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
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New Urban Quarter at the Central Station - Mannheim 21
Development of the new urban quarter at the main station will see one of the most important inner-city projects of the coming years. Giving a new lease of life to facilities that are already deserted or are due to become so in the foreseeable future. The plan is to create a lively quarter whose many facilities are appealing and boast a high power of attraction.
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