Site Engineer



Salary and Benefits: £Competitive + Company Car / Car Allowance + Fuel Card for Business & Personal Use + Annual Bonus + Excellent Company Pension Scheme + Free Use of Independent Financial Advisor + Death in Service Cover + Opportunities to Progress Within the Company

Location: Kearsley (M26 1GE) with travel to sites across the Northwest.

Who Are Bethell?

We are a Manchester based civil engineering and utility services group, continuing our major expansion plans in 2021 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. 

In this role, you will hold regular on-site inspections to ensure Quality standards are being maintained and ensure setting-out information is planned and executed in good time to ensure that trades have the necessary information to prevent delays. You will regularly re-check key setting-out points to ensure that there is no disturbance of position and also keep accurate setting-out records, level books and field books until the completion of each project.

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 structures, wastewater drainage, highways, groundworks 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 are an equal opportunities employer and actively recruit for members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and their families, having recently signed the Armed Forces Covenant.


Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision over the coming years.

 Due to the nature and environment of our work, all offers of employment are conditional upon satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks. These include:


  • Checking identity and Right to Work in UK
  • Employment References
  • Basic Disclosure criminal records checks
  • Drugs Test on first day in business

Other checks may be required depending on the nature of the job for which you have applied, e.g., qualifications or enhanced security checks.

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