What is a Setting Out Engineer?
Setting Out Engineers use site plans, technology and precision instruments to pinpoint and mark structural features above and below ground before construction work begins construction projects. Setting Out Engineers use markers to indicate where structures are going to be installed, including access roads, foundations, gas, electricity and water facilities, and drainage systems.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Setting Out Engineer?
From employer to employer the job description of a Setting Out Engineer will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Mapping structural boundaries on the ground using pegs and markers
Working with site plans, drawings and building information models.
Surveying a construction site
Check ground levels and excavation levels
Skills required to be a successful Setting Out Engineer
To be successful as a Setting Out Engineer, the below skills are important;
Knowledge of buildings and construction processes
Excellent attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Ability to read and interpret detail plans
Excellent spatial awareness
How can we help with your Setting Out Engineer job search?
For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Setting Out Engineers across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.
Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Setting Out Engineers and secure the market's leading Setting Out Engineer opportunities.
With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.
Interested in looking for a new Setting Out Engineer job?
If you are looking for a new Setting Out Engineer opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.
Want to find out how we can help you and your job search?
We are always pushing boundaries to improve our services to our clients and candidates. So taking pride in what we do is ranked extremely high. Find out more about the services we can provide for you.
Located on the river Elbe, Dresden is the 12th most populous city in Germany with an estimated population of 556,227. Dresden covers an area of 127 square miles and has become a cultural, educational and political centre of Germany.Dresden has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;
Schützengarten residential area
Construction work on the new-build project Schützengarten commenced, which will include a residential area with 479 flats, green spaces, a children’s play area and a neighbourhood park. This project is estimated to be completed in spring 2024.
The Military Museum in Dresden
Dresden witnessed another important mark on its timeline with the construction of the Military History Museum. Designed by US-based architects Studio Daniel Libeskind, this project was estimated to cost in the region of €48m.
Looking for a new construction job?
If you are looking for a new opportunity, please get in touch with our specialist recruiters to discuss your situation in more detail. Alternatively you can search all of our current live jobs across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.