Senior Setting Out Engineer

Job Details

Location: Cardiff
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 plus package
Sector: Civil Engineering, Construction, Hospitals
Contact: Connor Brown
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 02920813331
Start Date: Immediate
Job Ref: Setting Out/CB/SAC/2024


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We are looking for a Senior Setting Out Engineer

  • Cardiff
  • £55k – £65k + package

Role Purpose:

The Senior Site Engineer’s role is managing different parts of construction projects, supervising crew members, preparing estimates for time and material costs, completing quality assurance, observing health and safety standards and ensuring these are upheld, and compiling reports for different stakeholders.

The project involves the design, construction, finance, and maintenance of the New Velindre Cancer Centre which will be situated on a greenfield site, owned by the Trust, at Whitchurch, North Cardiff. The project is being procured through the Welsh Government’s Mutual Investment Model (“MIM”) which is a specific model for procuring public-private partnerships in Wales.

This is a super opportunity for a suitably qualified practitioner to join an innovative and successful project development team. The role would suit an energetic, early career engineer committed to the highest standards of construction delivery; an engineer who is interested in the wider aspects of project development such as community benefits and who can develop lasting relationships with the Trust, stakeholders and the local community.


  • Support the ProjectCo General Manager and Project Manager
  • Work with Trust, stakeholders, local community and design team, construction team and hard FM team
  • Work with ProjectCo specialists and experts through construction
  • Oversight of the program for design, construction, and commissioning activity for the works, ensuring the quality of work and a safe site.
  • Responsible for assisting the PM in the execution of all tasks directly related to project monitoring and construction execution related to his area of knowledge.
  • Technical installations design monitoring
  • Monitor the progress of the works against the construction programme
  • Manage key information requirements within the Project Agreement/contract documents
  • A focus on the monitoring of the sustainability aspects of the project such as the delivery of a BREEAM excellent hospital
  • Monitoring of equipment solution
  • Monitoring of energy solutions and achievement of the design & construction energy target (DCET)
  • Monitor BIM process as described in the BIM protocol and BIM execution plan
  • Document control/communication and management of meetings, agendas, minutes, and action points
  • Support PM / independent tester liaison


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar role including Health building and or technical construction experience
  • Cardiff-based or local to Cardiff
  • Based on the construction site.
  • Hot desk/hybrid working during the operational phase
  • Health building and or technical construction experience
  • Ability to implement a community benefits programme and manage the project website
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of the new Velindre Cancer Centre
  • Enthusiastic and able to motivate the wider team working closely with the ProjectCo General Manager and Project Manager


  • At least 10 years of experience in a similar role including Healthcare experience.


  • Welsh speaker (for local community interaction and translation work)
  • PPP experience and First aid qualification
  • Knowledge of the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001
  • Commitment to becoming involved with local community interaction and community benefits
  • Knowledge of the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

For an informal discussion please call Connor on 07990 569 825 or use the red button to apply online.

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