Senior Infrastructure Engineer

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Our client is looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to design, detail and specify foul and surface water systems and detail and specify all hard paving and access roads. You will need to be a hands-on Engineer who can run a project including all design and drafting as required as well as organising others to detail and draft.

Role Essentials:

Client and Design Team Liaison

  • Attend meetings with clients and the design team and record discussions and actions.
  • Establish project briefs.
  • Review project correspondence issued by the design team.
  • Review drawn information issued by design team.
  • Correspond with design team.


  • Assign responsibilities to engineers and technicians. Determine programme for project execution and ensure that tasks are carried out in a timely and cost effective way.
  • Delegate design and specification tasks to Project Engineers, Graduate Engineers and Undergraduate Trainee engineers. Review scope of calculations required.

Surveys and Reports

  • Carry out surveys of existing constructions.
  • Prepare written reports.

Design and Drawings

  • Prepare concept designs.
  • Develop concept designs through to completion.
  • Prepare design calculations.
  • Check design calculations prepared by others for numerical accuracy and engineering principle.
  • Prepare sketches and drawings.
  • Check drawings prepared by others for dimensional accuracy and engineering principle.
  • Prepare specifications and check those prepared by others.
  • Manage and programme project design and drawing tasks.

Site Involvement

  • Attend site progress meetings and record relevant discussions and actions.
  • Inspect and report on construction progress and quality.
  • Be observant of site Health and Safety issues.

Quality Assurance

  • Fulfil the role of Project Engineer as described in the Quality Management System ensuring themselves and their subordinates follow all procedures.

Health and Safety

  • Prepare design risk assessments to meet the requirements of the CDM Regulations.
  • Encourage safe working methods for self and colleagues within and outside the office.


  • Keep technically up to date and maintain Continuous Professional Development records.
  • Provide on the job training of staff.


  • Monitor project costs against fees to take responsibility for profitability of each commission.

 What you need to succeed

  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Chartered or Fellow member of the ICE or IStructE
  • You must have a full UK driving licence
  • Fluent with Windes (Microdrainage)
  • AutoCAD
  • Producing Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies
  • Dealing with Water Authorities for S106
  • Build Over
  • Adoption of public sewers
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