Site Engineer
Water (Non - Infrastructure)
£30k - £45k

Site Engineer

Ref: 562| Posted: 8th Jul 2024

(ALL LEVELS REQUIRED – Site Engineers – Senior Engineers & Section Engineers) – Water Sector – South Region – Reading / Southern Sites (South East / South Central / Thames Valley)

Opportunity to join one of the UK's most successful Tier 1 building & civil engineering main contractors, with a very stable and fast growing forward order book.

This employer is delighted to have been selected to work in partnership with Thames Water to deliver fantastic infrastructure, brilliantly and to make things better for current and future generations. 

Their Infrastructure teams boast an extensive portfolio including high profile, challenging projects, providing multidisciplinary solutions to water, wastewater, highways, transport, environment, waste, and energy clients. 

A number of exciting opportunities have arisen for Engineers of all grades for Site EngineersSenior Engineers and Section Engineers to join this leading main contractor for Thames Water delivering a high-profile infrastructure project and offering the chance to work on some exciting construction projects in the Thames Valley Region including the following locations: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire.

Looking for experienced individuals to join a number of experienced, site-based teams to provide technical and innovative input and solutions in key strategic areas of the water framework projects. You will play an instrumental role in ensuring the sound delivery of the project/s and often find yourself working with leading subcontractors utilising modern construction processes and techniques.

Ideally the successful candidates will need to have previously worked for a tier one main contractor in the UK and have a strong civil engineering background and/or with experience of working within the Water Treatment and/or Highway’s sector is highly desirable.

Senior Engineers

We are looking for Senior Engineers as part of a larger project team to contribute to clean & wastewater infrastructure projects on the Thames Water AMP7 Project.  You will be responsible for delivering the engineering works through to successful completion in accordance with quality, safety and environmental procedures whilst maintaining and improving client relationships to achieve financial success.  In this role you will be reporting to either a Site Agent or Project Manager depending on the value and complexity of project and personal experience/ability.

What we are looking for:


  • Civil Engineering/Construction Management Qualification e.g. HNC/HND/Degree level.
  • Site managers CSCS card
  • Proven experience from engineering background demonstrating progress to Senior Engineer through career development with both theoretical and practical experience.


  • Chartered status or approaching
  • SMSTS (5 day) First Aid at Work (4 day)
  • National Water Hygiene card

Section Engineers

You will be responsible for developing and supporting the project team in the delivery of quality engineering and control.  The main objectives of the role will be planning and providing engineering control and supervising production resources, ensuring compliance with projects and company systems for a defined section of the works.

 What we are looking for:


  • Civil Engineering/Construction Management Qualification e.g. HNC/HND/Degree level.
  • Experience working with a civil engineering/utilities’ contractor

Site Engineers

Working closely with the Site Manager, this role will compromise of setting out reinforced concrete foundations, retaining walls, access roads, steel and pipework, drainage and other civils aspects associated with new pumping stations, rising mains and water treatment facilities.

 What we are looking for


  • Civil Engineering/Construction Management Qualification e.g. HNC/HND/Degree level.


The successful Site Engineers will receive:

-£30,000 - £45,000 Basic 
-Car Allowance 

To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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