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
05/11/2019
Location
London

Design Level Civil / Infrastructure Engineer

A talented and experienced Design Level Civil / Infrastructure Engineer to work within our London 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
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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Posted
26/08/2019
Location
All studios

Bid - Proposal Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Bid-Proposal Manager to work within our Manchester or Glasgow Studio, fully supporting the Directors of the Practice and a team of Civil and Structural Engineering Consultants in all areas of bidding, and some marketing.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for, and experience of, working within a similar type of business as a Bid/Proposal Manager or Coordinator,- preferably one which operates within the built environment. Membership of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals would be beneficial.

About you

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.

We will need you to be highly organised with excellent attention to detail.  You will relish working in a professional environment where you’ll have the opportunity to make the role your own.

Enthusiastic and friendly you’ll be able to demonstrate, through your past experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills and an in-depth knowledge of all MS Office packages and Adobe Indesign. You’ll be able to manage the full bidding process. In addition, you will have design office experience, deadline management skills and a desire to manage and improve the bidding processes. Here’s a bit more detail:

  • Managing and producing bids across the studio e.g. prequalification, tenders, capability statements and presentations
  • Maintaining information libraries
  • Creating new bid files
  • Supporting the creation of marketing material, website copy and awards
  • Travelling to other studios (Glasgow, Leeds, London and Manchester

We’re looking for a team player, confident, with a positive attitude, always willing to go that extra mile to ensure the Studio operates to its full potential.

In return you will benefit from a supportive and friendly team environment, opportunities to grow and develop plus a competitive salary based on experience, a non contributory pension scheme, child care vouchers, health care cash plan and cycle to work scheme.

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