Civil Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • London, UK
  • Salary: £40k - £45k

Our client is seeking to recruit experienced Civil Engineers to build their team across their 3 offices in London, Henley on Thames and Gloucester. They offer excellent career prospects, the opportunity to be part of a lively team with a breadth of experience in a dynamic business.

The Role

  • Design of drainage, service, road infrastructure and earthworks on a broad range of projects that include industrial, commercial, residential, retail, health and leisure developments.
  • Preparation of associated drawings from concept stage through to construction.
  • Preparation of Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Statements and Service Strategy Reports as well as design of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems from concept stage through to implementation.
  • Design and detailing of works associated with highway (s.278, s.38, etc.) and drainage agreements (s.104, s.185, etc) as well as other relevant consents / permits and negotiation of technical approvals.
  • Site audits and feasibility assessments.
  • Growing civil engineering expertise as well as maintaining and developing Client relationships.
  • Support and coaching of other team members in undertaking technical work and report writing.

What you need to Succeed

  • Relevant degree plus 5+ years’ experience in a civil engineering role
  • Experience writing reports such as Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Statements, etc.
  • Experience preparing drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Experience carrying out design of foul and surface water drainage systems using MicroDrainage.
  • Experience carrying out vehicle swept path assessments using AutoTrack.
  • Experience using ground modelling software for the design of horizontal / vertical alignment, earthworks, etc.
  • Experience of negotiations with highway authorities, drainage authorities and Environment Agency.
  • Knowledge of national guidance such as Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions, Manual for Streets, Sewers for Adoption, Building Regulations, etc.
  • Effective project and client management skills together with a high standard of written and oral communication.
  • Positive approach who enjoys generating and applying creative solutions to project challenges.
  • Sound commercial awareness is vital.

What you will receive

  • Competitive starting salary with regular salary reviews to reflect your development
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Option to buy additional holiday or sell holiday not used
  • Annual Bonus (based on company / personal performance)
  • Assistance with ICE / IStructE Professional Development to Chartership level
  • Company pension scheme with independent pension advice service
  • Employee Assistance Programme giving you free access to counselling and advice in legal, financial and personal matters
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