Senior Civil Engineer

Vistry Group
Milton Keynes, South East, MK7 8JU
Jun 22, 2022
Jun 24, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
In a Nutshell

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our team within Vistry Housebuilding Northern Home Counties, at our Milton Keynes office.

Ideally, you will currently be employed as a Senior Engineer,who has experience within the house building industry, capable of coordinating all aspects of engineering design and analysis on a variety of projects from planning through the construction phase to adoption. (Senior Site Engineer, Civil Engineering Site Engineer)

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.

Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you
  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working arrangements possible for this role
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy up to 5 days per annum
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme - up to £3000
  • Support with a professional membership
  • Denplan, GymFlex and many more

In return, what we would like from you
  • Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree (BEng), or,
  • Master's degree in civil engineering (MEng), or
  • Or equivalent qualifications (HNC/D etc)
  • Experience working within a residential house builder or relevant consultancy
  • In-depth knowledge of the engineering function and its delivery
  • Knowledge or other engineering packages (Geosite, Smart Engineer, Autotrack, Microdrainage, PDS)
  • Understanding of changes to regulations and legislation
  • Strong mathematical and IT ability
  • Able to analyse complex data and critically evaluate plans
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Good understanding of budget management
  • A good communicator/listener

Desirable -
  • Achieved incorporated or chartered status
  • Be a member of Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Civil Engineer looking to progress into a Senior role.

More about the Senior Civil Engineer role
  • Procure service records and enquiries for new developments, including responsibility for timely payment for new services infrastructure to support build programmes
  • Oversee the design and detailing carried out by externally appointed Consulting Engineer's responsible for providing designs for new estate roads and sewers, including Section 38, 104 and S278 Agreements within the agreed issue dates.
  • Secure adoption agreements; S38, S104 and S278 to suit the development programme
  • Obtain designs for foundations and where necessary have input into securing structural designs for superstructure components
  • Maintain a continuous process of evaluation of Consultant's designs to ensure that proposals adhere to best practice in value Engineering
  • Review and undertake coordination of all engineering tender and construction documents.
  • Liaise with other Technical Team members and others as necessary to seek the discharge of building regulations and planning conditions
  • To assist the technical team with all Engineering related work and manage drawing & design issues.
  • Coordinate the delivery of technical information for new and current developments including instructing and managing engineering specialist consultants and dealing with a wide range of technical issues.

Finally, let's tell you about us

Vistry Group came together at the start of 2020, bringing together the energy, talent and deep-rooted experience of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships. With a wide range of skills, experience and backgrounds - we have come together to live our values of Integrity, Caring and Quality.

We are all about people, and it is our people, around 3000 of us, who have created a UK top-five housebuilder, with a five-star rating. We care about the wellbeing of our people and we value diversity and inclusion, seeking to create a supportive, dynamic environment where talented and dedicated people can develop their career.

Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us here at Vistry Group - we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us - we will always be happy to help.