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Civil Engineer

  • Location:

    Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Civil Engineering & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR156_1626273944

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Civil Engineer
£30,000-£60,000
Hertfordshire

Our client is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for their clients. This ethos has led to an expanding workload and the requirement for an experienced Civil Engineer who will enjoy the challenges provided by our diverse range of clients and projects.

This position offers the successful applicant exciting opportunities to advance their career across many facets of the profession, opportunities to learn whilst working alongside senior management in a supporting role whilst assisting Graduate Engineers who are keen to develop their skills and attributes as they work towards a professional qualification.

The position offers an excellent opportunity for a Civil Engineer seeking to develop their career and business acumen and taking on new engineering challenges - right at the heart of a growing, talented, friendly and collaborative team.

Key skills & experience

  • Minimum of 4 years' post-qualification experience in Civil Engineering design
  • BSc or BEng qualified and Chartered (or working towards Chartership)
  • Expertise in infrastructure, highways and drainage design to deliver multi-disciplinary projects from concept, feasibility and planning through to detailed design and construction
  • Experience dealing with adoption agreements for roads and drainage
  • Expert in the use of relevant industry-standard design software packages
  • Experience of dealing with clients and other members of the professional team
  • An ability to communicate effectively, writing clear and concise emails, letters and reports
  • A good commercial awareness and experience of managing day to day project finances and instructions
  • An ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • This team undertakes the following tasks
  • Site appraisals, feasibility studies
  • Pre-application planning advice, technical support for outline and detailed planning applications and the approval of reserved matters, discharging planning conditions
  • Production of pre-planning reports, including Flood Risk Assessments, Foul Drainage & Utility Assessments
  • Preparation of detailed design information for construction
  • Remuneration and training
  • We offer a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and payment of professional membership fees. The company contributes to regular social events and encourages involvement with our nominated charities.


Our client has a friendly and supportive working environment, including flexible working hours and working arrangements. We have a strong commitment to training ranging from 'on the job training' in new software and design techniques, to training programs for Chartered status and external short courses.

Our clients breadth of skills and experienced staff and long-standing client relationships create an excellent environment for new staff to undertake varied and rewarding tasks and to expand their knowledge and skills while working alongside friendly and motivated colleagues.

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health care
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Initial 25 days holiday (3 held for the Christmas period)
  • Additional holiday can be accrued in accordance with the number of years services, up to a total of 28 days
  • The option to bank, buy or sell holiday each year after one years' service
  • Long service awards including additional days off and £500 cash award
  • Flexible working
  • Paid professional membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Interest free loan for annual travel season ticket
  • Yearly flu vaccine
  • Eye tests paid and contribution towards glasses, if require for solely for VDU work
  • Regular CPD seminars held in house (with lunch provided)
  • Regular social events organised and funded by the company throughout the year
  • Free refreshments, including tea, coffee, juice and fresh fruit
  • Free on-site parking

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.