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
07/01/2020
Location
Manchester

Design Level, Civil / Infrastructure Engineer

Our team is growing! We are now looking for a talented and experienced Design Level Civil/Infrastructure Engineer to work within our Manchester Studio as part of a talented 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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Posted
16/12/2019
Location
Leeds

Senior Transport Engineer

Day-to-day task and expectations:

Technical

  • Undertaking street engineering design and analysis, and supervising others to do so
  • Identifying problems and opportunities, assessing and resolving using qualitative and quantitative measures, and supervising others to do so
  • Leading the production of high-quality written reports on a range of projects, including Transport Assessments, Transport Statements, Travel Plans and bespoke reports
  • Preparation, presentation and self-checking of technical data and drawings, and supervising others to do so
  • Use of industry standard analysis software, including TRICS, Tempro, LINSIG, Junctions 9.5, GIS, AutoCAD (Autotrack) 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-checkin

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

Behaviour and Professional Commitment

  • Demonstrating rigour and professional commitment by being Incorporated or Chartered Status (see separate roles for further details)
  • Participation in and presentation at Civic Engineers’ 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
10/12/2019
Location
London

BIM Manager

Experience Required:

  • Typically a minimum of 10 years production experience in design, drafting or Engineering using Revit and AutoCAD
  • Must have an in-depth working knowledge of current BIM up to Level 2 including working in collaborative environments and clash detection.
  • Civil/Structural Engineering HNC, or equivalent
  • Professional accreditation with ICE and/or other professional institutions.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong written and English speaking ability
  • Strong graphical communication
  • Strong IT and software skills
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance
  • Must posses and maintain exceptional work ethic as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others
  • Must have PC experience within Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, email, web-enabled applications
  • Must posses the drive to pursue continued education within the BIM environment
  • Posses the ability to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Compliance with the duties of Designer under the CDM regulations 2015

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Posted
25/11/2019
Location
All studios

Graduate Scheme & Summer Internship 2020

Graduate Scheme & Summer Internship positions for 2020 are now open for applications

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Posted
25/11/2019
Location
London

Transport Design Engineer / Transport Planner/ Graduate Transport Planner

As a Transport Design Engineer/Planner you will be contributing to the delivery of a variety of strategic transport projects across the UK, as well as planning for residential and commercial development and urban regeneration. You will have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts and high profile private and public-sector clients and collaborators.

We are looking for a talented Transport Design Engineer/Planner with an immediate start date within our London Studio as part of a growing team of urban infrastructure engineers. The ideal candidate will be passionate about transport engineering and will have the following qualities:

Day-to-day task and expectations

Technical

Engineering design and analysis, under supervision as and when required

  • Assessing problems using qualitative and quantitative measures
  • Contributing to high quality written reports on a range of projects
  • Preparation and presentation 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

  • Knowledge of the project: outputs required, deadlines, liaising with the project team, feeding any matters arising back to senior team
  • Briefing Technicians in the production of drawings and models
  • Telephone and email contact with clients and collaborators
  • Attending site and project team meetings under the director of a Senior Engineer/Associate

We are engineers with a passion and expertise in the design and delivery of high quality buildings and the spaces in between. We believe in the application of our engineering skills and knowledge to create better and more valuable places.

Ultimately, our vision is to be:

At the forefront of engineering design, creating inspirational structures and places that have a positive impact on the environment, and enable people to lead healthier and happier lives.

Our current civil and infrastructure engineering projects include the design and delivery of infrastructure and landscape engineering on some of the most exciting large scale mixed use and housing schemes in the UK, town centre public realm and streetscape schemes, and co-authoring of the Transport for London SuDS and Streetscape Design Guidance.

We are an inclusive employer, committed to ensuring equality and diversity throughout our practice. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates including those looking for flexible working conditions or reduced hour contracts.

Our award-winning practice is now 80-strong, based across four city centre studios; Manchester, London, Leeds and Glasgow.

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Posted
04/11/2019
Location
Leeds

Design Level Civil / Infrastructure Engineer

A talented and experienced Design Level Civil / Infrastructure Engineer to work within our Leeds 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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Posted
06/02/2019
Location
Manchester

Graduate Civil / Infrastructure Engineer

Scope of the role

As a Graduate Civil Engineer, you will be contributing to the delivery of a variety of building and public realm projects across the UK, across a range of sectors including residential and commercial development and urban regeneration. You will have the opportunity to work alongside industry experts and high profile private and public-sector clients and collaborators.

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • A degree in Civil/ Structural engineering
  • Graduate member of the ICE or IStructE

Day-to-day task and expectations

Technical

  • Engineering design and analysis, under supervision as and when required
  • Assessing problems using qualitative and quantitative measures
  • Contributing to high quality written reports on a range of projects
  • Preparation and presentation 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

  • Knowledge of the project: outputs required, deadlines, liaising with the project team, feeding any matters arising back to senior team
  • Briefing Technicians in the production of drawings and models
  • Telephone and email contact with clients and collaborators
  • Attending site and project team meetings under the director of a Senior Engineer/Associate

Behaviour and Professional Commitment

  • Actively working towards 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

Skills/Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong graphical communication
  • High level of competence in the use of MS Office products (including Excel and Word)
  • Software analysis
  • Strong team working capabilities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong time management

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Posted
08/07/2019
Location
Manchester

Associate Structural Engineer

Scope of the role

As an Associate Structural Engineer, you will oversee the delivery of a variety of building projects across 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.

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

Day-to-day task and expectations

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

Skills/Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent graphical communication
  • High level of competence in the use of MS Office products (including Excel and Word)
  • Contractual awareness
  • Excellent team working and leadership capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management of self and others
  • Established industry network and strong business development skills

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