Site Engineer

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Site Engineer - Groundworks Contractor


Join a leading groundworks contractor with a reputation for excellence in delivering high-quality projects across Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. With a commitment to innovation, safety, and sustainability, they pride themselves on their dedication to client satisfaction and the professional development of their team members.

Position Overview:
They are seeking an experienced Site Engineer to join their dynamic team in Edinburgh. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the successful delivery of groundworks projects, ensuring that engineering activities are carried out to the highest standards of accuracy, quality, and safety.


  • Undertake setting out duties accurately and efficiently to ensure works are constructed in accordance with contract drawings and specifications.
  • Monitor and maintain quality control procedures, ensuring compliance with relevant standards and specifications.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to site staff and subcontractors.
  • Liaise with the project management team to resolve engineering issues and ensure effective communication of project requirements.
  • Carry out site surveys, measurements, and inspections as required.
  • Manage and maintain accurate site records, including as-built drawings, site diaries, and progress reports.
  • Implement and enforce health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures on site.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field.
  • Proven experience working as a Site Engineer on groundworks projects, with a strong understanding of earthworks, drainage, and infrastructure.
  • Proficient in the use of surveying equipment and relevant software (e.g., Total Station, AutoCAD).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with clients, subcontractors, and colleagues.
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced construction environment.
  • Valid CSCS card and relevant health and safety qualifications.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for career progression and professional development.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including pension scheme and healthcare options.
  • Dynamic and collaborative working environment with a focus on innovation and continuous improvement.

If interested, please apply NOW!