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Project Engineer – Civil Engineering

  • £40,000 - £48,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Colchester

Project Engineer

Civil Engineering/Utilities 

£40,000 – £48,000 + package

Colchester, Essex

About the company

My client is the biggest utility contractor within the UK turning over £1B +, specialising in gas, water, electric, fibre, and power. They are a tier one main contractor but they also sub-contract utility packages on large contracts. The opportunities to grow within the company are huge, they are always expanding and they like to promote within and reward their staff. You will be working on a huge water framework based out of Colchester. The reputation of my client is brilliant, they are known for completing work on time and to a great standard, because of this, they have landed some big contracts with HS2, Thames Water, Anglian Water, UKPN, and Southern Water.

About the role 

Due to my client continuing to grow and win more projects they are now looking for a Project Engineer to join their highly technical operations team. The successful candidate will be involved in the Production of site health, safety, and environmental documentation, checking quality, managing site activity, as well as checking drawings and designs for accuracy, buildability, and specification compliance. The types of works you will be working on will be water noninfrastructure, M&E, and Civil Engineering. project values could range anywhere from £400K – £3M. This opportunity will offer you long-term stability and development, my client has a guaranteed pipeline of 4 years worth of work which will probably be extended for another 5 years.


I am looking for someone who has at least 4 years of experience working for a utility, civil engineering, or groundworks contractor based in the UK. On top of this, a general understanding of Civil Engineering is important, whether it is infrastructure, M&E, or utilities.

CSCS, Temporary Works Supervision, and SMSTS.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be working for a brilliant utility and civil engineering contractor, a contractor well respected across London & South East. You will also be rewarded with a salary ranging between 40,000 – £48,000 + a package.