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Construction Site Engineer (apprenticeship)

Job Title: Construction Site Engineer (apprenticeship)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swansea
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 0616
Job Published: February 13, 2019 10:54

Job Description

Job purpose

Reporting to the Site Engineers, the Trainee Site Engineer will be site based with overall responsibility for the technical support on a section of the project works.

You will participate in the health and safety, quality, environmental and commercial management of the project. 

The Trainee Site Engineer will be given the opportunity to study towards a L3 / L4 Construction Apprenticeship with the potential to progress to a degree in a construction related subject.


You will be responsible for fulfilling the activities assigned (in whole or in part) by the Site Engineer in the appropriate process, including:

Ensuring compliance with the Companies Business Management System;
Being proactive in the identification and resolution of problems in relation to the project to ensure successful completion to pre-determined plans and service level agreements;
Supporting initiatives to deliver ongoing continuous improvement;
Maintaining good relationships with the customer and his representatives/advisors;
Implementing Interserve Construction Strategy and Policies for Sustainability, Health and Safety, Quality, Environmental, Training and Development etc;
Providing technical support to ensure that the project works comply with the requirements of the contract specification and drawings etc. and maintaining appropriate records to confirm such compliance;
To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager.
Knowledge skills & experience

5 GCSEs Grades A-C (or equivalent) including English, Maths and Science;(essential)
Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages e.g. Excel, Word; (desirable)
Experience of working in a construction environment (desirable);
Understanding of or keenness to work in the construction industry.(essential)
You will be required to attend college on a day release or block release programme to achieve a suitable Level 3 or 4 qualification (depending on current qualifications).

Practical and logical qualities and a methodical way of thinking;
a creative and innovative approach to problem-solving;
Ability to work in a multi-functional and dynamic team environment;
Enthusiasm to learn and develop;
Always ensure you provide the best possible service;
Ensure you give attention to detail and meet all deadlines set;
Act in a way that promotes trust in the construction industry at all times;
Act with integrity;
Be honest and straightforward in all that you do;
Treat everyone with courtesy, politeness and respect;
Take responsibility and be accountable for all your actions.
We are looking for an apprentice construction site engineer to work from our south wales region. This role is offered on a full time and fixed term basis for the length of the apprenticeship. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance.

As part of our recruitment process job offers will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. 

Group Company:
Interserve is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. Everything we do is shaped by our core values. We are a leader in innovative and sustainable outcomes for our clients and a great place to work for our people. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. Headquartered in the UK and FTSE listed, we have gross revenues of £3.7 billion and a workforce of circa 75,000 people worldwide.

We are committed to equal opportunities for all and are accredited by Investors in Diversity & the National Equality Standard.