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Senior Civil Engineer

Lethaby & Cook
Croydon (London Borough), London (Greater) (GB)
to £70,000 per annum, plus healthcare, pension & bonus
Closing date
21 Mar 2024

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Infrastructure jobs
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our client, a leading UK developer is looking for a senior civil engineer to join their in-house engineering team. This is an opportunity to take charge of roads and drainage infrastructure projects from feasibility stages through to completion. The role is crucial to the successful delivery of their projects, it provides a path to senior management.

Your Role: Reporting to the technical director, you will provide design, technical advice and management support culminating in the successful delivery of roads and drainage infrastructure.  You will help to direct, support and mentor junior engineers and check the quality of their work.  Your involvement will span the whole design and development process, including; providing advice at land purchasing stages, the management of  detail design, design input, overseeing the adoption process, monitoring of projects on site and technical advice during construction.    

Company Profile: An independently owned developer that has been trading successfully for over fifty years. Their developments are predominantly in London and the home counties. Their reputation for quality is long established, it has been achieved through careful control of the whole development process. Integral to this is a technical services division, providing architectural and civil engineering  expertise on projects from inception through to completion. An ongoing programme of training and development is in place for all staff and they run an ICE approved training  scheme.         

Profile Required: Incorporated or chartered with the ICE, CIWEM,  or an equivalent body. Your background should have a focus on the design and delivery of developer led roads and drainage infrastructure. A consulting engineering background is preferred, this should include experience of managing junior engineers, allocating work and checking completed designs. A good understanding of the design and adoption process for roads and drainage. There will be regular site visits, a valid UK driving licence is required.



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.



Company info
020 8563 0596
Barons Court
W6 8RH

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