Senior Civil Engineer

Ellis + Moore is an award winning Civil and Structural Engineering consultancy, specialising in the design of building structures and the associated civil engineering infrastructure.

We currently have a vacancy for a Civil Engineer experienced in the design of below ground drainage and highways works associated with projects ranging from domestic conversions to new build developments with values in excess of £200 million.

We have been at the forefront of sustainable developments in the UK and are keen to maintain and enhance our capabilities in this field.

We currently have a small in-house civil engineering team, with a network of consultants and senior engineers based out of the office. We now wish to expand the in-house team capability with a senior engineer based in the office and able to organise, mentor, guide and advise the design engineers in the production of their designs as well as undertaking design work and report writing on their own projects.

The successful candidate will be proficient in the use of AutoCad, Microdrainage and AutoDesk Civils 3D or similar modelling packages, and will be expected to a leading role in the development and implementation of modern and efficient design methods, using the latest technology.

They will be required to undertake the design and detailing of drainage systems, external hardstanding, and estate roads. They will be responsible for the negotiation and completion of the technical aspects of all required section agreements for highways and drainage works, the design of sustainable urban drainage systems, compliance with current sustainability requirements including production of Sur1 reports, preparation of basic flood risk assessments and the supervision of reports and specialist design elements produced by outside consultants.

In addition, we will be looking to the Senior Civil Engineer to become the focal point for our inhouse Civil Engineering team, managing the workflow within the group in conjunction with a Director or an Associate Director, undertaking checks on the designs being produced including final sign-offs on drawings and designs prior to construction issue.

The candidate should have a minimum of 10 years UK based civil engineering design experience, be technically proficient, able to work with initiative and high level of independence, and have excellent communication skills. They will be expected to attend project meetings in relation to the civil engineering design and to provide written reports to clients and senior management.

In return we offer a competitive salary with contributory pension, a friendly and supportive working environment in a young vibrant office, and the chance to grow and develop with the role. Ideally, you will be a Chartered Engineer or approaching Chartered status We offer training under agreement with the Institution of Civil Engineers to help our engineers achieve chartered status if required, and our management actively assists in furthering the careers of all our staff.


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Ellis and Moore is an equal opportunities employer.

Ellis and Moore Consulting Engineers

Sovereign House 1 Albert Place, Finchley, London, N3 1QB

020 7281 4821 |

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