• Title
    Senior Civil Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    GB-West Midlands-Birmingham
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Additional Work Location
    GB-Warwickshire-Leamington Spa
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Civil Engineer specialising in Highways / Drainage / Utilities in either our Leamington Spa or Birmingham offices. Your role will be part of a team of engineers working on a broad cross section of highway and general infrastructure projects across several markets, including defence, property, waste, industrial and transportation.


    You will have the opportunity to work on some of the most prestigious projects across the UK. Key clients include Local Authorities, Crown Estate, Homes England and MOD and working with these clients to deliver their aspirations and ambitions will be an important factor. You will play a leading role in the design and assessment of infrastructure projects within multidisciplinary design teams and will take appropriate responsibility for the delivery and quality of the design elements.


    We are looking for individuals that have a strong base of technical skills coupled with excellent organisational and communication skills gained in either a multi-disciplinary or engineering consultancy environment who now want to enhance and diversify these skills within a growing organisation that will support their future development. You will be able to develop diverse skills as the projects will vary from small one-off commissions to multi-million pound projects 


    Key Duties:

    • Senior member of a team of engineers carrying out civil design following detailed specifications
    • Client facing and able to manage your own workload
    • Capable of managing design teams and provide guidance and mentoring to junior members of the design team
    • Adhere to quality and technical assurance procedures for all deliverables produced by the team
    • Deliver engineering services/projects to a range of sectors, including defence, property, waste, industrial and transportation
    • Contribute to engineering inputs for PQQs and tenders
    • Compliance with Wood's HS&E, quality, financial, risk management, business and policy requirements.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Experience & Skills



    • Experience in a consultancy environment
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrable technical review/assurance skills 
    • Has worked within a multi-disciplinary or engineering consultancy
    • Thorough knowledge and use of AutoCAD
    • Experience of 3D design software (e.g. Autodesk Revit and/or Civils 3D) and application of BIM



    • User of MicroDrainage Software
    • Working knowledge of Highway Authority Sections 38, 116, 117 and 278 and Water Authority sections 104, 116 and 185 agreements
    • Previously or currently working for one of Wood's direct competitors
    • Multi-sector and international experience
    • Experience of working on major infrastructure projects
    • NEC Contract environment experience





    • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering
    • Graduate Member of a relevant professional body such as ICE, CIWEM, CIHT, IHE
    • Close to achieving CEng qualification


    Chartered Engineer

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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