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Setting Out Engineer

South East
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30 Sep 2022
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About The Role

Milestone Infrastructure is currently looking to recruit a Setting out Engineer to work on our Hampshire Projects contract in Hampshire.

As a Setting Out Engineer you will be part of our Projects Sector who are responsible for delivery of civil engineering projects covering highways and structures.

A key role in the delivery of a project, ensuring effective engineering management of all time, cost, quality & handover aspects of specific work areas, managing all of the day to day activities on the specific project.  

As the Setting Out Engineer your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Management of all engineering activities including engineering control, setting out and providing direction to workforce and leading Quality control systems to ensure compliance with project design and specifications
  • Ensuring the highest possible Health, Safety & Environmental standards are employed across all projects, adhering to health and safety policy/ environmental policy
  • Meet client expectations and ensure excellent communication skills with all project stakeholders
  • Survey & Engineering Control - Responsible for checking all sub-contractor and direct labour works.
  • Reviewing design and proposing solution by raising RFI's and communicating to relevant parties i.e. Designers / Sub Contractors
  • Materials ordering and approvals
  • Working with the Site Agent in monitoring HSEQ aspects of the project including Project Health and Safety File.
  • Assist managing the permit process including CAT scanning and issuing Permits
  • Keep accurate records including site diary, records of works activities, resource allocations and as-built information using AutoCAD
  • Input into collaborative planning for site work

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • A good level of experience in civil engineering and workforce supervision including earthworks; drainage, structures and highways
  • Skilled at setting out and surveying with both GPS and Robotic Total Stations.
  • Setting out experience of bulk earthworks, drainage, new road construction
  • The ability to drive excellent relationships with contacts at all levels including clients, colleagues and sub-contractors;
  • The ability to remain flexible in your approach to the role whilst embracing change and helping to drive that change through;
  • Highly organised and able to juggle priorities, whilst multi-tasking for many stakeholders, and still remaining focussed on what’s most important
  • Document review including the use of AutoCAD for planning and take off
  • Safe – passionate about achieving an Injury Free Environment, choosing to work safely and influencing others to do the same. Committed to caring for people’s safety
  • Driven – constantly focused on improving performance, doing everything to the best of your ability and making the best of every situation.

What’s in it for you?

  • 28 days' annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Company car/ car allowance and fuel card     
At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.
We also welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need.  Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview, whether this is hybrid working, home working, or any other alternative. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.
This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business

About The Company

Milestone Infrastructure sits within M Group Services Transport Division, positioned to support transport clients across the UK, supporting the safe movement of people via rail, aviation and highways. 

Asa business, people are at the heart of everything we do, whether they are our people, our clients, or the communities they serve. We are committed to behaving with integrity and in a sustainable manner, being mindful to the needs of our communities and the environment.
Our people are our greatest strength and ensuring their health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority. We invest in our workforce, engaging and empowering them, helping them to grow and develop with opportunities to train and learn.
At Milestone Infrastructure we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.