Civil Structural Engineer

Job Title: Civil Structural Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Middlesbrough, England
Salary: £375 - £400 per day
Start Date: 2018-06-17
Reference: BH-83040
Contact Name: Paul Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2018 10:23

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

Civil Structural Site Engineer is part of the construction management team with reference to the senior construction manager with the aim of ensuring that the civil and structural works are delivered in accordance with the design and within the agreed time frames


Major responsibilities and obligations    

General responsibilities and obligations:              


Work for the company's goals by performing the work in a responsible and quality conscious way.          

Responsible for active participation in the department's collaboration with other departments and functions of the company, including clarification of interfaces, knowledge sharing and experience recovery.        

Responsible for compliance with internal procedures and policies, as well as external guidelines, directives, laws, etc. in connection with the department's activities.      

Promote overall efficiency in the company.        

Take care of ad hoc tasks outside normal area of responsibility by agreement with the immediate superior         

Responsible for contributing to an appropriate meeting and communication structure within the department, with other departments and external stakeholders.             


Specific responsibilities and obligations:               


The post holder is responsible for supervising and coordinating the accepted and assigned civil and structural works, including buildings.

The post holder is responsible for ensuring that all necessary decisions are taken and that the activities are conducted in accordance with the contract with the customer, current legislation, policies and procedures     


The Civil Structural Site Engineer is responsible for the completion of site civil and structural installation works, both technically, economically, and qualitatively, which among others implies:             


Responsibility for:

Monitoring and inspecting the civil and structural works carried out by civil structural contractors ensuring quality compliance along with meeting the necessary safety standards.               

Ensuring that subcontractor's construction deliveries are performed and delivered under contractual terms       

Ensuring that the client complies with the agreed commitments to subcontractor for the contract           

Ensuring that the site commercial team process changes in the civil structural works and that those changes are being treated in a business oriented way optimizing the project margin through extra work, contract changes, schedule changes, and possibilities of additional entitlements to the customer and/or suppliers     

The identification of the site resource needs to support the installation, and commissioning of the packaged equipment                

Specifying requirements and scope and define delivery obligations for other site department activities required to support the civil structural works, e.g. engineering, procurement and construction          

The preparation of schedules, plans, and guidelines for the civil structural implementation and continuously monitoring that the plans are followed        

Organizing and motivating the civil structural contractors so that it works efficiently the construction      

Communication with and relationship to the civil structural contractors, the construction manager and the site support team    

Liaising with relevant  and contractor designer and engineers, including resolution of technical queries    

The development and/or maintenance of the civil structural documents and progress reports, and the responsibility to take action when opportunities and risks in the civil structural works are discovered       

For timely, adequate and objective reporting:

Status reports regarding progress, economics and issues

Deviations reports

Reports to the Management regarding project progress and resource needs     


Performance goals:        

Performance goals are timely delivery, within budget and in accordance with Target ZERO           



The contractor has the authority to make any decision as long as it does not conflict with the company policies, procedures, budgets, etc. Special reference is made to the company “Level of Authorities” and the fact that any appointment and dismissal must be agreed internally.

The contractor is responsible and is obliged to take initiatives, however, before decision-making appointed superiors/colleagues must be informed.

The contractor is responsible for performing tasks within agreed guidelines.

The contractor performs tasks on the initiative of a superior and under the superior’s responsibility.


Responsibility and authority in relation to a task is defined as the responsibility for the task being performed; be it through delegation to a subordinate within the department/function or in co-operation with other functions.