Senior Engineer - Environmental (Southern)

Galliford Try Recruitment

30+ days ago


Senior Engineer - Environmental (Southern) - (2100007H)



Senior Engineer


South West



Galliford Try is one of the UK’s largest construction businesses with a vision to be a people-orientated, progressive business, driven by our values to deliver lasting change for our stakeholders and the communities we work in. Our purpose is to improve people’s lives through building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, providing opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress, working with our supply chain to promote the very best working practice and caring for the environment in which we work.

We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community, being passionate about our role in providing vital services, putting integrity at the heart of our business by doing the right thing, and collaborating with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver lasting change and long-term value.

We are committed to agile working, giving our people the freedom and flexibility to adapt their working life around their home life to achieve a proper balance. Our smart working approaches allow greater use of technology in the way we carry out our business, ensuring we provide a working environment that works for everyone.



Our Environment Business provides ‘source to sea’ asset delivery capability across the UK and Scotland working on both Frameworks and Standalone projects. Since AMP3 we have delivered in excess of £2bn assets for clients such as Yorkshire Water, United Utilities, Anglian Water, Thames Water, Southern Water, Welsh Water and Scottish Water. As an established player in the market this a great opportunity to join the team at a time of transformation as we shape ourselves to be fit for delivery in a future digital world. We have recently secured a plethora of places on the AMP7 Frameworks for Yorkshire Water Complex Civils Framework, Southern Water and Thames Water Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure projects ranging from £1-40m over the next five years.



Working as part of our MGJV team for Southern Water on the AMP 7 Infrastructure programme, you will have full responsibility for all setting out duties and site management functions allocated by the Site Manager. You will play your part in the team to ensure safe and efficient delivery of all construction operations and ensuring all works are fully compliant with GT’s and Southern Waters Procedures, Standards and Requirements. You will ensure line management is aware of any technical problems at the soonest opportunity and will be proactive in assisting to resolve such problems in a timely manner. Previous Water Industry experience is preferred and advantageous but not essential for this role.



  • Advise estimating, contracts team, sub-contractors, consultants and engineering teams on design solutions
  • Provide designs where we have design responsibility along with design checks
  • Assess contract specifications for onerous and anomalous conditions and advise consultants and management of alternatives
  • Advise design teams and estimators of alternative solutions showing savings in cost/time
  • Min HNC/HND/Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent and relevant professional qualification
  • Chartered or working towards related professional qualification
  • Practical experience of principal construction techniques
  • CSCS
  • First Aid



In return we offer an opportunity to work on some of the UKs most exciting construction projects, in a fast-paced environment where each day brings new challenges as well as a great salary and benefits package including car or car allowance, pension, healthcare, bonus and 28 days holiday plus bank holidays. We will always consider flexible working hours and arrangements. 

For more information on this Senior Site Agent role or to enquire about other positions available within our environment business please contact James Fox on

Galliford Try are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.


Primary Location

: General Site Location (South West)


: Construction (Site Management)


: Construction & Investments

Job Type

: Experienced

Job Posting

: Jun 3, 2021, 10:21:21 AM