Senior Site 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: SSE/CB/SAC/2024


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£55k – £65k + Package

Sphere Solutions are currently recruiting for a Senior Site Engineer to work for a large contractor at the Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff.

The Role:

  • The role of the Senior Site Engineer is to manage different parts of construction projects, supervise crew members, prepare estimates for time and material costs, complete quality assurance, observe health and safety standards, ensure these are upheld, and compile 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 that 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 and local community
  • Work with ProjectCo specialists and experts through construction
  • Oversight of the program for design, construction, and commissioning activity for the works, ensuring 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.
  • Construction 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
  • Management of meetings, agendas, minutes, and action points
  • Support PM / independent tester liaison /lender technical adviser liaison support

The Candidate:

  • 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
  • Or at least 10 years of experience in a similar role including Healthcare experience.
  • Cardiff-based or local to Cardiff
  • 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

Desirable Criteria:

  • Welsh speaker (for local community interaction and translation work)
  • PPP experience
  • First aid qualification
  • 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.

Sphere Solutions is a market leader in the Southwest & Wales construction recruitment sector, with offices in Truro, Plymouth, Bristol, Taunton, Gloucester and Cardiff.

We pride ourselves on building long-term relationships with local, regional and national contractors, developers and consultancies and offer a bespoke, discreet and professional service delivered by highly experienced consultants.

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