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Recruiter NameBetty Wood
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsNegotiable. Please quote what salary you would be looking for when applying.
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypePermanent




Our Client, a successful Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy is looking to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer for their Gloucestershire office.



  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a civil engineering role and should hold a relevant degree.
  • Chartered or working towards Chartered Status.
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team in various disciplines and types of project.
  • High standard of written and oral communication.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience writing reports such as Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Statements, etc.
  • Experience preparing drawings using AutoCAD.
  • Experience carrying out design of foul and surface water drainage systems using MicroDrainage.
  • Experience carrying out vehicle swept path assessments using AutoTrack.
  • Experience using ground modelling software for the design of horizontal / vertical alignment, earthworks, etc.
  • Experience of negotiations with highway authorities, drainage authorities and Environment Agency.
  • Knowledge of national guidance such as Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions, Manual for Streets, Sewers for Adoption, Building Regulations, etc.



  • Effective project and client management skills.
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach.
  • Proactive approach to seeking and sharing knowledge.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to generate and apply ideas.
  • Ability to develop innovative and viable solutions.
  • Experience of managing teams.
  • Sound commercial awareness.
  • Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team in various disciplines and types of project.



  • Design of drainage, service, road infrastructure and earthworks on a broad range of projects that include industrial, commercial, residential, retail, health and leisure developments.
  • Preparation of associated drawings from concept stage through to construction.
  • Preparation of Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Statements and Service Strategy Reports as well as design of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems from concept stage through to implementation.
  • Design and detailing of works associated with highway (s.278, s.38, etc.) and drainage agreements (s.104, s.185, etc) as well as other relevant consents / permits and negotiation of technical approvals.
  • Site audits and feasibility assessments.
  • Growing civil engineering expertise as well as maintaining and developing Client relationships.
  • Management, leadership, support and coaching of other team members in undertaking technical work and report writing.


Salary:  The Client is promising a competitive starting salary, the chance to progress within the company and train towards Chartership with the ICE and a company pension.


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be able to work in the UK.


For more information please contact Betty Wood – Managing Director

 on +44 20 8905 2250 or email

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