Package Engineer - Groundworks

Posted 3 August by Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd Easy Apply

Package Engineer - Groundworks

Iver Heath

Sir Robert McAlpine is a UK-based family-owned building and civil engineering company. Established in 1869, we have been a ubiquitous construction leader over two centuries.

We are honoured to have worked on some of Britain’s most iconic buildings and projects.

The values at the heart of our operations include a commitment to the highest standards of safety, quality, engineering excellence, sustainability, and an unswerving focus on the needs and aspirations of our clients.

Our aim is to make a positive impact on the communities and the environment in which we operate.

We believe being inclusive and nurturing a diversity of talent and skills will help us to continue our rich legacy of technical excellence to proudly build Britain’s future heritage.

A member of the project team, reporting to the Chief Engineer, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, coordination and management of a number of sub-contractor employed within the Groundworks arena.

The role requires a high level of interfacing between internal departments and external agencies, such as Architects, Engineers, Construction Workers, Sub-contractors, Client agents, Clerk of Works and Site Staff.

Responsibilities of the Package Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Commercial staff write the Scope of Works for each package, for which he/she is responsible for
  • Coordination and management of sub-contractors
  • Ensure SRM obligations to sub-contractor are understood and discharged
  • Organise and lead regular site progress meetings with sub-contractors to monitor progress,
  • quality and safety, ensuring the Chief Engineer and Project Manager/Project Director are updated on all issues
  • Managing the technical aspects of the on and off site works
  • Be the principal point of contact responsible for all works related to a package of works including coordination between packages
  • Review package tender information produced by the Design Team and comment where appropriate
  • Ensure that the sub-contractor are working to the latest design info and provide technical advice and support where required


  • Minimum 2-4 years’ work experience within the construction industry
  • Proven working experience in package management
  • Knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • A good practical understanding of Health & Safety requirements
  • A good understanding of all facets of the construction process
  • Familiarity with construction software packages
  • Ability to prioritise, plan, schedule and evaluate works
  • Ability to prepare a 3 week look-ahead programme with assistance of project planner
  • Ability to manage conflict through conflict resolution

With an industry-leading package and exceptional training, this is your chance to develop an exciting and varied career path in a family-owned company which treats its people with courtesy and respect.

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

Required skills

  • Engineering
  • Package Management
  • SRM
  • Groundworks

Reference: 35793391

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