Senior Site engineer

Location Wakefield, Wakefield, England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 55000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 07894 235 609
Reference 788666NK

Senior Site Engineer


£50,000 - £55,000 + Company car/car allowance

A main contractor who’s renowned for significant investment into their employees, are looking for a Senior Site engineer to join their business and work on a large portfolio of rail projects throughout the Northern region. With an aim to create an exciting place to work whilst executing the job well, you can guarantee you’ll be joining an award-winning company which will provide you with a fulfilling career and a successful future.

The Opportunity

You will be joining a company committed to providing you with a self-development plan which will see your career mapped out up to CRE level. The first step in your role as Senior Site engineer will see you working across the Yorkshire region on the LNE framework on a variety of rail civil engineering projects including platform extensions, station upgrades, bridges, Access for all schemes etc. The role will be a mixture of office and site based and day to day you can expect to:

  • Get involved in the Planning, Estimating and Specifying of projects by providing support to Project Management teams in the assessment and production of programming and technical planning.
  • Take responsibility during the construction, installation and testing on site to the Approved for Construction drawings, specification, QITP and QITP (quality inspection and test checks).
  • Provide support to the Project management functions to produce site safety and technical / quality paperwork such as WPP’s, TBS, permits, QITP’s and checks for CRE approval.
  • Support the Project engineers in development of site paperwork.
  • Engage with the company’s career development and mentorship programme.

The Company

As one of the UK’s fastest growing private contractors, you can be assured to be joining a company saturated with success. Winning contractual awards and industry awards year upon year, the turnover in the business is ever increasing and thanking their employees with exceptional career opportunities and rewards is one of the ways they epitomize their values.

With divisions in both Rail and Construction, the company’s workload stretches across the UK and includes huge schemes for Network rail as well as an extensive portfolio of large civil engineering projects so you can be assured that you’ll always have a busy workload to get your teeth gripped into.


For this position, the company is offering a basic salary of £50,000 to £55,000 per annum, the choice of a company car or car allowance, 26 days holiday + bank holidays with two optional charity days and the option to buy more holidays, funding and support with professional memberships, Pension, Life assurance and an Agile working policy.

About You

It is essential that you’re a technically qualified Civil engineering professional with a solid understanding of site working environments and protocols. You will be someone keen to develop a long-term career in the rail industry and will be able to show good knowledge of Network Rail Standards and Governments. Experience in a rail environment within a main contractor would be beneficial and you will have a proven track record as an engineer/agent.

You can either apply directly or email your CV to Following your application shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial telephone interview.

Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
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