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Senior Engineer – Civil Engineering

  • £40,000 - £50,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering

Senior Engineer

Civil Engineering – Main Contractor 

£40,000 – £50,000 + Package


About the company 

Our client is one of the UK’s largest earthworks contractors who is looking for a Senior Engineer for their major project in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Classified as an earthworks subcontract that provides its capabilities to the top main contractors across the UK. They partner with many of the major civil engineering contractors to deliver major infrastructural projects across the transportation sector. These projects are involved with clients who are associated with national motorway network, earthworks, and many more. Trusted to deliver several high-quality projects such as the Olympic Park, Crossrail, and Heathrow Airport – Terminal 5, with lots more projects in the pipeline.

The firm is currently located in Aylesbury for the coming years on a major infrastructural project. They are looking to recruit candidates who will be complying with their company values: Responsible for their ownership and accountability for project outcomes, Respectful to the wellbeing of those who the companies’ stakeholders and then employees along. Along with being Relentless in the workplace to adapt to a high energy delivery-focused approach to each project and being Resilient and persevering when challenges and obstacles arise.

About the Opportunity

As previously mentioned, this is an opportunity for a Senior Engineer to join one of the most respected earthwork contractors in the UK. This opportunity has come about due to ongoing growth in their HS2 project based in Aylesbury. Some of your duties will involve being responsible for delivering the projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the production of earthworks and muck ways for the HS2 project and highways projects. Providing an engineering perspective to support tender schemes will be highly beneficial to this opportunity. You will be responsible for proving the technical assessments of the 3rd party designs and providing both engineering expertise and an element of technical advice to support the team. This support will provide the engineering knowhow to resolve any issues with the technical project, construction, and design issues to comply with the companies’ high standards.


It is essential candidates have previous experience in working on earthworks or infrastructure-based projects. Having a strong demonstration of experience within this discipline is also acceptable. Displaying good job stability from previous employment, 5 years of experience will be necessary to be a potential candidate for this role. 

Benefits & rewards 

You will be working for one of the most respected earthworks contractors in the UK, a contractor that has built its reputation due to the quality of their work, this means you will be working with some of the best professionals in the industry, allowing you to improve and develop. Your industry knowledge will improve due to the diversity of works, the opportunity to oversee and manage lots of different sections of projects as well as major infrastructure projects will also make your skillset diverse. Due to a large pipeline of work my client can offer you long-term stability, this will also allow you to progress and develop. Finally, there is also an opportunity for flexible working, the chance to work from home if you’d like to.

The company is prepared to offer £40,000 – £50,000 + package, all dependant on experience within the industry.