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7 months ago
J N Bentley
Location: Seaham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Surveying Jobs
Senior Site Engineer / Land Surveyor



Job Description

Our team is seeking an experienced Site Engineer / Land Surveyor with Civils and Water experience to join the team. The successful candidate must be able to work north of the Tyne river, conducting primary setting out works between Newcastle and Berwick upon Tweed.

Duties Include:
To perform a technical, organisational, and supervisory role on construction projects.
Responsible for marking out sites, levelling out i.e use of GPS, surveying the site, applying designs, and plans and liaising with sub-contractors
Mentor and help train graduate engineers in setting out disciplines
To check drawings and quantities and ensuring the calculations are accurate for the work
To oversee the selection and requisition of materials and plant for use on site
To liaise with any consultants, sub-contractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and general workforce involved in the project
To write detailed reports
To resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and any other problems that may arise

Candidate Specification

The successful candidate must have:
Appreciation of civil engineering design and construction – particularly earthworks and setting out
IT skills – particularly Excel.
Communication skills – to be able to communicate with site and office based staff regarding technical issues, in a friendly and helpful way.
Self-motivated and above all a team player; displaying a medium/long term commitment to learn, share and contribute to the team
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Competent in 2D AutoCAD.
Ability to work off own initiative
Basic Competence in 3D AutoCAD.
Familiar with import/export of data between GPS, CAD and LSS
You must hold a full UK driving licence to apply for this position

Job Profile

JN Bentley is a leading civil engineering and construction company mainly operating within the water industry and directly employing over 1,400 people. We are a rapidly expanding business with a turnover of £257 million and has seen a 53% increase on the previous year and numbers for 2018 projected to increase further. We are a business who believes in investing in our employees with over £1 million and 33,500 training hours on
training and development last year.

A significant and growing proportion of JN Bentley’s work, particularly in the water sector, is delivered through Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) a fully-integrated design-and-construct venture. MMB was established in 1999 and since then the joint venture has gone from strength to strength, winning multiple client and industry awards for quality and innovation.

Successfully working alongside companies such as; National Grid, Rolls Royce, Yorkshire Water, Welsh Water, Severn Trent Water, Environment Agency, and the Coal authority has allowed us to progress as a leader in the construction and civil engineering sectors whilst developing and maintaining an excellent reputation with our clients. We pride ourselves on finding innovative solutions to construction problems and applying the latest information technology to help drive efficiencies and reduce waste in our processes without compromising on quality.  

Understandably, employee safety is paramount and we consider ourselves leaders in health and safety. Our vision is to achieve zero injuries across all our sites throughout the UK and we strive to achieve this by perpetually updating and improving policies. Implementing numerous safety initiatives reinforces our genuine desire for employees to work safely and give them a clear direction as we work together towards zero injuries.

JN Bentley Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Building, Civil, Construction, Site, Technical, Utility, Water

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