Civil Design Engineer

Newcastle upon Tyne

£40,000 - £45,000

£45,000 - £50,000


BMC Recruitment are working with our client who are looking to recruit an Experienced Design Engineer with a background in Civil Engineering to join their team on a permanent basis. With an impressive order book for the foreseeable future, this role involves working alongside the Team to design Foundations, Roads & Drainage Systems. Salary depends upon experience. If you are an experienced Design Engineer with a background in Civil Engineering


  • Preferably degree qualified (not essential) with relevant experience in a similar practice.
  • A chartered (or near Chartered) status with a recognised institution.
  • Liaise with architects, clients and other professionals whilst carrying out duties and at all times represent the practice in a professional and courteous way.
  • Responsible for selected technical issues.
  • The role requires an Engineer who will be client facing, with the ability to represent the Company externally at a senior level, alongside managing their own workload and the ability to manage a number of projects at any one time.
  • Check calculations, specifications, drawings and reports produced by others, in accordance with operational procedures.
  • Excellent communications skills are paramount and to be capable of managing design teams both internally and externally.
  • As a senior member of the team you will demonstrate strong leadership qualities and be self-motivated.
  • Experience of working with housing developers is preferable.
  • Experience in using AutoCAD, PDS, Site3D, MicroDrainage and/or other civil engineering packages to design and detail highway and drainage infrastructure and other civil engineering requirements on residential, commercial and industrial developments.
  • Undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against specifications, and highlight issues to the contractor, client and/or (internal or external) project manager as necessary.
  • Provide training and coaching to less experienced staff.
  • Working knowledge of Highway Authority Sections 38 and 278 Agreements and Water Authority Sections 104, 116 and 185 Agreements.
  • Ability to produce engineering supporting reports for planning applications such as Flood Risk Assessment reports, Utility Assessments, Site Viability assessments etc

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