Mewsons are working with a leading engineering consultancy who require an experienced, self-driven and confident leader to join their team.

Due to their ongoing success, this company has a great opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer to join their Norwich office. You will be expected to work on a variety of projects, assisting teams in the design and development of major infrastructure and highway schemes. It is a vital requirement that you have worked collaboratively with colleagues' clients and wider professional teams.

Role and responsibilities:
- Manage your pool of resources effectively and efficiently to ensure successful outcomes for all projects under your remit.
- Deliver high-quality designs, drawings, and reports using engineering materials, and in a form that can readily be checked by another member of staff.
- Influence development and infrastructure master-planning using knowledge of Highways Act 1980, Water Industry Act 2004, Land Drainage Act, New Roads and Street Works Act, and other Statutory Instruments, etc, as required.
- Produce high-quality designs for feasibility, costing and construction purposes, highways & drainage, street works, public works, SUDS, building drainage, utilities coordination/diversion as services if and when required by our clients.
- Lead teams to assist with consultancy guidance, feasibility, outline, and detailed design, referencing manuals for streets, sewers for adoption, design manuals for roads and bridges, specification for highways works and building regulations and guidance. This will form part of everyday demands.
- Undertake project design from commencement to completion.
- Undertake the co-ordination of thorough site investigations, complete inspections, and identify and resolve any issues as appropriate.
- Manage junior Engineers and Technicians in the process of project design and delivery.
- Offer leadership, mentoring, encouragement and motivation to junior Engineers and Technicians.
- Undertake appropriate Continuing Professional Development and maintain CPD records in accordance with the requirements of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
- Recognise the importance of clear communication with all members of the design and/or construction team regarding matters of structural safety, and keep up-to-date with information provided by CROSS (Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures (see
- Assist in recruitment, retention and management of staff and ensure successful outcomes for our clients/customers.
- Ensure financial control of projects when acting as a Project Manager.
- Involvement in identification and management of project risks and preparation of risk assessments.
- Undertake Business Development.
- Undertake production and approval of single- and multi-discipline fee proposals for client/customer projects in accordance with current procedures, terms and conditions or customer-specific contract requirements.
- Undertake accurate and timely assessments of variations and appraisal of fee cost and/or timescale impacts, and agreement with client/customer organisations.
- Manage engineering teams to ensure utilisation and recovery targets are monitored and achieved.
- Represent the company at design team meetings with clients and other construction professionals.

Software capabilities:
- Use AutoCAD 2D Drafting, PDS Site Developer / Civil 3D, Flow / Micro-drainage or similar hydraulic design software, TEDDS, and other industry-recognised software.

- Ideally, Chartership Membership of either the Institution of Civil Engineers and/or the Institution of Structural Engineers.

Interested? Please apply with your up to date CV or speak to one of our consultants on 07729081806

19 days left

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