Civil Engineer

Conrad Consulting Ltd.
England, Berkshire, Reading
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our client is looking for a Civil Engineer to join their talented team based in Reading. The team provides a wide range of expertise to projects including:

Highways design for roads, pavements, bridges, Section 278 Agreements and in earthworks engineering, cut and fill assessments, remediation, underground services, flood alleviation, sustainable drainage systems, pumping stations, sewerage and external works, large industrial and commercial schemes to smaller schemes working for interesting clients including car manufacturers, Formula 1 teams, contractors, private developers, local authority etc.


  • A degree in Civil Engineering
  • Some experience in a similar role, ideally within a private practice
  • Pre-Planning experience for Flood Risk and/or Masterplanning support [desirable]
  • A good understanding of the Sectional Agreements required to obtain technical approval for highway and drainage schemes (e.g. Section 278, Section 104 etc.)
  • An understanding of DMRB and MfS Vol 1 and 2
  • A relevant engineering qualification (BEng or equivalent)
  • A competent user of Windes or Infodrainage, AutoCAD Civils 3D


  • Be responsible for delivering work to a fee agreed with a Project Manager
  • Assist the Team Manager in preparing client / project proposals
  • Oversees the delivery of projects
  • Produce flood risk assessments (FRA's) and drainage strategies
  • Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals
  • Represent the company at external meetings with clients and fellow professionals
  • Producing highways, earthworks and drainage designs relating to medium to large development infrastructure projects
  • Produce civil engineering drawings and layout and/or supervise/mentor more junior engineers & CAD Technicians
  • Provides day-to-day client interface, conducting site visits for technical assessment or problem-solving
  • Starting to run small jobs autonomously
  • Flexible working to meet project deliverables, demonstrates efficient working under pressure
  • Procure project resources
  • Construct project teams from internal and external resources.
  • Support senior civil engineering staff with design


  • A healthy holiday balance of 25 days, plus bank holidays & the ability to buy / sell to suit you
  • 3 days a year to give your time to others, volunteering for great causes
  • A flexible approach to hybrid working, to suit both you
  • Tailored career development - focused on professional, personal and/or educational

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your up-to-date CV to Graham Ventham to be considered.


Conrad Consulting are a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel at all levels to civil and structural organisations throughout the nation on both a permanent and contract basis.

Call us on
0203 159 5387

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