Setting Out Engineer



Setting Out Engineer


You will report directly to a Project Manager / Senior Engineer and be responsible for overseeing a full project team and associated subcontractors in the safe, timely execution of the works in accordance with the project budgetary, programme and quality requirements.




  • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of subcontractors

Health and Safety

  • Ensure that the works are delivered in the safest manner possible, with the support of the Site Manager, EHS Advisor and Contracts Manager, in accordance with all legislative requirements
  • Ensure contractors on site execute works as per their approved method statement & risk assessment
  • Giving daily site briefings to the workforce prior to starting work. This is vital to ensure interface risks between subcontractors are safely managed
  • Ensure the highest standards of housekeeping are maintained
  • Reporting of all safety incidents and/or accidents to the Safety Advisor & Company Directors in strict accordance with company protocols
  • Prepare method statements and risk assessments for construction activities as required
  • Help the company achieve our goal of Zero Harm on all our worksites to all our workers and third parties we interface with



  • Supervision of site engineering resource in the timely execution of out setting out and surveying activities for various building trades
  • Carrying out setting out and surveying activities for various building trades using robotic total station and dumpy level
  • Ensuring that the project is delivered snag free to the satisfaction of the Client
  • Coordinate and liaise with Contracts Manager, Site Engineers and Services Coordinator to ensure that all subcontractors and site personnel have timely and accurate information
  • Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise from revised details issued or from situations as they arise on site
  • Assisting the Site Manager with college/university won technical knowledge for subcontractors, crafts people and operatives
  • Ensuring that all materials used, and work performed are as per specification and drawing requirements
  • Ensuring that all subcontractors execute their works as per their approved Inspection and Testing Plans and sign off inspection records as required
  • Ensuring the RFI process is managed on site and the associated register kept up to date
  • Ensuring the submittals process is managed on site and the associated register kept up to date


  • Act as a point of contact on site for day to day Client and designer liaison
  • Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project to ensure timely successful completion
  • Manage requisition process for all materials and plant on site
  • Being familiar with the contract documents supplied by the Client/architect
  • Monitor progress against the Contract Programme and escalate any delays or risk of delay to the Site Manager to mitigate
  • Assist in the production and revision of the contract and sub-programmes with the Contracts Manager & Planner
  • Ensure plant, labour and materials records are issued to Head Office on a weekly basis
  • Ensure company owned plant and equipment is maintained in good working order
  • Mentor & assist Junior Engineers
  • Act in a courteous and professional manner at all times while protecting the position of the business

How to apply:

Please forward your CV with the position you are applying for stated in the subject line to:


Kilcawley Construction & Civil Engineering (Sligo) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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