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Senior Civil Engineer

Murphy Group
Closing date
Dec 11, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Recently named the ‘Best Big Company to Work For' by Best Companies, J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, specialist engineering and construction company founded in 1951 that improves life by delivering world-class infrastructure.

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

Headquartered in London, we also have a number of related businesses - Ground Engineering; Utility Connections; Murphy Plant; Murphy Process Engineering; Pipeline Testing Services; Specialist Welding Services; and Electrical Services. We are specialists in delivering pipelines; design; marine; structural steel; tunnelling; fabrication; bridges and piling; and invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant; equipment and facilities.

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.


Senior Civil Engineer

Would you like to join one of the UK's Best Big Companies as awarded by Best Companies? If so, J Murphy and Sons Ltd are currently recruiting for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our award-winning Energy team. Our team is known for its extensive in-house expertise and continual drive to innovate within the industry. The Senior Civil Engineer will be responsible for the delivery of high quality, safe and efficient civil engineering designs for substation and linear HV transmission projects using knowledge and experience to manage consultants and develop internal design capability.

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.

What you will be doing

Undertaking technical delivery of civil designs including producing and checking calculations and drawing production against project scope, British and European standards, and industry best practice
Structural building and HV plant support structure analysis, design and checking/review of REVIT models and output drawings.
Foundation analysis and design
Inspection and surveying existing civil infrastructure for potential re-use
Drainage system modelling (desirable but not essential)
Site visits and inspections
Undertaking Design Risk Assessments and actively contributing to project HAZARD reviews
Coordinating with Design coordination/management functions and interfacing with other design disciplines.
Programme and resource management of civil design activities
Reviewing external civil designs to ensure specification compliance, SHESQ, constructability and value has been considered
Developing and mentoring junior engineers, graduate and apprentices
What are we looking for?

HND, Bachelor or Master's degree in Civil Engineering
Civil design experience (within consultancy or internal contractor design)
Exposure to site construction activities through previous site positions, placement, or visits.
Experience of work winning including risk identification and mitigation
Working towards chartered status with ICE and/or IStructE

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