Civil Engineer - Water - St Albans

Job Title: Civil Engineer - Water - St Albans
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH28583
Contact Name: Michelle Luck
Contact Email:

Position Title Civil Engineer - Water

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Office Location UK - St. Albans

Job Summary We have an excellent opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to play an important role within our client's growing Civil Engineering team. Increasing demands for their services have created an opportunity in St Albans/South East to be involved in the delivery of major schemes within the water sector. They are looking for a committed Civil Engineer to support Project Managers and technical leads on the delivery of projects throughout their life cycle.

Job Duties:

Reporting to the Principal Engineer, the successful candidate will work closely with existing design teams in St Albans/South East and nationwide. Key responsibilities will include carrying out feasibility studies, reference designs, detailed designs, and preparing reports and technical specifications and proposals for water related infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects for key local, regional and international clients. You may be asked to mentor, oversee or manage design staff which will require a strong technical knowledge base and excellent communication skills.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Experience in the full cycle of project design delivery from inception to detailed design.
  • Able to take responsibility for leading small projects and sub tasks from a technical perspective.
  • Knowledge and experience of design of one, or more, of the following;
  • Water treatment works
  • Wastewater treatment works
  • Potable water networks, pumping stations and reservoirs
  • Waste water networks including gravity systems, pumping stations and rising mains
  • Experience of working within multidisciplinary teams, and able to provide technical mentoring to Graduate Engineers and technicians.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to represent our client in Client facing roles
  • Knowledge of Safety in Design principles and accustomed to working to a high standard in terms of H&S compliance.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSc, BEng or MEng in Civil Engineering.
  • Experience using a 3D design tool and other proprietary software products
  • Project management experience
  • Industry recognized health and safety qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working towards chartership with a relevant professional institution, e.g. ICE.

Your benefits will include:

Helping their employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to our client. If you join them, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You'll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through their charity you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you're a member of the Reserve Forces you'll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments

For more information please contact Michelle @ Allen & York on: 07793 363603 or email

I look forward to receiving your application!