Civil Engineers – Water & Utilities








Full time

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic, and open-minded individuals to join our friendly team in Cardiff to deliver the exciting multi-billion-pound pipeline of work that is required by the UK Water Authorities during AMP 8 and beyond. Working within a dynamic team and overseen by a Senior Engineer and Principal Engineer, you will contribute to the delivery of the Civil Engineering design on a range of challenging projects across the water sector including but not limited to: New and replacement potable water mains, foul drainage including CSO remediation works, and both Sustainable Urban Drainage and conventional surface water drainage design. The role is challenging, varied, and you will thrive solving engineering problems. We look after our clients; their work challenges us, stimulates us, and allows us to be proud of our contribution to a changing world. We would therefore expect you will want to work and support a culture in which employees take pride in their work and are focused on customer service. We look after our staff and invest energy in their technical, academic and professional development.

Skills / Qualifications Required

  • 3+ years’ experience in the Water Industry with potable, surface, and foul water design and/or construction;
  • Civil Engineering degree – Preferably a Masters;
  • Have measurable progression with or be willing to work towards Professional Qualification with the Institution of Civil Engineers or Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management;
  • Adept at 3D design and modelling using software such as MicroDrainage and/or InfoDrainage;
  • Water Authority statutory approval processes such as S104, S106 etc;
  • SuDS Approval Body involvement;
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects ensuring prioritisation of tasks and deliverables to ensure effective delivery
  • Ability to work using own initiative and demonstrate a methodical approach;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work well independently and as part of a team;

Benefits (please visit

  • We pay fair to market-leading salaries;
  • Agile/flexible working to support the personal lives of staff;
  • 24 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays, 3/4 are mandated to be taken at Christmas when the office shuts down);
  • Additional one-day annual leave allowance for every 5 years in employment;
  • Life insurance and life assurance policies and a health care cash plan (Westfield);
  • Contributory pension scheme Employee (5%) Employer (7%);
  • We pay professional institution membership fees (ICE, CIWEM, IStructE, RICS; etc.);
  • We provide a pathway to Professional Membership;
  • Formal, external training courses;
  • Regular in-house peer-to-peer training sessions and regular external lunchtime CPD sessions; and
  • Social benefits (football, yoga, charity support).