Civil Engineer (Highways and Drainage)

Dec 31, 2021
Jan 17, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We are currently looking for a Civil Engineer (Highways and Drainage) to join our busy team in Shrewsbury!

Due to our continued success and service growth, we are looking to expand our civil engineering team, so an opportunity has arisen for a Civil Engineer. More experienced candidates will also be considered for a Senior Engineer grade, if appropriate. The role will be based in Shrewsbury but will require travel throughout the country to visit sites but will be subject to our flexible working philosophy.

Salary: Competitive

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week, to be worked flexibly Monday-Friday.

Civil Engineer (Highways and Drainage) Duties:

Our Engineering department is an integral and fast-expanding part of the firm. The team has extensive experience in the delivery of a broad range of development and infrastructure projects, across a broad range of sectors. Our strengths lie in the attention to detail we apply to every aspect of a project - from outset to completion.

The position is office-based with administrative support and the candidate will be required to manage client relationships, provide fee quotes, arrange appointments, and to manage their work to meet deadlines under their own initiative. The candidate will be expected to contribute to marketing the service to prospective clients and win work.

We are seeking the right candidate who has enthusiasm and ambition to work with the service head to grow the team, and the services we offer to our clients. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team and lead the engineering input on an exciting and varied portfolio of infrastructure schemes in the development sector. You will be involved in the assessment and design of site levels, highways, sewers, SuDS and flood risk management infrastructure, from feasibility through to the construction phase. Some previous experience at writing reports and technical notes is desirable.

The right candidate will be client focused and be able to effectively prioritise and manage workloads, with minimal supervision. You will have experience in leading tasks and the design of schemes and have experience of mentoring staff. You will have good knowledge of industry best practice, guidance and standards and be able to take responsibility for your design work. You will be given the opportunity to contribute to the development of the service within the business.

Civil Engineer (Highways and Drainage) Requirements:

The candidate will hold a minimum of a HNC/HND or degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, will have at least 5 years' experience in the sector, have at least an EngTech qualification and be a member of a relevant professional body. If the candidate does not hold an IEng or CEng qualification, then we will provide mentoring and support to the candidate to progress a qualification with their respective institute.

Experience in the following core skills is desirable:

Feasibility assessments and reports
Drainage designs (SuDS and foul water)
Modelling of drainage networks using either Flow or MicroDrainage
Road and junction design, including detailed design for construction
Experience of S38, S278 agreements and technical approvals
Consultations with various authorities (e.g. National Highways, EA, local councils, utility companies)
Site walkovers/assessments
Interpretation of geo-technical reports
AutoCAD applications, Civil3D and/or Causeway PDS
Flood Risk Assessments
Good working knowledge of CDM 2015
A full driving licence is required
Civil Engineer (Highways and Drainage) Benefits:

The role sits within friendly and supportive teams with opportunities to develop the role and career progression. We place a great deal of importance on development and training.

We will offer an excellent salary for the right candidate reflective of your skills, qualifications and experience
The role is subject to our flexible working philosophy, which allows are employees to balance out their lifestyle whilst remaining client focused
We operate a discretionary Performance Related Profit Sharing Scheme in which all employees participate
We will pay all the appropriate professional memberships and fund your attendance at relevant CPD events
We have an Employee Assistance Programme, including a health plan and annual flu jab vouchers
There is also the option to join a Private Healthcare Scheme on a contributory basis
We provide an entitlement of 33 days holiday per annum inclusive of bank holidays plus your Birthday off
We also provide an additional day's holiday for every 3 years of service and time off for approved training
We provide a workplace pension scheme operated through The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
About the Company:

At Berrys, we do things a little differently to all the rest. With a team of forward-thinking chartered surveyors, town planners, architects, civil engineers, and business consultants, we offer all your property-related services under one roof. By working together, we deliver results. Whether our clients are from the commercial, residential or rural sectors, drawing on experience across all areas allows us to see the full picture. With a clear understanding of the challenges our clients face, and attention to detail that we apply to every aspect of a project, we can find solutions that maximise the potential of your land, property and business, from outset to completion.

With five offices across the UK and a strong reputation both locally and regionally of providing high-quality professional advice, we are dedicated to helping our clients navigate the ever-changing landscape of property.

If you think that you are suitable for this Civil Engineer (Highways and Drainage) role, please apply now