Paul Basham Associates is a fast-growing, and award-winning Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transport Planning consultancy. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Civil Engineer role to support the management of an expanding civil engineering team and oversee fast-paced complex schemes across a diverse range of clients.


  • Work within an active and lively Civil Engineering design team responsible for the design of drainage systems, highway layouts, and S278/S38 schemes
  • Undertake design work for;
    • Drainage systems in accordance with Sewers for Adoption, building regulations and the SuDS Manual
    • On and off-site highway features, in accordance with the appropriate standards and codes e.g. Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, and Manual for Streets
  • Be responsible for writing of fee proposals
  • Have responsibility for being project manager on designated projects
  • Be responsible for producing consistent high-quality drawing packages, considering specific client requirements and aid in the reviewing of these packages produced by more junior members of the team
  • Provide developmental support to junior team members
  • Manage resource to support the completion of appropriate project work tasks
  • Work in a design office, with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities

Skills & Experience Required

You must have the ability to:

  • Maintain and extend knowledge of engineering theory and practice, and how technology assists its application
  • Solve engineering problems using a sound theoretical approach, based on evidence, and contribute to continuous improvement
  • Identify, review and select techniques, procedures and methods to undertake engineering tasks
  • Contribute to the design and development of engineering solutions, implement those solutions, and evaluate their effectiveness in the context of the whole project life cycle
  • Exercise sound independent engineering judgement
  • Plan the work and resources needed to enable effective implementation of engineering tasks and projects
  • Manage the planning and organisation of tasks and resources
  • Manage teams or technical specialisms
  • Assist others to meet changing technical and managerial needs
  • Manage quality processes and contribute to quality improvements
  • Manage, prepare and control costs/budgets of engineering tasks or projects
  • Use sound knowledge of statutory and commercial frameworks within their own area of responsibility and have an appreciation of other commercial arrangements
  • Identify, organise and use resources with consideration of cost
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of legislation, hazards and safe systems of work
  • Manage risks
  • Manage health, safety and welfare within your own area of responsibility


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Appraisal and Salary Review
  • Private Healthcare
  • A friendly and interactive team on hand to ensure a supportive environment and fast progression¬†
  • Exposure to some of the nation's most prominent developers, planners and architects
  • Active social and charitale calendar
  • Auto enrolment onto the company Pension Scheme, employers contribution of 5%
  • 24 days annual leave as well as your birthday off
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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