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Civil Engineer

Shrewsbury, Shropshire,
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Our Engineering department is an integral and fast-expanding part of the firm. The team has extensive experience in the delivery of a broad range of development and infrastructure projects, across a broad range of sectors. Our strengths lie in the attention to detail we apply to every aspect of a project - from outset to completion.

Civil Engineer Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Civil Engineer. Candidates will also be considered for an Assistant, Graduate, or Apprentice Engineer grade, if appropriate. The role will be based in Shrewsbury but will require travel throughout the country.

We are seeking the right candidate who has enthusiasm and ambition to work in a driven and client focused team. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team and lead the engineering input on an exciting and varied portfolio of infrastructure schemes in the development sector. You will be involved in the assessment and design of site levels, highways, sewers, SuDS and flood risk management infrastructure, from feasibility through to the construction phase.

Less experienced candidates with appropriate qualifications and some experience will be considered for the role. You will demonstrate a willingness to learn and self-develop, which are essential for an engineer. You will be comprehensively trained and mentored through to the professional qualification stage.

The right candidate will be client focused and be able to effectively prioritise and manage workloads, with minimal supervision. You will have experience in leading tasks and the design of schemes. You will have good knowledge of industry best practice, guidance and standards and be able to take responsibility for your design work.

Civil Engineer Person Specification

The position is office-based with administrative support and the candidate will be required to manage client relationships, provide fee quotes, arrange appointments, and to manage their work to meet deadlines under their own initiative. You will be managed within a team of engineers, land surveyors, and building surveyors. The candidate will be expected to contribute to marketing the service to prospective clients and win work.

The Civil Engineer candidate will hold a minimum of a HNC/HND or degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, relevant professional qualification are desirable. If the candidate does not hold an IEng or CEng qualification, they will be expected to demonstrate a willingness or progress with pursuing a qualification with a professional body. Candidates who are currently studying as part of a degree apprenticeship or similar qualification will also be considered.

Experience or expertise in the following core skills is desirable: Feasibility assessments and reports

• Outline and detail drainage designs (SuDS and foul water) for various types and scales of developments

• Modelling of drainage networks using either Flow or MicroDrainage

• Road and junction design, including detailed design for construction

• Experience of S38, S278 agreements and technical approvals

• Consultations with various authorities (e.g. Highways England, EA, local councils, utility companies)

• Site walkovers/assessments

• Interpretation of geo-technical reports for drainage designs

• AutoCAD applications, Civil3D and/or Causeway PDS

• Flood Risk Assessments

• Good working knowledge of CDM 2015

• A full driving licence is required


With a team of forward-thinking chartered surveyors, town planners, architects, business consultants, heritage consultants and engineers, we offer all your property-related services under one roof. By working together, we deliver results.

Whether our clients are from the commercial, residential or rural sectors, drawing on experience across all areas allows us to see the full picture. With a clear understanding of the challenges our clients face, and attention to detail that we apply to every aspect of a project, we can find solutions that maximise the potential of your land, property and business, from outset to completion.

With six offices across the UK and a strong reputation both locally and regionally of providing high quality professional advice, we are dedicated to helping our clients navigate the ever-changing landscape of property.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, to be worked flexibly Monday-Friday.

Civil Engineer Benefits

The role sits within a friendly and supportive team with opportunities to develop.

We will offer an excellent salary for the right candidate reflective of your skills, qualifications and experience

We will pay all the appropriate professional memberships and fund your attendance at relevant CPD events and time off for approved training

We provide Private Healthcare scheme for all

We have an Employee Assistance Programme, including a health plan and annual flu jab

We have an agile working philosophy allowing for a mix of remote and office working

We provide an entitlement of 35 days holiday per annum (pro rata to working hours) inclusive of bank holidays

An additional day off to celebrate your Birthday

We also give an additional day of holiday for every 3 years of service

Potential for discretionary bonus

We provide an enhanced workplace pension scheme operated through The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)

Following successful probation period, access to employee loan and employee discount on Berrys services

We offer salary sacrifice schemes for Electric Vehicles and Cycle to Work schemes

Closing Date: 18th June 2024

*Please note that we may close this role early, if sufficient applications are received

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