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Lead Civil Engineer

  • Sector: Residential Design & Technical, Development
  • Location: Newport, Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + package + benefits
Job description

There may be a lockdown in Wales but this doesn't stop this house builder from recruiting!

I'm working with an award winning house builder who are looking for a Lead Civil Engineer. On offer is a salary of between £50,000 - £60,000 + package + benefits. 

You will be the go to person for everything engineering related, particularly working closely with the land and planning teams in reviewing technical information and reports on potential new land deals, preparing feasibility engineering designs. Reporting in to the Technical Director, you will take charge in overseeing and checking external consultants drawings with a view on value engineering to ensure cost effective solutions.

You will ideally be working with a competitor house builder or developer however individuals in consultancy who are looking to make the transition in to a client side role will also be considered should they have proven knowledge of working on residential developments. You will ideally come from a Civil Engineering background however individuals with an HNC/HND in a building related industry will also be considered. You will have strong knowledge of CAD and engineering packages and must be able to have a good understanding of CDM Regulations and NHBC requirements.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience working on residential developments.
  • Ideally working for another house builder or developer however individuals in practice with relevant experience looking to make the move in to a client side role will be considered.
  • Confident in taking charge and overseeing external consultants, checking drawings, value engineering. 
  • Confident in working closely with other departments including the Land and Planning Directors and looking at potential future sites and checking viability.
  • Ideally from a Civil Engineering background or an HNC/HND in a building related area.

Please contact Darren Butland at

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