Senior Civil Engineer

Senior Civil Engineer - West Midlands

Ref: 144Tuesday 23 November 2021

£40,000 - £50,000

Senior Civil Engineer – Birmingham

Our clients are a well-established Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy who, following an increase in workload, are now looking to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer to join their Birmingham office.


They’re looking for a Senior Civil Engineer with a minimum of 6 years’ experience, ideally Chartered or working towards Chartered status, and looking for a position with an established consultancy offering genuine progression prospects.



• Managing the planning and design stages of civil engineering projects.

• Performing due diligence on the impact and feasibility of new construction sites.

• Overseeing all project stages from preliminary layouts to final engineering designs and construction activity on site.

• Surveying new construction sites and assessing existing conditions, constraints and structures.

• Designing and recommending improvements to designs, computer-aided design (CAD) software drawings and schematics.

• Performing cost estimations and preparing high level project budgets.

• Preparing work schedules and allocating resources, as well as supervising junior engineers, construction managers, workers, technicians, and contractors.

• Ensuring that civil engineering projects are completed on time and within budget.

• Inspecting completed projects for compliance with industry codes, specifications, and safety standards.

• Documenting processes and presenting project progress updates to senior managers and clients.

• Be able to multitask and work on multiple projects at a time.

• Should be able to drive and be prepared to travel up and down the country to meet project requirements.

• Able to offer technical advice and mentoring to junior members of staff.

• Have an in-depth understanding of the Section 278 highway design process.



• Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.

• A minimum of 6 years’ experience including 2 years' as a Senior Civil Engineer on commercial, industrial or residential projects.

• Proficiency in civil engineering project management software, such as PDS, Civil 3D and MicroDrainage, as well as CAD.

• In-depth knowledge of civil engineering and construction specifications, standards, and codes.

• Great leadership, project management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.

• Superb mathematical, time-management, and organizational abilities.

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

• Availability to perform construction site visits outside of business hours, when relevant.   


In Return:

 • £40,000 - £50,000 salary DOE

• Genuine career progression prospects

• Excellent work-life balance

• Professional membership fees paid

• Flexible benefits package