Senior Civil Engineer (Design)

Jarvis King
Edinburgh, Scotland
May 08, 2022
May 17, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Senior Civil Engineer (Design)

Glasgow, Edinburgh or Perth

£50,000 to £60,000 + Excellent Benefits + Extensive CPD

We want to hear from you if you have:

  • Experience in highways design or structural design and maintenance, transportation planning and modelling
  • Chartered Engineer - MICE, MIHE, MCIHT, MIStructE
  • Experience delivering competent designs of minor and major road schemes for trunk and local roads
  • Demonstrable experience in roads, structures, geotechnics or traffic and transportation
  • Working knowledge of Cycle by design, Roads for all and Sustrans design documents
  • AutoCAD, Bentley MX, Civils 3D

The Business

An opportunity has arisen to join one of the UK's most monumental brands within the engineering and infrastructure community.

The world is constantly changing and this business is always thinking about what's next. This an opportunity for you to help them design and build the infrastructure and innovations of tomorrow.

This is a business where you can showcase your technical competence and passion for problem solving, without the need for business development as there are dedicated teams for this.

The business hosts large design hubs in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth and Inverness, providing a unique opportunity to be involved in a range of schemes from inception through to construction. Award-winning projects are designed and delivered throughout Scotland and further afield from bridge inspections to the design, construction and maintenance of nationally significant road schemes.

The Role:

Due to constantly increasing workload, the business requires a Senior Civil Design Engineer. Someone who can add value by supporting the continued growth through the production of civil designs.

As a Civil Engineer, you'll see your work from early design to the end result, and every project will be different from the last.

A typical week may consist of:

  • Developing designs in accordance with requirements and relevant design standards
  • Represent the business stream in multi-disciplined project teams
  • Prepare and check the feasibility studies, appraisal and assessment reports
  • Development of engineering solutions and presentation of engineering options
  • Produce and check design concepts, design details, drawing specifications and other technical documents
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the budget for projects including the planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with various stakeholders.
  • Supervise, mentor, and develop team members from Graduate Engineers, Technicians, Assistant Engineers and Engineers.
  • Assist with contract preparation together with project planning and programming.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly CDM regulations.


An engaging and collaborative culture, the business recognises individual and team achievements by investing in team members, and offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.


  • Competitive salary
  • Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Extensive product training and professional career development
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental and other flexible benefits