Senior Civil Engineer

Penguin Recruitment
City of London, City and County of the City of London
£35000 - £50000/annum
Closing date
Oct 10, 2022

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior Civil Engineer

Location: London

Position: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 - £50,000, depending on experience

Due to increasing workload, our client would like to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Civil Engineer to work in their London office, including remote working, to contribute to the delivery of their Business Plan growth targets.

This is a great opportunity for a civil engineer (ideally already Chartered) with significant UK experience in an engineering onsultancy to take their career to the next stage. You will be responsible for the delivery of projects to include scheme and detailed design, calculations and management on a variety of engineering projects as well as developing the client management/commercial side of the business and leading/developing other staff.


As a Senior Engineer you will be chartered/near chartered. Taking responsibility is a given, and you will have the opportunity to work on a varied range of projects and deliver an effective and professional service to our clients. This is a hands-on role seeing a project through from start to finish. There is the potential for developing on the client management, commercial and marketing side of the business.

Key duties will include:

Project management to include preparing quotations, invoicing and responsibility for the commercial success of projects
Communicating directly with clients, developing client briefs & attending project meetings.
Management of production of technical documents by other team members
Verifying design calculations and drawings done by other engineers and technicians
Producing concise technical reports in line with customers' expectations.
Visits to site to represent the company and carry out investigations and monitor construction
Development of engineering design and details in accordance with project brief
Preparation of calculations, written reports and specifications.

Person requirements

They encourage our staff to demonstrate a passion for design, drive and motivation, an interest and a willingness to learn, and a desire to effectively deliver an excellent service to their clients. You'll be a good team player with good interpersonal skills who is keen to make a positive contribution to the work environment. As a key member of the team, you'll be motivated to and capable of leading/supporting other team members and demonstrating excellent customer care.

You will have:

Skills and Experience

a degree/MEng in Civil Engineering or a related field
technical design excellence and detailed understanding of relevant approvals processes for highways and drainage design/adoption, including SuDS
up to date knowledge of current UK Codes of Practice, Design Standards, Building Regulations, and Health and Safety
experience of working in a UK engineering consultancy
ideally, experience of CESMM and NEC
excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise with clients, other members of the team and produce well-written, concise reports
experience of managing and mentoring a team of engineers and technicians or a strong interest in developing in this area.

You must be currently resident and eligible to work in the UK and have a full UK driving licence.


Planned and organised in your approach to work and meeting deadlines
Demonstrate a creative approach to problem solving
Flexible to the needs of the business, and clients' changing requirements
Dedicated to the delivery of projects, and the development of the team and business as a whole
Committed to working collaboratively and to contributing actively to leading and developing team members.

In return, they offer the following

A competitive salary
Holidays - starting at 25 days, plus Bank Holidays
Pension Scheme
An interesting and varied workload
A supportive and friendly team
Technically challenging projects that will stretch and challenge your skills
Significant opportunities to develop and apply commercial, marketing and management skills
Professional membership fees will be paid by the Company

What To Do Next

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click on the link to apply.

If you are interested in hearing about other roles in Civil and Structural Engineering, then please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now at (url removed) or call (phone number removed). We have many more vacancies available on our website. This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position

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