Senior Civil Engineer

Perm / Staff

Job Description

You will be involved in the following work:

  • Designing sustainable drainage schemes, earthworks and highways for a wide range of commercial, residential and industrial projects at sites all over the country
  • Undertaking drainage and highway designs using software such as AutoCad, AutoTrak, Civils 3D, Revit and Micro Drainage
  • Delivering schemes from feasibility through to detailed design and construction
  • Liaising with Statutory bodies, Local Authorities and other Public organisations to negotiate and deliver the approval of the technical submissions required by your projects
  • Attending project meetings and dealing with Clients, Contractors and other members of the project teams
  • Carrying out site inspections and surveys
  • Working in a team with experienced engineers and technicians
  • This is a full-time, permanent job in our office in the Manchester Northern Quarter

Qualifications Required

·         Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent

Skills & Behaviours

  • Committed to pursuing a career in the design of infrastructure for the built environment
  • Accomplished user of AutoCAD on the design of infrastructure with at least 5 years’ experience
  • Good numerical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The aptitude to work on your own initiative and be proactive
  • Planned and organised approach to work and meeting deadlines
  • Commitment to the successful delivery of projects and meeting the needs of our Clients, the development of the team and business as a whole
  • A full drivers licence

What we offer you

  • An excellent career with a competitive salary
  • Exciting and varied project experience
  • Support and training to develop your career through professional accreditation (MICE)
  • 24 days holiday plus additional holiday purchasing scheme
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Life Assurance cover
  • Cashback medical cover
  • Rewards scheme offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms
  • Collaborative, intelligent and friendly team


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