Civil Engineer

Ref No. EMP457618
Salary £31,000 - £43,000/annum
Benefits 26% pension, 33 days leave, flexitime
Location Nottinghamshire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


A varied and interesting civil engineering role to join a small engineering / technical team to provide engineering solutions to challenges caused by the existing mining network in the UK.


Civil engineer / engineering design

The Job

Our client are experts in resolving the impacts of mining to protect the public and the environment. They undertake environmental and remedial projects in historic mining regions on behalf of ourselves as a statutory duty holder, and for other agencies such as EA, DEFRA and NRW.

Their experience in engineering design is proven by many years of providing the critical information required to complete complex civil engineering projects. We have recently been appointed by NRW to undertake an extensive range of vital intervention projects to improve river water quality in Wales to reduce pollution caused by historic metal mining.

About the role:

Within the Engineering team you will be helping to resolve the impacts of mining through the application of your civil engineering skill and experience. Your principal area of work will be in designing environmental interventions in historic metal mine regions. You will also be supporting our subsidence and environmental work in the traditional UK coal mining regions.

Working alongside a dynamic team, you'll provide support, and leadership where required, to produce designs and specifications for civil engineering remedial works using the best available techniques to balance safety, cost, quality and sustainability.

You will also be working alongside environmental scientists and project managers to investigate and report on future strategies for environmental improvement.

About you:

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Site based experience and is willing to visit remote sites across the UK
  • Design and advisory experience in a civil engineering, mining or related field, to include drainage / PDS / CAD
  • Report writing and data analysis skills
  • Degree level qualification in Civil Engineering or other suitable engineering field
  • Experience in the design and specification of civil and structural engineering works and of CDM regulations


With a genuine commitment to your progression and flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important. Benefits include support for working towards your professional review, CPD, professional membership fees, performance related pay, flexible working hours, 27.5 days holiday (with an additional 6 days flexi time), civil service pension scheme and gym membership contribution.

Other essential information

Application closing date: Thursday 8th October 2020

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Related jobs


Alex Jones
manages this role


Related articles

What are you looking for most from your next employment or assignment?

Back to top