Civil Design Engineer ( A Career in Motorsport )

Lethaby & Cook
Hampshire / Hybrid Working
to £47,000 per annum, plus pension, bonus and benefits
Closing date
22 Aug 2022

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Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
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This is an opportunity for a civil engineer with an infrastructure / highways background to work on international projects in an industry that the UK excels at. Our client provides sought after engineering expertise to the motorsport industry focused on race tracks, infrastructure, buildings and facilities. The firm is involved at all stages, from concept and planning, through to detail design and handover. The position provides training towards chartership, regular site visits in the UK and overseas, and a diverse and challenging mix of projects, including high profile, high value schemes that will enhance your professional credibility. You will be working for an award winning company that embraces technology, in an industry that is driven by innovation and able to provide exceptional interest and prospects.   

Civil Engineering & Motorsport: The UK’s Motorsport industry is one of the country’s major success stories and is worth an estimated £9 Billion annually to the UK’s economy. Not only is the UK the undisputed world leader in the development and construction of cutting edge racing machines, it excels at designing, innovating and building the complex infrastructure and facilities required to race, test and spectate. Civil engineering is at the heart of this. For any civil engineer with a passing interest in motorsport the scale and complexity of these facilities will be clear to see.  Working in this export driven industry will enable you to play a key role in developing iconic and innovative facilities in the UK , Middle East, USA, India, Australia, Mainland Europe, South East Asia and beyond. 

The Role: With the support of your line manager, the principal civil engineer, you will work on a range of national and international projects from concept stages through to detail design and completion.  There will be regular contact with client representatives, and you will work alongside the in-house architects and CAD technicians. Your duties will include; the production of specification and designs for road/ track layouts, drainage and pavements, creating 3D civil engineering models, conceptual design input, liaising with the visualisation team to develop simulator models, attending regular site visits entailing occasional international travel. 

Your Profile: A degree qualified civil engineer with three or more years design experience, this should ideally have been focused on roads, highways, developer led infrastructure or similar. You should have an interest in exploiting engineering software to its full potential and have had some exposure to 3D design and AutoCAD or MicroStation. Good interpersonal skills are essential, this is a collaborative role working as part of a team bringing you in contact with clients and suppliers. A willingness to learn and develop is essential, you will be expected to progress as the business continues to grow. Training and support will be provided for you to work towards ICE chartership or incorporation.

Lethaby & Cook are pleased to be appointed the exclusive recruiter for this new position. First stage interviews with our client will be via Microsoft Teams and are set to conclude by July 15th


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



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