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Senior Civil Engineer

Murphy Group
Walton in Gordano, Somerset
Closing date
May 13, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves lives by delivering world-class infrastructure.

Operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada, we provide better engineered solutions to infrastructure sectors including Transportation, Water, Power, Natural Resources, and Construction & Property.

Murphy employs around 3,500 engineers, professional managers and skilled operatives around the world. Together, we work as ‘One Murphy' by directly delivering the people, plant and expertise needed to make projects a success.

There's more to Murphy.

Senior Civil Engineer - Energy - Bristol

Would you like to join the UK's Best Big Company as awarded by Best Companies? If so, J Murphy and Sons Ltd is currently looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our award-winning team. Our team is known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. The Senior Civil Engineer will provide a cost conscious and safe engineering service to a Project. Manage junior engineers and assist the Construction / Project Manager in construction operations.

Following the ‘One Murphy' approach, we're able to deliver all aspects of the projects we work on. J. Murphy & Sons has designed, constructed, and commissioned projects for clients such as National Grid, SSE and Ørsted, on both transmission and distribution networks within the Energy sector.

If you think you fit the bill and want to work as a Senior Civil Engineer within a team that rewards performance, drives personal development and offers a great place to work delivering exciting projects, apply now.

What you will be doing:

Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
Assist with temporary works design schemes
Maintain good working relations with client / designer / Team, together with our supply chain.
Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques.
Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works. Formally request any missing information in sufficient time to allow the programme to proceed without delay.
Communicate with foremen and supervisors to ensure full understanding of information provided.
Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant for the use in the construction process.
Prepare written risk assessments and method statements for the control of the works.
Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes/variations, subcontractors' attendance, and records of work related discussions with client / designer / project team.
Ensure that inspection and test plans are completed as required by the PMP / Specification, including a check of dimension accuracy and quality.

Who we are looking for:

Experience in Construction or Civil Engineering projects.
Experience within ITPs, RAMs & Temporary Works.
Ability and confidence to communicate and present to Top Level Management, Senior level clients and public.
Excellent knowledge of current civil engineering legislation as well as Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
Ability and confidence to discuss engineering issues with people across various levels and disciplines.
Ability to produce, implement and manage safe systems of work for construction procedures.

About Murphy

Charity is at the heart of Murphy values; you will receive 2 days leave per year to donate your time to a charity of your choosing. Many teams choose to support a charity together to positively impact our communities.
Access to Murphy Wellbeing: you will have access to a host of online tools, mental health trained colleagues, and if needs be external professional support because we understand that work and life offers challenges that sometimes need a little extra support.
Murphy is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture, making Murphy a great place to work where we can all thrive. You can get involved in numerous events and even join our committee dedicated to continuously nurturing Murphy's inclusive culture.

What you'll get in return

Dedicated and continued investment in your professional development.
27 days holiday, plus bank holidays with the option to buy an additional 2 days holiday each year, holidays increase with length of service
Discretionary annual bonus and annual salary review
Above market rate contributory pension scheme
Life assurance, health screening and enhanced sick pay
Enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a maternity returners bonus
Extra weeks holiday for all employees getting married and a wedding bonus
Subsidised canteen facilities in core locations
Other Murphy benefits include retail discounts and cashback, discounted gym memberships, cycle to work scheme etc

As part of our commitment to being an inclusive employer we are proud to have signed up to #BantheBoxUK and reduce barriers to employment for people with criminal records.

If you think Murphy is the place to help you thrive in a great team dedicated to delivery and engineering excellence, and want to work in an inclusive team culture that rewards performance and drives personal development, apply today

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