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Civil Engineer / Senior Civil Engineer - Ash Vale - Up to £45k

Guildford, Surrey, GU1
£38000 - £45000/annum Plus benefits
Closing date
May 20, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Civil Engineer / Senior Civil Engineer - Guildford - Up to £45k

We are recruiting for Civil Engineers to join our client's roads and drainage team in their Ash Vale offices. As an agile multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy they offer a full range of serviced covering Geo-Environmental, Civil and Structural design, spaning specialisms from the infrastructure design of major highways to the design of multi-million-pound residential schemes in central London. They are focused on creating the places for future generations to thrive.

This is an excellent opportunity to join our forward-thinking multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy.

Location: Ash Vale
Salary: Up to £45k DOE

Key Responsibilities

Responsible directly to the Director for the financial and technical control of the civil engineering aspects of various projects.
On larger projects, assist the Director in managing financial, technical, and resourcing issues.
Deliver projects within budget constraints and ensure colleagues and line managers are kept informed of progress.
Delegate work to Junior Engineers and Technicians involved on projects.
Mentoring colleagues in developing technical knowledge and understanding.
Responsible for selected technical issues.
The role is client-facing, therefore, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and represent the company in a professional manner.
Check calculations, specifications, drawings, and reports produced by others, in accordance with operational procedures.
Undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against specifications and highlight issues to the contractor, client, and/or (internal or external) project manager as necessary.
Produce engineering supporting reports for planning applications such as Flood Risk Assessment reports, Drainage Strategy reports, Bulk Earthworks reports, Site Viability assessments, etc.

Person Specification

A MEng or BEng in Civil Engineering.
Demonstrable experience in Civil Engineering within a consultancy environment.
Excellent communication and numerical skills.
Ability to build excellent relationships with clients and colleagues.
Ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure.
Experience of working with housing developers is advantageous.
Experience in using AutoCAD, Civils 3D, Site 3D, Micro drainage, and other civil engineering packages to design and detail highway and drainage infrastructure and other civil engineering requirements on residential, commercial, and industrial developments.
Working knowledge of Highway Authority Sections 38, 116, 117, and 278 and Water Authority sections 104, 116, and 185 agreements.


Our client strongly believes that great client service is based on quality, consistency, and reliability. Their promises guide their decisions, people, and actions to create experiences that make their clients feel cared for and listened to.

If it matters to you it matters to us - we go the extra mile for our work, clients, and each other. Again, you will show leadership through your actions and by setting clear expectations for the Civils team to ensure we meet the needs of our team and our clients.
We act with heart - we believe quality should speak for itself and we hold our hands up when we get it wrong. You will be a champion for quality and will coach and guide the Civils Team to ensure they learn and develop to be able to deliver quality reports and drawings for our clients.
Be brave enough to be different - we'll steer clear of the norms and support each other to find bold and exciting new ways of doing things. You will encourage innovation and creativity within the Civils Team and demonstrate this through your own work to deliver quality solutions to our clients.
With a real team ethic they feel that their collective power is what really energizes them to lead the way. At all times, you will act in a fair, supportive, and respectful manner, whether dealing with colleagues or clients.


Flexible working environment
Holiday purchase scheme
Birthday off work!
Health Shield Cash Plan
Employee Assistance Programme
Workplace pension
Training and development
Sponsorship of professional membership
If you are an experienced Civil Engineer with a passion for delivering high-quality projects and have the skills and attributes listed above, apply now! Please note you must be a UK citizen and have a UK passport

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