Senior/Principal Civil Engineer - Fareham - Up to £50k

Ref No. BHN526445
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/annum
Location Fareham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


This well establsihed Civil and Structural Consultancy seeks an experienced Civil Engineer to join their Design team.


Senior or Principal Design Engineer with strong roads and drainage experience

The Job

Senior/Principal Civil Engineer - Up to £50k - Fareham


Our client are a fast- growing and well-established Hampshire based Engineering Consultancy with a strong foothold across the Civil and Structural engineering sector here in the South.

Job Description

As their client's civil engineering offering is growing they have an exciting opportunity for a Senior/Principal Civil Engineer to support the technical and project management of a diverse range of projects within their expanding civil engineering team.

In this role you will find yourself managing civil engineering design work utilising team resources with due consideration of budget, client deadlines and invoicing, You will work to develop the principles of civil engineering design solutions from first principles on a range of projects. At this level you project manage civil engineering schemes from initial start-up to completion.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within a Civil Engineering design team responsible for the design of drainage systems, highway layouts, and S278/S38 schemes.
  • Work in a design office, with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities
  • Undertake and manage team resource for design work including;
  • Drainage systems in accordance with Sewers for Adoption, building regulations and the SuDS Manual,
  • Reviewing of junior team members reports, design and drawing work,
  • Work with the Associates and Technical Director in the preparation of budgets for prospective projects and with the writing of fee proposal letters,
  • Attend client meetings and site visits,
  • Co-operate with the Quality Management System (QMS) through undertaking administrative activities,
  • Promote the company brand and reputation through and marketing input,
  • Mentoring and training of junior staff,
  • Support our regional offices and other departments through knowledge sharing.

Qualifications / Experience

  • 5+ years' consultancy experience,
  • Experience working with local authorities, developers and architects on civil engineering aspects of a range of schemes,
  • Varied experience working on schemes through the planning process; from pre-app through to condition discharge,
  • Civil engineering project management experience including projects combining drainage, external works and highways elements

Working conditions / environment

Based in the South Coast their Fareham office offers first class working conditions in a truly impressive location. They are looking at offering hybrid working, with potentially three days based in the office

  • Strong focus on career and personal development, with an opportunity to take a lead on key projects as your experience develops

How to Apply or for more Information

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

  • Apply directly online via the Matchtech website
  • Call Chris Jones directly on 01489 873422
  • Email your CV


Matchtech are the largest and leading Highways and Transportation Recruitment Company in the UK.

Future Roles

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively, if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Highways and Transportation industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.


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