Senior Civil Engineer

Penguin Recruitment
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£35000 - £45000/annum
Closing date
Oct 8, 2022

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type

We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to join our clients' growing team in their Leeds office and the chance to apply your creative design skills on a variety of challenging, high profile projects as part of their structural and civil engineering design team. This is a permanent position.

Their projects include the provision of civil engineering designs for external spaces associated to building or public realm. These include below ground drainage and road design from feasibility to construction stage as well as preparing drainage strategy report and flood risk assessments to support planning applications.

The role will include leading infrastructure projects associated with buildings and landscape projects (roads and drainage), management and development of the civil engineers, graduates, and apprentices.

Key Responsibilities

The role will include the following responsibilities:

Design of projects from the concept stage through to the construction stage
Understanding of Health and Safety principles and their application to design and construction
Management and development of team members
Developing good relationships within the design team
Development of client relationships
Assisting directors in seeking out and securing new opportunitiesAbout you

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Senior Civil Engineer with excellent technical skills supplemented by outstanding IT capabilities who enjoys working collaboratively taking responsibility for projects from inception to completion to achieve outstanding results.

You will ideally have proven experience in a similar environment working in a design consultancy with relevant UK experience and good knowledge of all areas of civil engineering design.


The role will require the following experience:

Drainage schemes associated with buildings, highways, public realm and landscape projects
Highway and pavement design, associated with building and landscape projects
Liaising with Local Authorities and working on sections 38, 278, 104 and 106 agreements
Ground modelling and cut and fill analysis
Drainage strategy reports
Flood risk assessments
Civil engineering construction principles and standards
Practical knowledge of design software
Design standards and legislationEssential technical skills

Excellent technical aptitude and in-depth knowledge of AutoCAD, Civil 3D, PDS, and Causeway Flow or MicroDrainage for drainage design
Working knowledge of Navisworks, Autotrack and NBS
UK experience in a similar leading design consultancy with demonstrable knowledge of varied civil design skillsYour personal skills

Highly motivated and passionate about the built environment
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Organized and methodical with particular attention to detail
Ability to prioritize tasks and work to tight deadlines under pressure
Have a pragmatic approach and possess strong problem-solving techniques
Be commercially aware.
Team player with flexible approach
Strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships at all levels with clients and employees alike and across across the wider design team.
Able to manage Client expectations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with an ability to communicate with tact and diplomacyWhat 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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