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Date Added: Fri 13/11/2020

Senior Civil Engineer

Falmer, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £10000 - £100000 / annually

Senior Civil Engineer



Water Treatment



Key responsibilities:

  • Produce Civil design layouts which are cost effective, meet the requirements of the specification and which can be constructed and commissioned effectively. The term 'cost' is to embrace all costs associated with the design and the subsequent construction of the design.  To be cost effective the whole out turn cost of the design solution must be considered including design time costs, material costs, erection costs and any impact that the design solution might have on other disciplines.
  • Ensure that standard practices are utilised where ever possible.
  • Maintain competitiveness
  • Provide estimates and feedback for Proposals department
  • Work to procedures and processes to ensure the continuing development of the department
  • Assist in developing procedures and processes
  • Monitor and review the procedures and processes
  • Write, update and monitor efficient procedures to aid the smooth running of the department.
  • Ensure co-ordination of designs with all other disciplines internal and external to Biwater in order to ensure that the design processes carried out on the contract are co-ordinated for the benefit of the contract as a whole.
  • Maintain files and records throughout the duration of contracts.
  • Assure customer satisfaction
  • To work within a culture where satisfying the customer is recognised as the key to achieving other objectives, and that customers include everyone receiving benefit from our processes, whether end users or other departments within the company.
  • Maintain a personal development plan
  • Assist in supervising and developing staff
  • Assist in ensuring a safe working environment for all staff
  • Reduce waste to a minimum from all departmental activities
  • Ensure designs take account of environmental issues
  • Ensure that design takes full regard of all health and safety requirements.




  • Understand the principles of water and sewage treatment.

  • Have experience of controlling members of staff in designing Civil aspects of water and sewage treatment plants

  • Membership of a professional institution chartered or nearing chartership

  • Preferable: - Civil Engineering degree

  • Minimum:- Civil Engineering HND

  • Ability to think clearly under pressure

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to rationalise designs and produce economic plant layouts

  • Good general knowledge of all aspects of water treatment, e.g. mechanical engineering, process engineering, electrical engineering and project management

  • A flexible mind, with the ability to assimilate large amounts of different data at one time

  • Ability to present technical proposals clearly, confidently and convincingly

  • Computer literacy

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