Senior Civil Engineer

Job Title: Senior Civil Engineer

Location: Leicester

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per annum

Full time/Permanent

The Role

Our client is looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join their team. The role will involve undertaking structural design on a wide variety of civil and structural engineering projects within the commercial, residential, industrial and education sectors on projects up to £40 million in value.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a suitable civil engineering qualification with a minimum of 4 years' experience
  • Have experience in the design of below ground foul and surface water drainage systems
  • Be capable of managing deadlines and organising your own work
  • Be capable of overseeing the technical work undertaken by graduate and project civil engineers and assist in their training
  • Use your initiative and work well as part of a team
  • Be competent in producing drawings in AutoCad
  • Be capable of liaising confidently with local authority planning departments and lead local flood authorities
  • Be confident in representing the company at meetings with clients, consultants and contractors
  • Be able to write full detailed drainage strategies and verification reports
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of SuDS and flood risk assessments
  • Be familiar with the MicroDrainage and/or the InfoDrainage software packages
  • Ideally have knowledge of 3D civil design software
  • Be familiar with highways design and how it interacts with drainage design
  • Hold a full UK driving licence and have your own transport

The Client

Our client is an independent engineering and surveying consultancy established in 1985, offering civil and structural engineering expertise, ground investigation, health and safety services and building surveying as well as other specialised services and consulting support.


  • Hybrid working policy
  • Bonus scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Wellbeing Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing by one day p/year up to a max of 30 days) plus 8 statutory holidays
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Training and development programme
  • IStructE and ICE chartership mentoring
  • Membership to professional institutions funded by the company
  • Company funded team building events
  • Working for a company with 37 years' experience in the industry with solid financial stability
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Annual pay reviews
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