Senior Civil/Drainage Engineer

Job Title: Senior Civil/Drainage Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £32000 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH22045_1490945314
Contact Name: Thomas Bullen
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Job Published: about 4 years ago

Senior Civil/Drainage Engineer


This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly desirable multi discipline consultancy with a strong presence throughout the world. With varying high profile projects and a a reputation of quality this would be an excellent career move for you should have meet the requirements below.

The Role

  • We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Senior Civil / Drainage Engineer to work within our Civil & Structures team based in Peterborough.
  • You will be part of a design team responsible for the technical development and management of design projects.
  • You will also provide specialist support and advice as required to other offices and Business Lines' projects from time to time.
  • You will provide technical leadership, mentoring and coaching to graduate engineers and CAD technicians.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of designs for civil/drainage schemes, from initial feasibility, concept through to detailed design.
  • Production of design calculations, checking and reviewing of calculations prepared by others.
  • Producing sketch drawings for CAD drawing by others, checking and reviewing prior to issue.
  • Preparation of specifications, and assistance with preparation of Bill of Quantities and Contract Documents for construction projects.
  • Providing technical leadership, mentoring and coaching to graduate engineers and CAD technicians.
  • Provide internal team Project Management on projects as required acting as the client/design team interface and co-ordination with others.
  • Other Duties:
  • Carry out any duties which your line manager may reasonably request within the broad parameters of your role.

Qualifications and Experience

  • You will have proven knowledge and experience in civil engineering and drainage and provide specialist technical advice to a number of projects as required across the business.
  • Proven technical track record and ability with previous engineering and design team experience as a Senior Engineer
  • Good team player to contribute to dynamic group
  • Good communicator (written and verbal)


  • BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering
  • Substantial relevant experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Competent in the use of Micro Drainage software.
  • Experience of SUDS.
  • Experience of pumped drainage systems.
  • Experience of surcharged outfalls.
  • Public health design.
  • Trade effluent design (experience of industrial / heavy industrial sites in particular would be advantageous)


  • Chartered (or close to achieving chartered engineer status) with ICE or equivalent professional institution