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Senior Civil Design Engineer

Penguin Recruitment
Colchester, Essex
£35000 - £50000/annum
Closing date
Dec 6, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type

Role: Senior Civil Design Engineer (Engineer / Senior Level) Salary: Competitive Salary - (based on experience / qualification) Location: Colchester - (flexible home / office working)

Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)

Our client is looking for an ambitious Senior Civil Design Engineer to join their successful development engineering team, based in Colchester. Predominantly working for key clients in the developer sector.

The successful Senior Civil Design Engineer is likely to have UK experience in a similar role, with the ability to plan, deliver and manage workload to ensure delivery of multiple design projects to tight deadlines. Applications are welcome from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances.

About The Company

They are an award winning multi-disciplinary consultancy providing services across development planning, environment, landscape, and engineering. They have operated independently for over 30 years, now with approximately 60 professional and support staff, including 7 Directors. They have a very welcoming team in Colchester with a supportive and flexible office environment.

Senior Civil Design Engineer Role & Responsibilities

The role requires a confident and experienced engineer that can take lead responsibility for day-to- day running of projects, supporting clients and delivering positive outcomes. They will have a central role in the Colchester team - collaborating with staff at all levels, and our clients.

The ideal Senior Civil Design Engineer will possess the following qualities and attributes:

Bachelors (or Masters) Level Degree in relevant Ideally working towards chartered status
Consultancy experience working in the UK development sector
UK experience in similar role
Excellent communicator with ability to answer technical queries from Clients and Contractors
Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to be confident and pro-active in liaising with clients, local authorities, and wider
Strong attention to detail and the ability to independently manage time and resource across multiple projects, including managing junior
An enthusiastic approach to professional work and a 'can-do' attitude
Proficient with the use of AutoCAD
Significant Experience of 3d modelling software for Highway Design (preferably PDS)
High level knowledge and experience in the use of drainage design software (Microdrainage and / or Causeway Flow)
Solid working knowledge and experience of Sustainable Drainage (SuDS) designs and standards
Good understanding of latest sewerage sector guidance and legislation
Significant experience of progressing technical submissions through to approvals from relevant authorities for inclusion within Section 38, 278 and 104 Agreements.


Competitive Salary with good scope for advancement
Flexible working - we offer all staff options around home/office working
Positive work-life balance with a strong team ethic
Training and Professional Development opportunities - we encourage all staff to continue learning and building knowledge through external training /

What To Do Next

If you are interested in this Senior Civil Design Engineer opportunity in Oxford, 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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