Civil Engineer – Water & Utilities


£35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits


Our client is looking for bright, enthusiastic, and open-minded individuals to join their friendly team in Cardiff to deliver the exciting multi-billion-pound pipeline of work that is required by the UK Water Authorities during AMP 8 and beyond.


Working within a dynamic team and overseen by a Senior Engineer and Principal Engineer, you will contribute to the delivery of the Civil Engineering design on a range of challenging projects across the water sector including but not limited to new and replacement potable water mains, foul drainage including CSO remediation works and both SuDS and conventional surface water drainage design.


The role:

  • Solving engineering problems;
  • You will want to work and support a culture in which employees take pride in their work and are focussed on customer service;
  • Adept at 3D design and modelling using software such as MicroDrainage and/or InfoDrainage;
  • Water Authority Statutory Approval processes such as S104, S106 etc;
  • SuDS Approval Body involvement.


About you:

  • 3+ years’ experience in the water industry with potable, surface and foul water design and/or construction;
  • Civil Engineering degree - Preferably a Masters;
  • Have measurable progression with or be willing to work towards Professional Qualification with the Institution of Civil Engineers or Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management;
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects ensuring prioritisation of tasks and deliverables to ensure effective delivery;
  • Ability to work using own initiative and demonstrate a methodical approach;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.


Our client is offering a competitive salary to the successful candidate, alongside many employee benefits such as: flexible working to support the personal lives of staff, pay professional institution membership fees and social benefits.


Is this role of interest to you? Are you ready to take the next step of your career? If so, please do send your CV and this job reference to Graham Ventham at Conrad Consulting.