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Senior Civil Engineer

Aldwych Consulting
England, Oxfordshire, Oxford
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Civil Engineer
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Civil Engineer (Design) - Development Civils - Oxford - Hybrid

We're looking for a Civil Engineer or Senior Civil Engineer, in Oxford!

You will be working collaboratively across disciplines, including with the structural, architectural, and building services teams and will benefit from working on prestigious projects, covering a wide range of sectors including infrastructure, automotive, commercial, Formula 1 and international projects!
The team are increasingly working on high-value construction projects, with values in the region of several hundred million pounds.

The Company: Are is a built environment consultancy, helping their clients transform the quality and sustainability of the built environment. Their people are the foundation of their success. They believe in commitment, and the value of a stable, flexible, long-term career path. They challenge their people to be the best they can be and help them grow with the right development.

What's in it for you?

Their vision is to be ever progressive, expanding their expertise and nurturing their talent through Quality, Innovation & Growth, to achieve their strategic outcomes:

  • Growth which fuels ideas and opportunity for all
  • Purposeful and meaningful work
  • Continual development and mentoring
  • Empowerment, inclusivity and respect
  • Happiness and enjoyment
  • Openness, honesty and integrity
  • Acting as one team

Your reward is focused on your total wellbeing, with a package to support all aspects of life. In addition to your salary, you can expect:

  • 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

An inclusive wellbeing offer:

  • Financial - Life Assurance, Pension Scheme (3% Employee, 6% Employer), Income Protection, Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme, flexible choice of Critical Illness Insurance
  • Physical - Free Private Medical Insurance, Doctor at Hand Private GP, Best Doctors, flexible choice of Dental Plan, Cycle to Work Scheme, GymFlex & Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Mental - Mental Health First Aiders, Help@Hand by Unum
  • A flexible approach to hybrid working, to suit both you & your team
  • Tailored career development - focused on professional, personal and/or educational


  • Mentoring and managing graduate and apprentice level Civil Engineers
  • Building relationships with colleagues and with clients
  • Ability to work independently
  • Leading and overseeing the delivery of projects
  • Producing flood risk assessments (FRA's) and Drainage strategies
  • Developing highways, earthworks, external works, and drainage designs
  • Representing the company at external meetings with clients and fellow professionals
  • Preparing design calculations, drawings, specifications, reports, and other project documentation under the supervision of the Civil Engineering Team Manager
  • Participating in the resolution of technical issues and applying problem solving skills on projects
  • Developing fees and managing project spend/ programme

To be considered for this role, you should possess / evidence:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering (BEng/ MEng)
  • Competency/ advanced skills with AutoCAD, particularly Civil 3D
  • Experience with InfoDrainage [desirable]
  • Relevant and proven experience in a similar role (ideally within a private practice), or within the civil engineering industry
  • A good understanding of Building Regulations Part H and Design & Construction guidance for foul and surface water sewers
  • A good understanding/ experience of preparing Highway and Drainage section agreements (38, 278 and 104) [desirable]
  • Pre-planning experience for flood risk assessments, drainage strategies and/or masterplanning support [desirable]
  • An understanding of DMRB and Manual for Streets Vol 1 and 2 [desirable]

Personal Attributes:

  • Be able to work efficiently to meet project deadlines, demonstrating the ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrate the desire and drive in working towards chartership which will be fully supported.

Don't miss out! Apply with your CV now if you're interested, or call George Banks on 07787 736270 for an informal discussion.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


Aldwych Consulting offer a personalised service tailored to candidates seeking opportunities in the structural and civil engineering consultancy and contractor sectors.

Our approach is founded on the extensive personal experiences and industry connections of our founding Directors. With over 45yrs collective experience in recruiting for leading consultancies and contractors within the engineering industry, our insights are unparalleled.

Aldwych Consulting takes pride in fostering strong relationships with the most dynamic consultancies in the UK. We have earned a first-class reputation offering premier job opportunities with the best employers.

If you are considering a career move and wish to explore new possibilities with the assurance that your application will be handled with utmost confidentiality, please get in touch with us today.  

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73 Watling Street
8 Dalegarth Gardens
United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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