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 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.

We actively encourage direct applications and also hope that you’ll contact us via LinkedIn. 

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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

Posted
20/05/2019
Location
London

Associate Civil Engineer

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • A degree in Civil/ Structural engineering
  • Chartered with the ICE or IStructE
  • Typically, a minimum of 7 years’ relevant design office experience

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

Technical

  • Overseeing engineering design
  • Identifying problems and opportunities, directing others to assess and resolve problems using qualitative and quantitative measures, and supervising others to do so
  • Coordinating and reviewing the production of high quality written reports on a range of projects
  • Overseeing preparation and presentation of technical data
  • Undertaking Internal Reviews of projects across the practice
  • Self-checking and checking others’ work
  • Compliance with the duties of Designer under the CDM Regulations 2015
  • Compliance with the practice QMS, including self-checking

Managerial

  • Overseeing a number of projects: understanding overall programme. Civic Engineers’ input consultation requirements, liaising with the project team, managing client expectations, feeding any matters arising back to directors
  • Project resource allocation
  • Regular direct telephone and email contact with clients and collaborators
  • Attending and contributing to meetings as the sole representative of Civic Engineers
  • Managing, mentoring and developing members of the team
  • Business development to include networking, identification of opportunities, writing bids and fee proposals etc
  • Project financial and commercial awareness
  • Contribution to business strategy

Behaviour and Professional Commitment

  • Demonstrating rigour and professional commitment by being Incorporated or Chartered Status
  • Participation in and presentation at Lunch and Learns and other CPD opportunities
  • Maintaining a record of your CPD and a Development Action Plan
  • Demonstrating behaviour consistent with Civic Engineers’ Values and contributing to the progress of the organisation

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Posted
20/05/2019
Location
London

Design Level or Senior Civil Engineer

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • A degree in Civil/ Structural engineering
  • Ideally chartered with the ICE or IStructE (See separate matrix for further details) or close to it
  • Typically, a minimum of 5 years’ relevant design office experience

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

Technical

  • Undertaking engineering design and analysis and supervising others
  • Identifying problems and opportunities, assessing and resolving problems using qualitative and quantitative measures, and supervising others to do so
  • Leading the production of high quality written reports on a range of projects
  • Preparation, presentation and self-checking of technical data and drawings, and supervising others to do so
  • Use of industry standard analysis software, and supervising others to do so
  • Leading Internal Reviews
  • Self-checking and checking others’ work
  • Compliance with the duties of Designer under the CDM Regulations 2015
  • Compliance with the practice QMS, including self-checking

Managerial

  • Taking responsibility and ownership of the project: understanding outputs required, deadlines, consultation requirements, liaising with the project team, managing client expectations, feeding any matters arising back to senior team
  • Managing workload of other engineers/staff members
  • Regular direct telephone and email contact with clients and collaborators
  • Attending and contributing to meetings as the sole representative of Civic Engineers
  • Managing, mentoring and developing members of the team
  • Business development to include participating in networking events, contributing to writing bids and fee proposals etc.
  • Project financial and commercial awareness

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Posted
01/03/2019
Location
Manchester

Senior Structural Engineer

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

  • Chartered or close to it
  • 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

Managerial

  • 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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Posted
06/02/2019
Location
Manchester

Design Level, Civil / Infrastructure Engineer

A talented and experienced Design Level Civil / Infrastructure Engineer to work within our Manchester Studio to help support a growing team of engineers. The ideal candidate will be curious, collaborative, helpful, ingenious and passionate about engineering and the built environment and will have the following qualities:

  • Significant 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 Microdrainage 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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