Senior Civil Engineer (Contract) – Birmingham

Rate: £32 – £39 per hour / Contract Length: 12+ months

Contract opportunity for a Civil Infrastructure Engineer to join a Birmingham (West Midlands) based multidisciplinary engineering consultancy.

Part of a network of UK offices, the Birmingham office is an established regional presence and has built-up an outstanding reputation with residential, commercial and industrial clients. Part of an experienced and close-knit team, the main purpose of this role is to lead the delivery of engineering projects from inception to handover, on budget and to deadlines. The company have a very strong record of promoting within, so unrivalled access to management roles exist for those with ambition and experience.


Contract Civil Infrastructure Engineer duties:

  • Assist/Deliver concurrent civil engineering schemes to deadline, budget and quality.
  • Assist/Take control of the financial, technical and project management aspects.
  • Negotiate through approval stage with approving bodies and highway authorities.
  • Prepare plans and drawings at all stages of the development cycle.
  • Check calculations, specifications, drawings and reports produced by others.
  • Undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against specifications.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with architects, clients and other professionals.
  • Delegate to and manage civil engineers and technicians involved on projects.
  • Assist/Mentor colleagues in developing technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Prepare engineering supporting reports for planning applications such as Flood Risk Assessments, Utility Assessments, Site Viability Assessments, Drainage Strategy, and Cut & Fill Analysis.


Contract Civil Infrastructure Engineer experience:

  • MEng or BEng in Civil Engineering.
  • Chartered (or near Chartered) status with a recognised institution.
  • Experience coordinating/managing projects, clients and team members.
  • Proven experience in the design & drafting of drainage to building regs and water company ‘Sewers for Adoption’ standard (S104, S185 diversions etc).
  • Proven experience in the design & drafting of estate roads to local authority or DMRB standards (S278 / S38 and private works).
  • AutoCAD for drafting
  • Civil 3D, Site 3D or PDS for highway design.
  • WinDes MicroDrainage for drainage design.



  • Design of external works to commercial developments (service yards, car parks etc).
  • Earthworks modelling, principles and specifications.
  • Preparation of FRAs.


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