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Senior Civil Engineer

  • Location:Guildford
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Closing date:17/01/2018

A unique opportunity to join a forward thinking multi-disciplinary design consultancy. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Civil Engineer to join our thriving Guildford team to help us grow, whilst developing your own career.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Preferably degree qualified with relevant experience in a similar practice.
  • A chartered or near Chartered status with a recognised institution.
  • Responsible to the Director for the financial and technical control of the civil engineering aspects of various small to medium sized projects.
  • Assist the Director in managing financial, technical and resourcing issues.
  • Liaise with architects, clients and other professionals whilst carrying out duties and at all times represent the practice in a professional and courteous way.
  • Delegate to, manage and direct Engineers and Technicians involved on projects.
  • Responsible for selected technical issues.
  • Be client facing, with the ability to represent the Company externally at a senior level, alongside managing workloads and a number of projects at any one time.
  • Check calculations, specifications, drawings and reports produced by others, in accordance with operational procedures.
  • Excellent communications skills are paramount to be capable of managing design teams both internally and externally.
  • As a senior member of the team you will demonstrate strong leadership qualities and be self-motivated.
  • Experience of working with housing developers is preferable.
  • Experience in using AutoCAD, PDS, Key TERRA-FIRMA, MicroDrainage and/or other civil engineering packages to design and detail highway and drainage infrastructure and other civil engineering requirements on residential, commercial and industrial developments.
  • Undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against specifications, and highlight issues to the contractor, client and/or (internal or external) project manager as necessary.
  • Provide training and coaching to less experienced staff.
  • Working knowledge of Highway Authority Sections 38 and 278 Agreements and Water Authority Sections 104, 116 and 185 Agreements.
  • Ability to produce engineering supporting reports for planning applications such as Flood Risk Assessment reports, Utility Assessments, Site Viability assessments etc.


Successful candidates will have an MEng or BEng or a HNC in Civil Engineering and have demonstrated Civil Engineering experience within a consultancy environment.


An excellent benefits package will be offered to the successful applicant:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Training and development
  • Sponsorship of professional membership

To apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to