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Burns & McDonnell Staff Site Engineer - Transmission & Distribution (Birmingham, UK) in Birmingham, United Kingdom


Chart your own course and change the world — with the support of people whose interests are aligned with yours. At Burns & McDonnell, opportunity is waiting. We’re looking for people with big ideas and an entrepreneurial mindset. It’s those kinds of people who’ve helped us grow from a small consulting business back in 1898 to a global leader in engineering, architecture and construction solutions. Today, we’re a thriving company with 10,000 professionals working in 55 offices worldwide and recognised as a leader transmission & distribution services.

Lead the site-based engineering activities for allocated projects (mainly around the East of England) to facilitate conformance to the contract specification and delivery to programme timescales.

  • Maintain and interpret site drawings, topographical drawings, construction drawings, rebar drawing and rebar schedules.

  • Setting out, levelling, and surveying the site.

  • Verifying Sub-Contractors works including checking setting out co-ordinates and levels are compliant with AFC drawings.

  • Be a point of contact for the clerk of works/client/gangers/sub-contractors to assist with the progression of works and carry out any inspections required.

  • Maintain records, site diary, quality assurance documentation, reports and records.

  • Record and report as-built data.

  • Collate final handover packages including updating as-built drawings.

  • Offering technical advice on a construction site for subcontractors and operatives.

  • Manage and co-ordinate temporary works in the role of TWC.

  • Ensuring that all materials used onsite meet the standards and specifications required.

  • Ensure all installations adhere to the required quality plans including SQP, PQP and ITPs.

  • Identification, communication and undertaking of all Witness and hold points for the installation works.

  • Management of the Technical Query and RFI process in a timely manner onsite including updating of the TQ & RFI registers.

  • Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project.

  • Support the Site Manager to plan the work efficiently in order to meet agreed deadlines.

  • Support quality control and health and safety matters on site.

  • Support all required Quality Assurance activities.

  • Understand the Company Health & Safety and Environmental (SHE) Policies and Processes and statutory requirements as they affect the company’s operations and ensure the requirements are implemented.

  • Help Deliver the planned work safely and on time, adhering to the requirements of the client and Burns & McDonnell.

  • Produce reports or provide information in a timely manner.

  • Attend and cascade briefings as directed and in a timely manner.

  • To provide sufficient and timely supervision, assessment and coaching to ensure sub-contractors are performing to agreed production levels.

  • To regularly undertake all necessary and appropriate Tool Box Talks, Briefings and other communications.

  • To maintain own levels of skill and knowledge to do the job effectively.

  • To perform other duties as directed by your line manager or management team.

  • To comply with the relevant Company HSQE and welfare policy provisions.

  • To support client and ensure all agreed KPIs are met or exceeded.

  • Assist and/or manage the investigation of accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses and other incidents.

  • Promote best practice, capture best practice and ensure it is fed-back into the business.

  • Set standards and lead by example in health, safety, quality & environmental management.



  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or related degree from an accredited program. and 3 years of Engineering experience, consulting preferred. Required or

  • Master Degree in Engineering and 2 years of engineering experience, consulting preferred. Required

  • Full UK driving licence.

  • National Grid Persons.

  • IOSHH Managing Safety .

  • IOSH environmental or equivalent.

  • CSCS for Managers & Professionals.

  • First Aid (Full 4 day).

  • SHEA Power.

  • CDM Reg.

  • HSG47.


  • The ability to thrive in pressure situations.

  • The ability to empathise, communicate and influence stakeholder and the Contract Team.

  • Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills.

  • Be able to work on own initiative.

  • Computer literate.

  • Ability to lead and motivate people.

  • Must have commercial awareness and understand the effect of site based activities on the project financial performance.

  • Must be able to communicate professionally and effectively, particularly to external parties such as the client, their customers and local authorities.

  • Must have the skills and confidence to supervise and coordinate site requirements and tasks.

  • Must have an understanding/ knowledge of the clients Transmission procedures.

  • Must have a strong understanding of engineering drawings and the management of drawing systems.

Job Civil Engineering

Primary Location GB-Birmingham UK-Birmingham

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: 240424

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JA #UKO