Senior Setting Out Engineer – Commercial Groundworks – Leamington Spa

Senior Setting Out Engineer – Commercial Groundworks – Leamington Spa

McDermotts is a family-founded groundworks and civil engineering business based in Birmingham, supporting some of the country’s biggest construction companies.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Setting Out Engineer – Commercial Groundworks with good groundworks knowledge to support our production team.

The successful candidate must have experience of setting out on commercial projects. You will also be required to compile information, complete parts of the QA folder and gather information for the production of as-built drawings.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and competent Site Engineer who would like to work on this prestigious project, located in Leamington Spa.

Outcomes of Role:

  • Project engineering targets achieved
  • Profitable growth
  • Deliver a quality engineering service on, time and on budget
  • Engineering procedures are of a high quality
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Reduction of waste in processes

We are looking for someone willing to work hard and meeting the following criteria:

  • External works
  • Producing models and uploading onto GPS plant
  • GPS setting out equipment
  • Must be proficient in CAD and robotic equipment
  • CSCS card
  • Groundwork sub-contractor experience (Minimum 2 years)
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to use a robotic instrument
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance, minimum cover £2M
  • Able to create and maintain as-built drawings
  • Complete QA forms using FieldView


  • Engineering setting out: 5 years (required)
  • Groundworks: 2 years (required)
  • CSCS Card (required)
  • Machine control experience would be an advantage


Site working hours: 07:30 – 17:00

Starting date: ASAP

Rate: negotiable depending on experience.

Contract length: 7 – 8 months

Location: the site is located in Leamington Spa


Why join McDermotts?

McDermotts is a groundworks and civil engineering company based in Birmingham, supporting some of the country’s biggest construction companies. We’re a family-founded business that still operates with the customer focus and values we started with.

Construction is our passion, and we believe that the industry can provide rich and rewarding experiences. When you engage with McDermotts, you are not just joining a team, you become part of our family. Our culture is built around supporting each other and working together to achieve success.

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