Senior Civil Engineer
Building Design Partnership
2d ago

About you

You will be an engineer with a strong academic record and at least 2 years post-charter experience gained working on challenging projects.

You will be able to demonstrate excellent technical aptitude supplemented by outstanding IT skills. You will enjoy expressing creative ideas through sketching and will be able to communicate effectively to build firm working relationships with architects, engineers, clients and contractors.

You will demonstrate the ability to take the lead on technical issues and have a collaborative team-working style. You have ambition to develop yourself and your team.

This is a unique opportunity to develop your career at one of the UK’s leading interdisciplinary building design practices.

Key responsibilities

The role will include, but not be limited to, the following responsibilities :

Design of projects from the concept stage through to the construction stage

Mentoring of junior team members

Development of client relationships

Assisting directors in seeking out and securing new opportunities

Developing good relationships with professions across BDP

Your knowledge, experience and education

You will have proven experience in a similar design consultancy, and preferably, experience of working on site as a site / resident engineer.

You will have a minimum of 2 years relevant post qualification (MICE) experience and good knowledge and experience of the following areas of civil engineering design :

Drainage schemes associated with buildings, highways, public realm and landscape projects

Highway and pavement design associated with building projects

Undertaking of designs for section 38, 278 and 104 agreements


Assessment of flood risk

You will have a good knowledge of civil engineering construction principles and standards

You will have strong practical knowledge of Civils 3D, PDS, AutoCAD and WINDES and be confident in your knowledge of relevant design standards and legislation

Your personal skills

Being highly motivated and passionate about delivering projects to time, budget and quality

Being organised and methodical with particular attention to detail

Having the ability to prioritise tasks and work to tight deadlines under pressure

Having a pragmatic approach and possess strong problem solving techniques

Being commercially aware

Having strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships at all levels with clients and employees alike and across all professional disciplines

Being able to manage Client expectations

Having excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with an ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy

About us

BDP is an international, award winning, interdisciplinary design studio that offers an excellent opportunity for your personal and career development.

We also offer an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, and contribution towards professional subscriptions.

Our engineering studio is vibrant. We offer leading thinking and inspirational solutions in the field of civil engineering.

Our aspiration as engineers is use our ideas to help shape design rather than simply deliver an architect-led solution. We design with maximum value for our clients and minimum impact on the planet.

BDP offers

In return, BDP offers an excellent opportunity for your personal development as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions and a great working environment.

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