Senior Civil Engineer

Job Title: Senior Civil Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Didcot
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 2018-09-26
Reference: 20156
Contact Name: Tom Parkes
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2018 16:54

Job Description

Senior Civil Engineer
Oxfordshire Office
This is a permanent position within our Civil Engineering team

This team undertakes the following tasks
  • Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application planning advice
  • Design of roads, drainage, retaining walls, bridges and earthworks
  • Production of pre-planning reports, including Flood Risk Assessments, Foul Drainage & Utility Assessments and Phase 1 Geo-Environmental Appraisals
  • The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for our clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for another capable and experienced engineer. A suitable candidate will enjoy their work and the challenges provided by our clients.

Relevant skills & experience
  • Minimum qualification - degree in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 4 years' post-qualification experience in civil engineering design
  • Experience in the use of industry-standard design software packages, such as Micro Drainage
  • Experience in the use of AutoCAD for drafting design solutions
  • Experience dealing with clients and other members of the professional team
  • Experience dealing with adoption agreements for roads and drainage
  • An ability to speak clearly, confidently, professionally and convincingly at meetings and on the telephone
  • An ability to write clear and concise e-mails, letters and reports
  • Good commercial awareness
  • An ability to work well with others as part of a team
  • A Senior Civil Engineer will ordinarily undertake the following tasks
  • Take a global view of infrastructure issues for new development and advise clients accordingly
  • Prepare outline and detailed designs of road and drainage infrastructure, junction alterations and new services
  • Produce technical and pre-planning reports on flood risk, drainage, utilities and geo-environmental issues, and / or check reports produced by others
  • Liaise with clients, project teams and local authorities
  • Enhance and promote the image of our clients consultants by their actions

Remuneration and training
The company will provide a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and professional membership fees, which are paid for one organisation. The company contributes to regular social events, such as go-karting, theatre trips, golf, bowling, gliding and meals out.

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