Senior Civil Engineer

We are seeking enthusiastic Senior Civil Engineer to support the growth of our clients regional Development Team in Bristol, focusing on civil engineering for development infrastructure. You will work within a team supporting the production of designs and drawings for construction projects and technical reports for master planning in support of planning applications. You can expect to be active on several projects and client accounts at any given time.

What’s on offer

  • Hybrid working
  • Personal development programme
  • Bonus scheme
  • High-street discounts
  • ICE Chartership support
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Buy/Sell Additional leave

The role

  • Providing day to day support in the delivery of concept studies / strategies with hands on design, leading to planning applications, technical approval submissions and construction drawing issue
  • Involvement in high profile client engagement, stakeholder management, design team liaison (both internal and with other external multidisciplinary professionals) and project management
  • Being responsible, or actively engaged depending on experience, for ensuring your projects are delivered to budget, programme, technical standards and legal requirements.
  • Contributing to all types of Development projects across multiple sectors and clients
  • Being active on several varied multi-disciplinary project/client accounts at any given time.
  • You will be supported by a team of experienced and developing technical staff of various grades, to whom you will be expected to provide guidance and support as appropriate

What you need to succeed

  • Knowledge of, and experience in highway design, drainage strategy and design, flood risk assessment and management, utility design and planning as well as a good working knowledge of the Development Industry
  • The ability to produce infrastructure masterplans, site appraisals, technical reports, design calculations and construction drawings
  • A good knowledge of the relevant design codes such as Water UK Sewerage Sector Guidance, Design Manual for Roads & Bridges, Manual for Streets, Local Authority Design Guidance and are well versed in the preparation of drawings for contract documentation and technical approvals
  • Good written and spoken communication skills and are aware of current and emerging technical and planning guidance on climate change and sustainability
  • The ability to use or direct and check the use of relevant software including InfoDrainage/MicroDrainage, Civils 3D and/or PDS
  • Experience of liaison with clients, co-professionals and design teams, and competence in liaising with highway, water, statutory and local authorities to negotiate the necessary outline and detailed technical approvals and statutory agreements typically relating to development projects
  • A good knowledge of the relevant legal processes, planning, design, design software, technical consents process, adoption and contract procedures for the provision of sewers, SuDS, highways and utilities to new developments and regeneration projects and how if, applied effectively, these skills combine to add value to a client’s development proposal
  • A robust knowledge of the financial and contractual aspects of planning, bidding, and delivering both large and small projects
  • Postgraduate (or equivalent) experience and are working towards Chartership or have equivalent commercial experience and responsibility.
  • An appreciation of hydraulics, hydrology, geotechnics and building structures is desirable as well as an understanding of construction design stages and procedures

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Summary information

  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £42,000 – £47,000
  • Published: July 2, 2024