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Civil Engineer Project Lead

Reading, Berkshire
£45000 - £65000/annum
Closing date
Jun 24, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Our tier 1 water design and construction client is seeking a Civil Engineer Project Lead to join their Thames Water contract based out of their Reading office with hybrid working.

This is a role for a Civil Engineer seeking to move into a project management role or an existing civils biased project manager looking for a more technically biased PM role. The position will be a Civil Engineer Project Leader.


Lead the design of water and wastewater infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects through the outline and detailed design, construction, commissioning, and handover.
Be responsible for the civil design of your project including, but not limited to, hydraulic analysis of gravity and pressure systems, design of reinforced concrete slabs, crane pads, and thrust blocks.
Coordinate the project team comprising Electrical, Mechanical and Process designers and ensure designs are completed on programme, within budget, and to the quality defined by Thames Water specifications.
Work as part of a Project triangle alongside a Site Manager and Quantity Surveyor.
Build positive relationships with the Thames Water Technical Assurance team and promote a "one-team" approach.
Support and mentor less experienced members of the team.
Occasionally visit sites across the Thames Valley Region (costs incurred are recoverable).Skills/experience/qualifications

ICE-accredited degree in Civil Engineering.
Chartered or Incorporated member of the ICE or demonstratable progress made in attaining the ICE attributes.
Outline and detailed design experience of water or wastewater projects
Knowledge of the Designer or Principal Designer duties under CDM 2015.
Health, safety, and sustainability leadership.


An agile working arrangement that provides you flexibility whilst ensuring effective project delivery.
Opportunities to develop your practical application of civil engineering, commercial acumen, management skills and
A secure multi-million programme of work and the opportunity to see your designs built.
Competitive salary and 7% pension match
Annual bonus based on company performance.
Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional leave.
Paid professional institution annual fee.
Life insurance
Enhanced parental leave.
Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & interest-free season ticket loans

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