Senior Engineer

Location: Taunton, South West England

A358, Taunton

Job Role:

Taylor Woodrow are recruiting for a Senior Engineer to join their team, working on the upgrade of the A358 to dual carriageway between Southfields Roundabout on the A303 and the M5 at Taunton.

Reporting into the Project Manager, the Senior Engineer will also be responsible for ensuring that all works, including those of suppliers and subcontractors, are coordinated to deliver on safety, quality and environmental objectives.



  • Allocate tasks to Site Engineers and supervise the task completion.
  • Ensure the Inspection and Test Plans, and Quality Check Sheets are completed as soon as the checks can be completed to ensure that the works are delivered to specification.
  • Understand construction methodology and Develop / Approve relevant procedures specific to the area of works. 
  • In association with the Section Foreman, assess the plant and resource requirements to meet the demands of site and office-based works. 
  • Produce / Approve method statements and risk assessments and ensure they are being followed throughout the works. 
  • Supervision of the erection, use, maintenance and dismantling of the temporary works, as applicable. 
  • Carry out checks of the scheme during construction on site, liaising with the TWC and Site Team. 
  • Preparing and issuing Temporary Works Briefs to the relevant design departments. 
  • Ensure Site Engineers complete setting out in accordance with design. 
  • Ensure Design Drawings are marked up to reflect works completed as the works are finished. 
  • Liaise with other Senior Engineers to ensure any clashes on site are managed to ensure a smooth flow of work. 

Person Specification

  • Degree qualified in civil engineering or equivalent
  • Previous experience in earthworks, drainage or heavy structures is desired


To apply for this role, please send your CV quoting reference IW-A358 to

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