Chief Civil Engineer

Greater London, North
£100,000 upwards, plus car/allowance, pension, healthcare & bonus
23 Nov 2020
23 Dec 2020
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a prestigious tier one contractor has a reputation for delivering high-profile projects, and as an employer providing excellent working conditions and terms of employment. This senior technical leadership position has responsibility for their civil engineering design team, a key component of their multidisciplinary design division, providing civil design expertise and advice for projects throughout the UK.

Your workload will focus on heavy civil engineering, covering major transportation projects with clients such as HS2, Highways England, Network Rail and the civil engineering associated with building  projects typically for power, healthcare, commercial, transportation and industrial schemes. As a discipline lead you will oversee a team of fourteen and report to the company’s head of engineering design. You will be part of a multi-discipline design division employing close to one hundred personnel, comprising of civil, structural, architectural, temporary works and geotechnical engineers and technicians. It is long established division with low staff turnover, a culture of collaboration and support, providing easy access to specialist expert advice.

You will need to be a chartered civil engineer with heavy civil engineering design and management experience, gained within a contracting environment. A strong technical background is essential, you will be managing the delivery of design works starting from pre-construction and buildability stages, selecting design methodologies, programming design outputs, supervising and approving completed  design works. As discipline lead you will provide civil engineering advice to colleagues from other engineering disciplines and provide mentorship to engineers in your team, some of whom are working towards achieving ICE chartered status. Continued professional development and on the job training is structured and part of the company’s ethos. Your experience should be broad within a civil engineering context, it should ideally include road and rail expertise, a growing and important element of their current and future workload.

On offer is a career with a widely admired and well managed business that consistently lands and successfully delivers high profile projects. It is a position with sway over key elements of their design output influencing buildability, quality, innovation and profitability. In return you will receive a leading industry rewards package that includes thirty days annual leave, car allowance, bonus scheme and a range of other company benefits.

Home Working/ Flexible Working: Office based staff are currently working from home, when normal conditions resume this will be replaced by flexible home working.