Civil Engineer

Penguin Recruitment
Exeter, Devon
£30000 - £45000/annum
Closing date
Oct 4, 2022

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Civil Engineer


Our client is a leading firm of consulting engineers providing structural, civil, geotechnical, environmental and transportation engineering design services, throughout the UK.

They are looking for a Civil Engineer to support their busy Exeter office.


They are looking for a full time Civil Engineer that can demonstrate suitable
experience in below ground drainage (including Section 104) and standard road design (including Section 38/278). You should also be experienced in preparing flood risk assessments and drainage assessments. You will preferably be experienced in using computer modelling packages such as WinDES, MicroDrainage and Civil 3D (or similar packages).

Key skills

UK Consultancy experience in highways and drainage works;
Competent in storm and foul water drainage network design using WinDes MicroDrainage design software;
Conversant with highway layouts (vertical and horizontal alignments);
Competent in using AutoCAD and Autotrack for general civil engineering and building projects; preferably using Civil 3D
Experience in the preparation of adoption design and drawings for both highways and drainage and successful adoption under section 38/278, section 104.
Knowledge of and design capability for SuDS systems;
Knowledge of Civil 3D ground modelling system and experience in Flood Risk Assessments and drainage strategies;
Experience of preparing and checking project design and assessment
calculations, drawings, reports and contract documents;
Accustomed to work on site such as inspections and contract supervision;
Able to successfully communicate with suppliers, clients, contractors, the public and other engineers within the organisation;
Familiar with Health & Safety, environmental and managerial procedures;
Able to present / represent your technical work (presentations / meetings);
Comfortable with assigning and checking the work of technicians/
administrative staff;
Cut and Fill analysis.
Be working towards Chartership with a relevant professional body.

What we are looking for

The company encourage their Engineers to have vision, problem-solving capabilities,
ambition, enthusiasm, and drive. They recognise that people are the key to their success. They ensure that they provide their staff with a varied workload and encourage them to extend themselves in order to reach their full potential. The person They need should possess:

A questioning / challenging approach - not be afraid to ask the right
question at the right time
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to make correct judgements or seek guidance when unsure
The ability to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams
A commercial and client focused approachApplicants should have an MEng (or equivalent) Civil Engineering Degree.

They are able to offer the successful candidate a wide variety of project work, and an interesting workload, significant opportunities within a growing company, a competitive salary and high quality mentoring from experienced colleagues.

On Offer

In return for this role you will receive a competitive salary, company benefits training/development opportunities and more.

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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