Civil Engineer

Penguin Recruitment
Reading, Berkshire
£30000 - £40000/annum
Closing date
Jun 7, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type

We are currently recruiting a permanent Civil Engineer for a firm of Civil Engineers to deal with an increase in workload and assist in the further development and growth of the team in Reading.

A versatile Civil Engineer with UK design experience working on regeneration projects, housing estates, or highways. Must be familiar with flood risk assessment, SUDS and drainage earthworks, S106 and S278 applications, and be knowledgeable with AutoCAD, Civils 3D, and MicroDrainage.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Working under the supervision of a Principal Engineer in the production of schematic/concept designs and calculations within defined project timescales
Liaising with other construction professionals in the development of designs
Undertaking drainage and highway designs using WINDES Microdrainage, and Civils 3D (or other similar design packages).
Production of AutoCAD and Civils 3D drawing information.
Liaising with wider design team to ensure designs are fully co-ordinated.

In addition to work on traditional civil engineering design projects, there is also a requirement to undertake Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies, or other similar reports, letters and general correspondence associated with this work. This is likely also to include liaison with Statutory Bodies such as Local Water Authorities, Environment Agency or Local Authority.

Civil Engineer Key Skills:

Consultancy experience in highways and drainage works in the UK
Knowledgeable with highways layouts (vertical and horizontal)
Competent in using AutoCAD, Civils 3D or PDS, MicroDrainage or Causeway Flow
Knowledge of Flood Risk Assessments
Able to communicate with suppliers, contractors, the public, clients and colleagues
Able to present technical work in meetings and presentations
Able to check and assign the work of technician


Must hold a degree in Civil Engineering (ideally 2:1) or equivalent experience.
Holds or is working towards a professional qualification i.e. MICE/ AMICE or equivalent
Must be IT literate with experience of infrastructure design software packages.
Must be technically competent Skills and Abilities:
Determination to find solutions to problems
Ability to communicate in a clear and concise way with colleagues and clients Ability to develop client relationships
Must hold a valid driving licence

What you get in return:

A very competitive salary with the usual benefits associated with a company of this stature

What To Do Next

If you are interested in this Civil Engineer opportunity In Reading, 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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