Site Engineer - Highways


Site Engineer - Permanent

Civil Engineering and Infrastructure - Highways

Who Are Bethell?

We are a Manchester based civil engineering and utility services group, continuing our major expansion plans in 2023 targeting a strengthening of its workforce by up to 20%. Bethell, which has operated in the Northwest for over 150 years, has a significant number of framework contracts with the Utility sector, Local Authorities and key infrastructure clients. We are an equal opportunities employer and have been accredited with both Investors in People and The Workplace Wellbeing Charter. We offer accredited training to colleagues who wish to develop themselves professionally and grow their skillsets.

What Will The Role Involve? 

As our Site Engineer, you will be responsible for setting out the works in accordance with contact drawings to ensure that all constructed works accurately reflect the dimensions as detailed. You will check construction works as they progress to verify that work is being constructed in accordance with the drawings and will also work with partners, sub-contractors, directly employed operatives and other professionals to support this process and drive cost efficiency.

In this role, you will abide with all site safety rules and engage with the site team to ensure that workplaces are safe and undertake daily H&S briefings, toolbox talks and site inductions as necessary if requested by management. You’ll be expected to be an ambassador for the company, always presenting a professional attitude and showing respect to all site workers, implementing measures to maintain a high morale amongst its workforce. 

As our Site Engineer, you will set out all baselines, offsets and other necessary reference information needed for the workforce to accurately construct the works in accordance with the contract drawings. You will check material deliveries are compliant with the specification and ensure all relevant material data is maintained in accordance with the project Quality Plan. You’ll also maintain accurate records of construction works under your control which should include, sketches, site records and photographs of the works as they progress.

What Key Skills & Experience Are We Looking For?


·HNC/HND/Degree qualification in construction-related studies

·Minimum 3 years active on site setting out experience with similar delivery type contractors

·Full clean driving licence

·Experience in highways, groundworks , structures, wastewater drainage preferable

 ·Good working knowledge of the construction industry and of all relevant trade disciplines

·Good understanding of the CDM regulations

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skillset required, then please apply online and complete the application process. We reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date should the need occur, therefore we advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.


Bethell Group PLC have select relationships with recruitment agencies. All roles are filled internally, but do use a Preferred Supply Chain should we require assistance. We therefore ask politely that recruitment agencies refrain from contacting our Talent Acquisition Manager, Commercial Managers and Managing Operational staff regarding roles advertised. Any CV’s that are sent through unsolicited will be discounted from any roles.

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