Site engineers play a crucial role in construction projects, acting as the technical advisors on-site for various trades and crafts. They ensure plans and designs are followed correctly and solve any technical issues that may arise.
What does this job involve?
Overseeing construction activities on-site
Ensuring work meets project and quality standards
Reading and following construction plans
Collaborating with contractors, workers, and stakeholders
Adhering to safety guidelines and regulations
Providing regular updates on project status
Material and resource management
Managing materials and resources on-site
Addressing issues and challenges during construction
How do I get into this career?
A university pathway is preferred (typically via a Bachelor of Engineering). Gain an internship or placement to gain real-world experience, normally followed by five – seven years of on-site construction experience.