Graduate Setting Out Engineer - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom


Trant Engineering Limited is a multi disciple Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 700 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We are currently seeking to recruit junior or Graduate Setting Out Engineers to work within our petrochemical division.  These are permanent opportunities to develop a career and step up to more complicated / higher value projects. 

The Site Engineer will report into the Site Manager and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Setting out of civil engineering and building works
  • Promoting Health & Safety at all time and committing to continuous high standards
  • Surveying tasks
  • Ensuring quality control requirements are met
  • Reading and understanding drawings and specifications
  • Calculating quantities
  • Assisting in the production of Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Inspection & Test Plans
  • Complying with company policies and procedures


  • HND/BEng in Civil Engineering
  • CSCS
  • Background within Civil Engineering essential
  • Demonstrable experience of setting out on site using Total station, dumpy, etc.


At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development and progression within a professional working environment and we strongly support and encourage employees to gain professional qualifications.

Our company benefits package includes;

•            A competitive salary

•            24 days holiday + bank holidays (plus the opportunity to buy further holidays)

•            Support and encouragement to achieve professional qualifications

•            Christmas shutdown

•            Free onsite parking

•            Government workplace pension

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV to or call 02380 665544



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