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Senior Civil Engineer

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Swindon, Wiltshire
£40000 - £50000/annum
Closing date
Feb 23, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Senior Civil Engineer -

Swindon Office - Civils Team


Are you a motivated and ambitious individual looking to work on development projects that can change communities and improve our built environment?

If so, we are looking for an experienced engineer to join and help shape our Civil engineering team in Swindon. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for delivering excellent client service and continuously seek innovative ways to enhance our projects and services.

About Us

Our Client is a practice of civil, structural and geo-environmental consulting engineers established in2004, with offices in Hemel Hempstead, London, Swindon and Warwick. Our stated purpose is; "to develop and harness our engineering expertise, to create a sustainable legacy for those who construct and inhabit the built environment".

They have created a culture of personal development and teamworking to attract the brightest and best engineers and technicians, and to help them further excel. This culture, allied with our

knowledge, project and quality management systems has created an environment of continual

improvement, with the success of each project building on the success of the last.

Must Haves

A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or alternative equivalent practical experience

Near Chartered or Incorporated Engineer Member of IStructE or ICE or equivalent

Significant experience within an engineering consultancy or other relevant business

Design experience in a range of civil engineering projects

Your skills profile will include a record of managing overseeing and providing guidance to more junior members of technical teams - including graduate engineers or technicians

Commercially aware with a client-focused approach to service delivery

About Our Team

Our Civil engineering team is based in our Swindon office and has developed a strong reputation for successful delivery of a broad range of projects for a well-established client base who trust us with their portfolios and projects. The team provides input to projects throughout the lifecycle from feasibility, through to planning and detailed stage design stages for new-build residential and commercial developments, with a keen eye on sustainability.

The projects we deliver range from standalone small commissions, through to major projects and supporting frameworks for ongoing delivery of public sector schemes.

Our clients are many and varied from both the private and public sector and include many of the

major UK national and regional housebuilders, local authorities, housing associations and contractors.

Job Description

You will be responsible for:

The successful technical and commercial execution of project work, including managing personnel and resources. As a Senior Engineer you will be technically competent and be a good communicator, and you will be able to develop relationships with clients and fellow professionals.

You will play a key role in defining and influencing the company culture. You will help set the tone for communication and collaboration within the team, helping to foster good levels of employee engagement, and increasing productivity and efficiency in a positive and supportive environment.

You will need to be from an engineering consultancy background with extensive experience in the residential industry with the ability to:

Prepare technical outputs to the highest standards in accordance with the clients ISO9001 quality management system.

Provide direction and technical advice to more junior project team members, taking a proactive role in developing team members to their full potential.

Develop effective teamwork within both the client and as part of a wider design team of other key stakeholders.

Contribute to the delivery of multi-disciplinary schemes (civil, structural, geo-environmental) as well as deliver all technical civil engineering services, in both cases demonstrating strong communication and client management skills.

Prepare technical and financial proposals.

Qualifications & Experience

A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, or alternative equivalent practical experience.

Near Chartered or Incorporated Engineer, Member of IStructE or ICE or equivalent.

Significant experience within an engineering consultancy or other relevant business.

Design experience in a range of civil engineering projects.

Your skills profile will include a record of managing, overseeing and providing guidance to more junior members of technical teams, including graduate engineers or technicians.

Commercially aware with a client-focused approach to service delivery.


Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working


Benefits include:

core hours working

25 days' annual leave

annual leave buy/sell scheme

an additional 2 days annual leave at 5 years and a further 2 days at 10 years

company pension scheme

healthcare cash plan

life assurance

professional institution membership fees

professional development and training fees

employee assistance programme

cycle to work scheme

You'll also be able to give back to communities with the option to offer up to two paid Corporate

Social Responsibility days each year, volunteering with one of our nominated homelessness charities or other similar charitable or community organisation.

Why join us?

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through technical and professional development. We believe in leadership at all levels, and as a Senior Civil Engineer you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the team you work with and our overall business.

For the right individual we are keen to support you to become a Chartered Engineer if you are not

already one, and to open the pathway to becoming an Associate Director or ultimately Partner and

thereby owning part of the business you work in. We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. You will be working in an open, collaborative and dynamic environment where you will be supported. Your integrity, and desire to achieve success will be championed.

With the need to grow and refurbish our nation's housing stock and with infrastructure investment

accelerating our services are in great demand, and there's never been a better time to join

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