Setting Out Engineer, Kempston

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  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £38,000 - £45,000
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Ref: CCO/6031

Job Description

My client, one of the UK’s most notable main contractors, are currently looking to recruit a Setting Out Engineer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of ‘as-built drawings’.
  • Establishing effective systems to record work completed updating the Project Quality Plan accordingly.
  • To assist in managing systems to enable the progress of work to be reviewed against time, quality, dimensions and quantity.
  • Assist in the recording and testing of workmanship and materials, i.e., drainage, concrete, piling, brickwork etc.
  • Provides engineering support to ensure technical problems are overcome and technical queries are answered.
  • Responsible for setting out works constructed within allowable tolerances.
  • Regularly checking the setting out points and benchmarks and checking that all setting out instruments and measuring equipment are delivered to site with a calibration certificate and recorded accordingly.
  • Ensures workforce understand setting out information has been identified as suitable for the type of work being carried out.
  • Assist in the preparation of sketches for distribution on site, ensuring clear communication channels are in place for effective understanding
  • To be aware of the provisions of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management System and to assist in its implementation to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Responsible for providing and maintaining setting out and dimensional control, to ensure accurate construction of the work.
  • Familiar with Quality Management System.
  • Record instructions.
  • Maintain drawing register.

This is a permanent role, and career stability is preferred. Not suitable for freelance candidates.

Salary – competitive with package

If this role is of interest, please apply with your updated CV.

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