Life at Civic

  • Passionate
  • Collaborative
  • Helpful
  • Curious
  • Ingenious

These are just some of the words that our team have used to describe what life is like at Civic Engineers. We work hard to ensure that our team enjoy their work and feel valued. We believe in giving individuals responsibility and allowing them the freedom to really do their job, grow in their role and constantly learn. No-one is out on their own though, help, support and professional development is available for everyone. We want our team to constantly develop new skills, gain professional qualifications and be the best they can be in their field.

We always encourage direct applications for all our positions and rarely use recruitment agencies. CV’s sent through by agencies that we have not engaged with in advance of  a position being advertised will not be considered via this route.

We genuinely enjoy spending time together as a team both in and out of work. Our offices are friendly and there are plenty of opportunities to socialise. As part of the working day we have initiatives such as ‘lunch and learn’, where members of the team share their expertise in particular areas to the benefit of the whole team.

Perhaps most importantly we truly value working as a team and believe that as well as a lot of hard work, life at Civic Engineers should be fun too.

We are always looking to recruit exceptional people who believe in being friendly and client-focused. We look for personal qualities such as creativity, approachability, enthusiasm and diligence and for team players who are willing to go the extra mile for our clients, collaborators and their colleagues!

We have a strong reputation for innovation and sustainability on a wide range of significant, award-winning projects around the UK. We employ talented people and work with acclaimed clients and architects. We operate out of historic city centre design studios in Manchester, London and Leeds, places that reflect the ethos of our Practice.

We are an ‘Approved Employer’ for the ICE Training Scheme and offer structured and supportive training towards chartered engineer status with the ICE and / or IStructE for ambitious Civil / Structural Engineering graduates.

If you’d like to discuss any current or future job opportunities with us don’t hesitate to get in touch. Regardless of where you’re at in your career, we are always open to having a chat over a coffee. You can email your CV to us below.

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Our Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include a healthcare plan, life assurance, professional development and volunteering leave.

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We’re on the lookout for

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Structural Design Engineers

We are looking for a talented and experienced Design Level Structural Engineer who is working towards chartership, to join either our Leeds or Manchester Studios, to help support a growing team of engineers.

You will be contributing to the delivery of a variety of interesting and challenging building projects throughout the UK, across a range of sectors including residential, education and commercial development and regeneration.  You will have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts and high profile private and public-sector clients and collaborators.

The ideal candidate will be curious, collaborative, helpful, ingenious and passionate about engineering and the built environment and will have the following responsibilities:


  • Engineering design and analysis
  • Assessing problems using qualitative and quantitative measures
  • Contributing to high quality written reports on a range of projects
  • Preparation, presentation and self-checking of technical data and drawings
  • Use of industry standard analysis software
  • Preparation for and participation in Internal Reviews
  • Compliance with the duties of Designer under the CDM Regulations 2015
  • Compliance with the practice QMS, including self-checking


  • Understanding the project in order to
  •  deliver outputs required, deadlines, liaising with the project team, feeding any matters arising back to senior team
  • Briefing Technicians and Graduates in the production of drawings and models
  • Telephone and email contact with clients and collaborators
  • Attending site and project team meetings under the direction of a Senior Engineer/Associate
  • Buddying junior members of the team
  • Contributing to writing bids and fee proposals

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Senior Structural Revit technician

A talented and enthusiastic project based  Senior Structural Revit Technician to work within our Manchester Studio, working with the Directors of the Practice and a team of Civil, Structural and Transport Engineering Consultants.

The ideal candidate will  be hands on and have a real passion for creating BIM models and have experience of, working within a similar type of business – preferably one which operates within the built environment.

You will be collaborative and helpful and enjoy  being part of a creative team that wants to make a positive impact to the built environment.

Enthusiastic and friendly you’ll be able to demonstrate, through your past experience, excellent  graphical communication and strong IT and software skills. In particular you will be proficient in both Revit and AutoCAD. Knowledge and understanding of the CDM Regulations 2015 will also be key. In addition, you will have experience of project deadline management.

Here’s what you can expect to be doing:

  • Civil and/or Structural engineering BIM modelling and CAD using Revit and/or Autocad
  • Preparing and self-checking drawings. Taking responsibility for these
  • Liaising and reviewing production of information with Engineers on a project-by project basis
  • Coordination with the appointed Architect
  • Document transmital to external parties
  • Occasional visits to construction sites for survey/ inspection of works under the direction of a senior engineer / associate
  • Compliance with the duties of Designer under the CDM Regulations 2015

We’re looking for a team player, confident, with a positive attitude always willing to go that extra mile to ensure we deliver excellent solutions to our clients  and collaborators.

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Civil Design Engineers

Talented Design Level Civil/ Infrastructure Engineers to work within our London, Manchester and Leeds Studios to help deliver our growing portfolio of exciting projects. The ideal candidate will be curious, collaborative, helpful, ingenious and passionate about engineering and the built environment and will have the following qualities:

  • Experience in the engineering design of new development infrastructure and public realm
  • Technical excellence and a detailed understanding of; SuDS & traditional drainage, Highways, Earthworks and Utilities.
  • Proficient in Micro drainage and/or Causeway Flow and Civils 3D
  • Strong verbal and graphical communication skills.
  • Understanding of relevant approvals processes, including; Section 104, 38 and 278.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the development process from site appraisal through planning and detailed design to construction.

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Studio Manager/Marketing Support

Description tbc

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