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Senior Civil Engineer

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design, Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + strong benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032021-72846_1614879419

  • Published:

    04 March 2021

  • Expiry date:

    03 May 2021

Position: Senior Civil Engineer
Location: London
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Cobalt is excited to be recruiting for a Senior Civil Engineer to be based in London working for a leading award-winning, employee-owned consulting engineering practice working internationally. Their engineering services incorporate designs for infrastructure, building structures, civil engineering, facades, and construction support. This is a permanent full-time role offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

Key Responsibilities
* Lead the technical delivery of civil engineering services
* Design delivery. Prepare calculations, drawings and other documents
* Deliver multiple projects within budget and to program

Additional Responsibilities
* Support PM activities - Contribute to fee budgets, proposals and resource requirements for projects
* Contribute and lead growth of civil team

Key Requirements
* Technically excellent engineer, with established skills and delivery capability
* Ability to make decisions, act on your own initiative and operate in a pro-active way
* Good organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure

* MEng/BEng in Civil Engineering or similar
* Chartered Engineer/Near Chartered is a plus

Key Technical Experience (mandatory ability to work independently)
* Work independently and be fully responsible for the development of concept and detailed design for all/part of the following elements of design related with haul road, access roads, car parks (i.e. residential, industrial, infrastructure schemes):
o road geometry,
o roadside features,
o drainage including SUDs, and attenuation measures
o pavement design,
o vehicle restraint systems,
o utilities design and co-ordination
* Lead the co-ordination, liaison and consultation process with statutory authorities or undertakers as necessary during the different phases of the project. This could include necessary consents for utilities protection and/or diversion.
* Familiar with planning consents and approval processes requirements with relevant Local Authorities, Highway England, other Gov Agencies
* Give technical advice to our clients and potential clients in terms of min cost solutions, programme etc.. Able to identify independently project risks
* In depth understanding of Highway/ Engineering Design and design standard, and related legislation
Key Behavioural / Attitude / Development aspects
* Willing to work on challenging and technically complex problems
* Willing to contribute London office team
* Willing to work in a growing and dynamic environment

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer to progress their career; to apply for this position, please submit your CV in Word format