Junior to Intermediate Civil Design Engineer ( A career in Motorsport )

Lethaby & Cook
Buckinghamshire (GB)
to £42,000 Per Annum Plus Bonus, Healthcare, Pension & Benefits
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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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 management and handover. The position provides training and support, 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  USA, Middle East, China, Australia, Mainland Europe, South East Asia and beyond, and you will have the opportunity to visit many of them.

The Role: With the support of your line manager, the civil engineer director, you will work on a range of national and international projects from concept stages through to detail design management 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 or HND qualified civil engineer with a consulting engineering background 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, sub-consultants and suppliers. A willingness to learn and develop is essential, you will be expected to progress as the business continues to grow.

Lethaby & Cook are pleased to be appointed the exclusive recruiter for this new position. First stage interviews with our client will be with a senior director via Microsoft Teams, he will provide an overview of the company, its culture, their plans and the role. He will also take time to answer any questions you may have.


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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020 8563 0596
Barons Court
W6 8RH

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