Senior Design Engineer

2021-08-25 21:10:382021-10-14 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Perm
Area Horsham, United Kingdom Horsham United Kingdom
Sector Engineering - Construction Manager
Salary £50,000 - £60,000
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_841701
Job Views 40

Our client is a leader in Construction and Civil Engineering, working on projects across the country, and abroad. Due to their busy project load, they are looking to take on a Senior Design Engineer their Contracting team in their Head office in Hertfordshire.


Reporting to: Principal Engineer


Responsible for: Development and checking of highways packages and public realm space design packages.

1. To oversee the development of technical design packages in a cost-effective, timely and collaborative manner.

2. To lead on quality outputs, applying design management systems, ensuring adherence to processes and continuous improvement


Purpose: Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Engineer within their Contracting design team to deliver design development, both internally and with specialist partners. You will produce design information that is construction led and always seek to exceed our customers’ expectations. Your ability to partner with construction and client teams to generate efficiencies and drive innovation in both design development and construction will help better the company.

You will contribute to designs for highway and public realm projects across the UK of a value from £1m to £25m. You will be based at the head office in but will be expected to travel and provide direct support that meets the demand of each project.


Sector: Highways and public realm






  • Demonstrate and uphold Health, Safety and Environment responsibilities, including CDM
  • Core technical acumen and demonstrable experience in the development and checking of Highway and Public Realm space design packages. Ideally a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Client liaison and management ability to uphold relationships and conduct effective liaison including subcontractors, statutory undertakers, stakeholders etc as required for project delivery
  • Application of design management systems and processes ensuring continuous improvement including understanding and application of BIM
  • Commercial understanding including application of the NEC contract suite to ensure projects are delivered to time and budget
  • Experience and understanding of construction methodologies and processes enabling a construction led design process
  • Proficient in the use of both AutoCAD and Civils 3D packages
  • Provide day to day supervision of junior staff supporting and developing the design team
  • Relevant degree in engineering field
  • Professionally qualified or working towards chartership of a professional body





  • Cost-effective and timely development / production of designs.
  • Efficiency gains through the use of BIM.
  • Adhering to company procedures
  • Engaging with the company’s people, systems, and processes alongside peers
  • Consistently delivering quality output that meets or exceeds personal objectives
  • Exceeding KPI targets both internally and as demanded by Contract Scope.






  • Promotion of company core values.
  • Hands on and active support for colleagues.
  • Professional and tidy appearance.
  • Courteous and prompt engagement with client staff and stakeholders.




  • At all times to adhere to company procedures with regard to Health & Safety and where applicable to ensure all team members do like wise
  • At all times to behave in a way that supports the company’s stated Vision and Values and where applicable to ensure all team members do likewise.




Degree in Civil Engineering or similar



At least 5 years



Enthusiasm, team player

Flexible in terms of hours worked and attitude

Ability to work to deadlines


Skills to include:

Effective communication

Good telephone manner

Time Management

PC literacy

Organisational skills

Accuracy/attention to detail

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Demonstrated initiative


If you are interested in this role, please send me your CV to, or give me a call on 07884 441 947.


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