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Civil Technician

  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Closing date:31/01/2020

Patrick Parsons have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Civil Technician to join our forward thinking multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy. This role is based in the Newcastle office and reports to the Regional Director (Civils). The purpose of this role is to support engineers throughout the highway and drainage design process, preparing calculations and producing drawings and construction details.

Key responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Production of drawings and construction details using AutoCAD.
  • Supporting with the administration of projects.
  • Supporting the Civil/Senior Civil Engineers throughout the design process.
  • Meeting agreed deadlines and raising any issues that arise to the Senior Engineers.
  • Contributing to providing solutions to design problems.
  • Ensuring designs meet required standards following our Quality Management System.
  • Attend internal design review meetings.
  • Preparation of simple calculations.
  • Residential designs to local authority and water authority standards.
  • Conversant with current building regulations.
  • Familiar with NHBC and LABC standards.
  • Produce private levels and drainage designs for residential, commercial and industrial development.

Person Specification

  • HNC/HND or other relevant qualification in Civil Engineering.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Demonstrated experience within a similar role within a consultancy environment.
  • Knowledge of all approval processes including Highways Section 38, 278 and Water Authority Section 104 technical agreements.
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD and an understanding of Civil Engineering design packages such as PDS, Civils3D and MicroDrainage.
  • A strong understanding of road, levels and drainage designs.


An excellent benefits package will be offered to the successful applicant which will include;

  • Flexi Time
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Birthday off work!
  • Health Shield Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension
  • Training and development
  • Sponsorship of professional membership

To apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to


Patrick Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.