• Job Location: Various UK
  • Job Type: Full-time

Reporting to the Site Manager, as Site Engineer you will be an integral part of an on-site management team tasked with delivering a quality project, on budget, safely and on time.

Main Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Site Manager with daily operations as required.
  • Acting as the main technical adviser on site for specialist subcontractors, concrete frame contractor.
  • Setting out, levelling, and surveying the site; QA, temporary works checks, temporary works co – ordination
  • Checking plans, drawings and setting out co – ordination.
  • Prior knowledge of calling off reinforcement from schedules and ability to read reinforcement drawings.
  • Ensuring that all materials used, and work performed are as per specifications.
  • Managing, monitoring, and interpreting the construction design drawings supplied by the structural engineer, architect & MEP engineers.
  • Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project.
  • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors.
  • Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Overseeing quality control and the implementation of the McAleer & Rushe “Think Smart” management of health & safety on site.
  • Preparing reports as required for senior site manager & project manager.
  • Pro – active approach to resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise and associated reporting to senior site manager and project manager.
  • Any other duties as required by management.


  • A Degree / HND in engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • A current valid CSR / CSCS Card.
  • A minimum of 3 years postgraduate experience.
  • Previous experience of setting out £3M+ structures.
  • Previous experience of calling off reinforcement and ability to read reinforcement drawings.
  • Operational knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations.
  • Excellent communication and planning skills.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated with a drive to achieve results.
  • IT literate with a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and AutoCAD.
  • Flexibility with regards to site location within the UK & Ireland.
  • Candidates should have the appropriate work permit or the right to work in the UK.

To apply for this role please forward your CV to recruitment@mcaleer-rushe.co.uk or call 028 8676 3741 to discuss in confidence.

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 McAleer & Rushe is an equal opportunities employer.