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Civil Engineer - Networks & Drainage

  • Job reference: IF-002057
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Bristol
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Why not...

Atkins provides design services to the Highway, Rail, Water, Energy, Defence and Private Developer markets. Due to a growing workload we are keen to strengthen our existing team.

We require a Civil Engineer to join our Bristol office. You will be required to lead on the design delivery of civil infrastructure projects with an emphasis on multidisciplinary, BIM Level 2 compliant civil engineering design and project delivery.

You will have strong technical and project/discipline management skills and the confidence to oversee ventures for a range of clients.

We actively encourage strong, direct relationships with our clients, internal and external, so you will also be required to work with existing internal and external clients developing and building networks that will underpin new business. You will also share our passion for environmental and sustainable solutions and work with our clients to make most of the opportunities.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification;
  • CEng or nearing qualification;
  • Experience in the delivery of conceptual and detailed design of BIM level 2 compliant civil engineering Infrastructure projects;
  • Experience in the use of design software (Civils 3D, Navisworks, Revit and/or TEKLA);
  • Working knowledge of the CDM Regulations.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in leading teams undertaking the conceptual and detailed design of BIM level 2 compliant civil engineering Infrastructure projects;
  • Experience of construction support/site liaison;
  • Experience working on major, Heavy Civils projects;
  • Good understanding of design procedures, risk assessments (design, site etc.), change control, checking and review;
  • Experience in the design and detailing of building drainage, utilities and external works packages;
  • Ability to develop, price, and agree scope of services;
  • Understanding/Experience of commercial aspects e.g. Contracts; Reporting;


You will be responsible for:

  • Managing and Developing a team of engineers and technicians producing infrastructure design packages;
  • Ensuring compliance with the CDM Regulations and safety and environmental requirements;
  • Bid preparation and the work winning process;
  • Maintaining and developing client relationships;
  • Client contact for technical and design matters;
  • Undertake design reviews and taking responsibility for deliverables;
  • Budget and Programme tracking

Additional Information:

Travel to other Atkins and client site locations may occasionally be necessary and you must be willing to travel as required from time to time which may involve stays away from home.

Employee benefits:

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation), or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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