records, quality records, diaries and allocation sheets;
  • Being proactive in the identification and resolution of problems;
  • Maintain and develop client relationships;Actively mentor and develop graduates and trainees.

Knowledge & experience

  • Safety Level 1 course;
  • CITB Level 2 Safety Course SSSTS (Desirable);
  • Appropriate CSCS card (essential);
  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent (Desirable);
  • First Aid at Work (4 day) (Desirable);
  • New Roads and Streetworks supervisor (Desirable);
  • CPD evidence of relevant post graduate practical training e.g. attendance on courses for Forms of Contract, Scaffolding Appreciation, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H&S Management, e.t.c. (Desirable);
  • Has held a similar position with a Civil Engineering Contractor for a sustained period;
  • Can set out using Theodolite and tape, total station including uploading co-ordinate data;
  • Levelling for kerb pins, drainage, earthworks profile boards and batter rails;
  • Setting up pipe and rotating lasers;
  • Setting out and dimensional control of PQ Concrete and AGL works;
  • Experience of working within the Aviation sector (Desirable);
  • Experienced at undertaking quality checks, making concrete cubes etc (Desirable);
  • Experienced in Word, Excel, Outlook, power point;
  • Produce As-built records and drawings (Desirable);
  • Knowledge of BIM (Desirable);
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project (Desirable);
  • AutoCAD – as built drawings, bespoke site sketches (Desirable);
  • Specification for Highway works.
  • Relevant Technical knowledge and ability to visualize and interpret drawings;
  • Good practical knowledge of site setting out, control and checking using EDM, pipe lasers, laser levels and GPS equipment;



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