Setting Out Engineer

Job Type




Contract type

Permanent - Full-time

Production is the backbone of our build process. We build over 10,000 homes a year. Consistency in quality of build, safety standards and communication with our customers are all key components to a successful production team. We look for people who have the skills to manage projects effectively, build strong relationships with contractors and all trades on site

The job of a Setting Out Engineer involves taking setting out information provided by the engineering department attends site and generates a point on the site that will be the corners of the house. You will work closely with the site contractors and cross check setting out stations and datum levels.

The successful candidate must possess good communication skills and be able to work on their own setting out new dwellings and boundaries as required by the Production team.

What you will do:


Receive setting out information from the engineering department.

Setting up setting out stations on site.

Transferring levels and setting up site datums.

Accurately set out key boundaries

Carry out built surveys as may be required by the business

Assist the Production team in any other setting out/surveying duties as may be required

Review and report any queries from land registry Accurately set out key boundaries


What you will have:


Prior experience of a setting out/surveying role

Ability to work independently, prioritise work and take initiative

CSCS Card Holder

First Aid trained

Full UK driver’s License


Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.


What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. 

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch. To read more about what it’s like to work with us then have a look at our Glassdoor profile by clicking here.

Closing Date

Wednesday 31st July 2019