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Electrical Site Engineer

  • Location:
    Manchester Airport
  • Salary:
    £48,000 - £55,000
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Building Services
  • Deadline:
    July 5, 2024

Job Title: Electrically biased Site Engineer

Location: Manchester

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Plus Car/Car Allowance and Flexible Benefits / Hourly Paid

About the Company:

As one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK our client has a turnover of £500m and employs 3000 people. Working across various sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, the company’s innovative, responsible, and forward-thinking approach enables it to work on ground breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies. Progression is highly valued, and the company ensures that new employees have a clearly defined development path, supported by regular reviews, training, and ongoing support to help them achieve their best.


An exciting opportunity is available for a Site Engineer (T1 Supervisor) to join the team working on a major project at Manchester Airport, valued at over £100M. This project involves the refurbishment of the existing Terminal 2 and the construction of a new departure pier.

The ideal candidate will have a mechanical bias and will be responsible for effectively managing and monitoring the safety performance, resource deployment, and productivity of all site-based activities for the project.

Key Deliverables:

  • Review the project scope of works, including installation methods, to ensure precise provision of the customer’s requirements while maximizing efficiency and profitability.
  • Contribute to and lead the delivery of the project programme, carrying out associated duties in accordance with the Supervisor Responsibility Matrix.
  • Understand the financial and commercial objectives within the area of control, ensuring the engineering solutions are managed and installation is deployed to achieve these objectives.
  • Provide accurate and timely information to project management for inclusion in site progress and financial reporting templates, as required.
  • Manage all direct and indirect frontline workforce, including T2 and T3 supervision, within a specific project or designated area of control. This includes deploying a high level of engagement and communication to maximize team performance, setting clear expectations, cascading company messages, and offering guidance and feedback to ensure objectives are met.
  • Maintain regular dialogue and positive relationships with the project customer through efficient delivery of project objectives.


Candidates with experience working on large Electrical projects as a Site Manager or Site Engineer are encouraged to apply.


The company continually evolves its benefits to attract and retain great people. Benefits include:

  • Car/Car allowance
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme (Hybrid/Electric Vehicle)
  • Pension with a leading provider and up to 8% employer contribution
  • Personal Wellbeing and Volunteer Days
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Free 24/7 365 Employee Assistance Program to support mental health and well-being (including counselling sessions and legal advice)
  • Flexible benefits such as Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Give As You Earn, Travel Insurance, and Tax-Free Bikes
  • Personal development program

Next Steps:

The company is committed to building a culture where everyone is included, treated fairly, and with respect. This commitment starts with the recruitment process.

The recruitment process will be outlined ahead of time, and accommodations will be made as necessary to ensure all candidates can participate fully.