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Senior Project Engineer – Utilities

  • £45,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company

My client is a family-owned, well-respected Civil Engineering contractor, turning over £90M per annum. They are a water-focused utility contractor, providing excellent service for the last 51 years to major clients such as Thames Water, Affinity Water, Southern Water as well as private clients such as C.J O’Shea Construction/Galliard as well as the Berkley Group. Although they focus on multi-disciplined water infrastructure and non-infrastructure work, they have built up an amazing reputation and deliver multi utility connections and infrastructure services to the developer market also.

About the role 

The successful candidate would be producing Temporary Works Designs, setting out on site, driving quality, and coordinating the site engineering control activities to satisfy contract programme requirements and delegating. As well as that you will be actively promoting the company to existing and new clients. You will be looking after a small team of Site Engineers, ensuring company systems and procedures are in place and implemented. The type of projects you will be involved in will be groundworks, infrastructure, S278 Works, deep drainage, micro tunnelling, multi utility diversions and installations.

Benefits and Rewards

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £45,000-£55,000 + package. This is a brilliant opportunity to work for a company where hard work pays off and promotions are welcomed for those who are deserving. You will be involved in an enthusiastic, energetic working environment and surrounded by motivated colleagues who strive for success. You will be working for an Operations Manager who has brilliant experience, working for great companies and someone who is very approachable, this means your skill set will develop, improve and progress.


You will need to have a degree-level qualification (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering and is a necessity that you have experience in working for a UK-based Civil Engineering/Utility Contractor. Ideally, I will need someone with 5 + years of experience working for a tier 1 or tier 2 company, as we all as experience working at a Senior Engineer level. I am also looking for someone with the following tickets: Temporary Works Coordinator, CSCS and SSSTS.