Senior Civil Engineer


£50,000 - £55,000 plus benefits


Our client is looking for bright, enthusiastic, and open-minded individuals to join their friendly team in Cardiff to help lead their Drainage Infrastructure team.


Working within a dynamic team and overseen by an Associate Director, you will assist in leading the delivery of the Civil Engineering design on a range of challenging projects across the infrastructure sector with a focus on SuDS conventional surface water drainage design.


The role:

  • Adept at 3D design and modelling using MicroDrainage and/or InfoDrainage;
  • Water Authority statutory approval processes such as S104, S106;
  • SuDS Approval Body approval;
  • Awareness of National Planning Policy and Infrastructure design requirements relating to flood risk management;
  • Manage a team of people with varying levels of experience and provide technical support and resource planning in line with Integrated Management Systems required to deliver projects;
  • Manage concurrent projects ensuring the prioritisation of tasks and deliverables to ensure effective client delivery;
  • Maintain relationships with statutory bodies;
  • Work using own initiative and demonstrate a methodical approach.


About you:

  • 7+ years’ experience with surface and foul water design and/or construction to Sewers for Adoption and Design Manual for Roads and Bridges;
  • Civil Engineering degree - preferably a Masters;
  • Have or be close to completion of Professional Qualification with the Institution of Civil Engineers or Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management;
  • Ability to work using own initiative and demonstrate a methodical approach;
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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 (e.g. football and yoga).


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.