Senior Civil Engineer

Senior Civil Engineer – Consultancy – Highways & Drainage

My client a private civil engineering consultancy with 7 offices all over the UK is now searching for a Senior Civil Engineer either already at senior level already or a Civil engineer looking to progress into a more a senior role. The consultancy are extremely busy particularly on the infrastructure team working on highways, drainage and earthworks projects.

They have experience in exceeding expectations across a vast array of services, including transport planning, infrastructure planning, flood risk & river modelling, Geo-Enviromental, civil engineering design and highways design.

The role:

  • Pre-purchase feasibility studies and resolution of planning conditions including drainage feasibility and highways considerations.
  • Flood risk assessments (flood modelling undertaken by in-house team).
  • Detailed drawings and calculations to technical approval for adoptable highways and drainage to Building Control, NHBC, S278, S38, S104, etc.
  • Preparation of 3D ground models for volume calculations, cut and fill exercises, vertical road profiles
  • Liaise with clients and external agencies
  • Attend meetings, public exhibitions, planning committees, public inquiries and undertake site inspections.
  • Manage the team and control the programmed performance of projects.
  • Support the training and professional development of team members


  • Relevant experience and degree in an appropriate ‘built environment’ discipline and working towards membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers or similar learned society/professional body. However, applicants with HND/C or significant relevant experience also welcomed.
  • Working experience of FRAs, Suds and Pre-Planning Advice.
  • Working experience of drainage and highway design and detailing to S38, S278 and S104 agreements.
  • Working experience of MicroDrainage WinDES, Tuflow (optional), HECRAS (optional).
  • Use of AutoCAD/Autodesk Civil 3D preferred but not essential.


  • Up to £50K
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Payment of professional fees
  • CPD Allowance
  • 28 Days holiday including Bank Holidays

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Location North Lanarkshire
Job titleSenior Civil Engineer
Salary £40000 - £50000
Consultant Brad Wilkie
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