Civil Design Engineer

4 days left

Urban Connect
West Yorkshire
£30000 - £45000/annum + Car Allowance
May 12, 2022
May 31, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We are looking for a Civil Engineer with water/ wastewater or highways sector design experience to join our clients growing team. Your role will be to work collaboratively with the design team to provide civil design and support to our key clients on our Coal Authority and Local Authority frameworks. This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your technical and management skills, grow your professional network, and provide you with excellent long-term potential to advance your career.

Your role and responsibilities will include the following:

Work collaboratively with members of our clients teams and contribute to creating a positive and engaging environment.

Support the technical development of the overall team and where appropriate supervise the work of more junior civil engineers, providing technical and professional guidance to aid their development.

Contribute to driving an excellence culture in the team, including identifying and addressing competency gaps.


Deliver civil engineering design, including managing design quality control processes and checking and reviewing the work of others.

Contribute to the identification and development of affordable and low carbon solutions, including risk management.

Undertake civil design aspects such as gravity hydraulic systems, earthworks, foundations, and pipework.

Co-ordinate and integrate geotechnical and structural design.

Produce technical specifications and support engagement with suppliers and subcontractors and undertake technical reviews of their design.

Understand the clients standards and support the Design Lead to ensure that the design outputs comply with the required standards and quality requirements to achieve client acceptance.

Support the Design Lead in technical meetings with the client to achieve acceptances.

Appreciate the competing tensions of time, cost, and quality.

Manage safety, wellbeing, environment and sustainability within your designs.


Positively engage with our clients to develop relationships and influence, and to enhance our reputation and develop a point of difference.

Identify opportunities to innovate and develop the client's standards to achieve value and efficiencies.

Contribute to achieving high KPI scores.

Candidate Specification

You will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

Qualified Civil design engineer.

Experience in delivering the design for water, or wastewater, highways, non-infrastructure, and infrastructure design.

A broad experience of producing civil designs, as well as integrating geotechnical and structural designs.

Able to collaborate and work effectively within a multidiscipline and diverse team, and proven record in mentoring and developing junior staff in design.

Understanding of designer's responsibilities under CDM

Understanding of programme, budget and quality requirements.

An understanding of procurement and construction.

Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

Proactive approach and growth mindset, with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios.

Able to manage competing tensions for the benefit of developing better outcomes.

What they offer:

You will be offered a competitive salary which is commensurate based on your experience. Their core benefits include:

26 days holiday plus bank holidays with the option to buy and carry over

Flexible pension contributions up to 5% employee 10% employer

Life assurance of 4 x salary

Income protection

Private medical insurance

Health cash plan

Car benefit

Annual professional institution subscription costs

Career and professional development opportunities