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Senior Engineer – Infrastructure

  • £35,000 - £44,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Southampton

Senior Engineer

Civil Engineering 

£35,000 – £44,000 


About the company

The company that I’m recruiting for is a privately owned, leading name within the Highways, Bridges, and Civil Engineering sector within England, turning over £105M. Since starting up the company in the late ’60s they have become a very trusted partner with my many clients within Kent, Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Midlands, and Yorkshire. The firm specialises in S278 and S38 works, as well as construction and maintenance work for all types of highway, from minor roads to motorways and major route construction. They also specialise in bridge infrastructure, utilities, and rail. The projects that they get generally involve plenty of concrete works, deep drainage, and major earthworks ranging in value from £2M – £25M.

About the role 

Due to the company continuing to grow and win more projects they are now looking for a senior engineer to join their team. The successful candidate will need to coordinate the site engineering control activities to satisfy contract programme requirements and delegating. The projects that you will be involved in will be 278 works, flood defence projects, and highway infrastructure projects.

You will be in charge of assisting the Site Manager in the initial site set-up, ensuring Company systems and procedures are in place and implemented. It is important to note you will need to apply effective planning techniques, methods analysis, and controls to ensure the most effective and continuous use of resources. The successful candidate will be in charge of looking after a team of site engineers and it is important to note this opportunity has great potential to help people progress into Regional Engineering Manager.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be working for a contractor that firmly believes in progressing and bettering its staff. Due to the current setup, this opportunity gives you a great chance to progress into a Regional Engineering Manager position in the future.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary of £35,000 – £44,000 + package


  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Setting out experience.
  • Background working on infrastructure projects for a UK based, self-delivering civil engineering contractor.
  • Experience working as a Senior Engineer.
  • Ideally, I will need someone with 5 + years experience working for one tier 1 or tier 2 company within Civil Engineering.

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I’ve established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors through to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ, or pre-construction positions.

What does this mean for you?

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for?

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss.