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Senior / Principal Civil Engineer


£ DOE plus benefits


Our client is recruiting a Senior or Principal Civil Engineer for their Gloucester office. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to play a significant role in the continuing development of a dynamic company.


The successful candidate will have effective project and client management skills together with a high standard of written and oral communication. They are looking for a team leader with a positive approach who enjoys generating and applying creative solutions to project challenges. Sound commercial awareness is vital as is experience in developing client relationships.


The role:

  • Management, leadership, support and coaching of a team ranging from apprentices to experienced civil engineers.
  • Liaising with clients for project delivery, relationship and new business development.
  • Design of drainage, service, road infrastructure and earthworks on a broad range of projects that include industrial, commercial, residential, retail, health and leisure developments.
  • Preparation of associated drawings from concept stage through to construction.
  • Preparation of Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Statements and Service Strategy Reports as well as design of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems from concept stage through to implementation.
  • Design and detailing of works associated with highway (s.278, s.38, etc.) and drainage agreements (s.104, s.185, etc) as well as other relevant consents / permits and negotiation of technical approvals.
  • Site audits and feasibility assessments.


About you:

  • A relevant degree with 5+ years’ experience in a civil engineering role.
  • Broad experience in writing reports such as Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Statements, etc.
  • Experience in preparing drawings using AutoCAD and design of foul and surface water drainage systems using MicroDrainage.
  • Some experience carrying out vehicle swept path assessments using AutoTrack.
  • Knowledge of ground modelling software for the design of horizontal / vertical alignment, earthworks, etc.


This role offers an excellent opportunity to develop towards an Associate and be a key part of the senior management team of the business. Our client is expanding and they want engineers who can grow with them. You will gain a breadth of experience and develop through daily exposure to a wide range of projects and clients. Their Partners are skilled and experienced in supporting engineers to achieve chartership if you are not already chartered. They have a friendly work environment with plenty of opportunities for socialising outside work.


Our client is offering the successful candidate a competitive salary, bonus scheme, enhanced maternity and paternity benefits and much more.


Are you ready for the next step in your career? Does this role sound perfect for you?


If so, please send your CV and the job reference number to Graham Ventham at Conrad Consulting.