Senior Civil Engineer

CampbellReith is looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to work in our London office.

Contract: Permanent

Reference: LON-SCE-2022


CampbellReith is a leading firm of consulting engineers providing structural, civil, geotechnical, environmental and transportation engineering design services, throughout the UK and overseas.


Working as part of a team and reporting to a Partner or Associate on a daily and weekly basis, you will work on a variety of Civil Engineering projects.

  • Help in the production of project management plans, appointment documents, financial management, invoice drafting with Partner or Associate guidance.
  • Be responsible for production of reports, calculations, specifications, drawings and/or Revit/BIM Model production.
  • Prepare Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies to suit Client purposes.
  • Provide leadership and management to the resources on a project basis.
  • Manage and record health and safety risks and maintain Designers Risk Assessments in accordance with CDM regulations and all guidance.
  • Take responsibility and provide technical/commercial knowledge and decisions to control our exposure to risk with Project Partner/Associate support as necessary.
  • Advise and update the Project Partner of any possible changes to scope, circumstances, or programme that may impact on cost and agree actions.
  • Liaise with co-professionals and clients on a project basis through meetings and conference calls etc, with input to information production and execution programmes.
  • Delegate workload and monitor delivery and help train and mentor other team members.
  • Liaise with Associates and Partners on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to plan and ensure sufficient resourcing to enable timely project delivery.
  • Undertake site visits, surveys and inspections of sites; prepare reports or sections thereof.
  • Act on behalf of CampbellReith at Design/Project meetings and to promote the services and skills of the practice including the negotiation and obtaining technical approvals/solutions.
  • Be cognisant client and co-professional relationships.
  • Assist in the preparation of bids for small to medium sized projects.
  • Understanding of the CampbellReith Integrated Management System including document issue processes, Site Visit requirements and recording of information;
  • Update project Rapport Information for your disciplines or as directed by the partner.
  • Ensure timesheets and expenses are updated within Rapport on a minimum weekly basis.

Key Attributes

  • Flexible, enthusiastic, motivated team player.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to demonstrate creativity and innovation in design of civil engineering solutions across highways and drainage design in accordance with all relevant Codes of Practice.
  • Significant knowledge and experience of the principles and application of all relevant regulations and guidance including, but not limited to the most up-to-date versions of
  • Manual for Streets, Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Sewers for Adoption.
  • Knowledge and experience of the application of the CDM Regulations.
  • Ability to plan and manage personal and team effectiveness.
  • Be competent and confident in giving presentations internally and to clients and co-professionals on a project and general level.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of the professional risks carried by the practice and the actions necessary to satisfy the terms of our appointments, warranties and insurances.


BEng, MEng or MSc in Civil Engineering preferred.
Preferably chartered or near chartered (within 1 year) with ICE or similar organisation.

Proficiency (Level 1-5)

WinDes – Level 5
Autodesk Civils 3D – Level 3
NBS – Level 5
Rapport – Level 3
Report Writing – Level 5

Social Club

We offer an active social club run by the staff for the staff. Past events have included ten-pin bowling, go-karting, treasure hunts and comedy club nights.