Setting Out Engineer

Published: May 16, 2018
Bridgwater, Hinkley Point C
Job Type
Competitive basic salary
Start Date


Abatec are looking to recruit a Site Engineer for an International Tier 1 contractor on a permanent basis.  Based on site at Hinkley and working on a £400m+ package – normal weekly working hours Monday to Friday.

Key responsibilities for the Site Engineer include:

Engineering Control

  • Setting out from primary control provided by others
  • The provision of sketches detailing the setting out information installed
  • Maintain survey equipment


  • Production of as – built drawings & records
  • Completion of Quality Check progressively
  • Maintaining accurate records – Daily Diary

Health Safety & Environmental

  • Production of Field Control Sheets
  • Carries out associated briefings
  • Carries out Field Inspections
  • Hazard Identification


  • Measures actual materials used and compares with theoretical measure. Manages the daily materials
  • Works to Weekly Programme – drafted by others - and marks up progress achieved weekly


  • Produces weekly measure. Take offs and schedules materials accurately
  • Understands what is classified as additional work

Qualifications, knowledge and experience required for the Site Engineer include:

  • Basic setting out techniques – ability to use level & theodolite
  • Reads and understands drawings
  • Understands ACP
  • Understanding of construction tolerances
  • Awareness of Specification and other Contract documents
  • Understands Permit System and actively raises permits to Work
  • Basic environmental awareness
  • Able to take off and schedule material quantities accurately
  • Knowledge of specification and contract documents

Benefits for the Site Engineer include:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Competitive pension and suite of benefits
  • Monday to Friday working pattern

If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Danny Wheeler on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 127974. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to

We are always looking for candidates for similar positions, so please register your details with us to hear about similar opportunities that you may be interested in.

Abatec Ltd. is working as an employment agency on behalf of a client.

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