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Civil Engineer (A rewarding role in a new sector)

Lethaby & Cook
Wolverhampton, home based with regular travel
£55,000 - £65,000 per annum, plus car / allowance, pension and benefits
Closing date
15 Apr 2023

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Apply your civil engineering and construction experience to a new career offering exceptional variety. Our client is a leading UK certification body for a range of construction products and materials used in the heavy civil engineering and building industries. They are accredited by the  National Accreditation Body for the United Kingdom “UKAS”. The certification they provide is essential for their clients operations and frequently required ahead of tendering for projects, as is the case on major schemes such as HS2, Hinkley Point and numerous others. They employ construction and engineering professionals drawn from the consulting, contracting and public sector. The successful candidate will join a team of highly experienced colleagues whose knowledge and advice is held in high regard. An initial period of training, followed by on-going support will equip you to transfer your skills, enabling you to make an important contribution to the success and evolution of the UK’s construction industry.  

Your Role: You will visit construction sites, contractors and construction product manufacturers and  provide advice on becoming certified and assess and advise existing clients to ensure they are upholding certification standards.  You will be responsible for planning your weekly travel itinerary, assessing company management systems, production, testing/ control processes and site practices.

Your Profile: You should be an incorporated or chartered engineer / construction professional, or equivalent, through the ICE, IStructE, CIOB, IHT,CIWEM, IOM3 or CICES. A consulting engineering, contracting or public sector background would be ideal, accompanied by some site based experience.  Working with a range of client contacts up to CEO level will require good interpersonal skills, you will be expected to maintain the excellent working relationships they have forged with their clients over the years. This will be made easier as you will be introduced to, and briefed, on these customers during a handover period ahead of the current job holder’s retirement. The position is predominantly home based with regular travel, you will need to be well organised and have a valid UK driving license.        



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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