Civil Project Engineer


We are seeking a Project Engineer to join our Project and Building Consultancy team in Oxford. The role will predominantly comprise building and civil design as well as project management, contract administration, site supervision and drawing checking. The Project and Building Consultancy team work with a wide range of valued clients in the utility sector, the Oxford Colleges and corporate sector.


  • Design of civil and structural project elements
  • Oversee the design and production of civil and structural drawings
  • Liaison with external structural engineers and other sub-consultants
  • Determine project specifications by client requirements, and performance standards; complete technical studies; prepare cost estimates
  • Identify technical solutions and undertake feasibility studies to identify optimum designs
  • Represent the project and building consultancy department internally and to clients
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of drawing production
  • Ensure engineering specifications and procedures are used and followed
  • Liaise with surveyors to forecast workload and resources required
  • Participate in client design meetings where required
  • Be responsible for and take accurate site measurements from inception through to construction to ensure accuracy of information produced
  • Ensure all work undertaken is produced accurately to standards


Essential qualifications

  • Relevant construction engineering degree
  • Relevant professional qualification (MICE CEng or similar)
  • Full UK driving licence


  • An understanding of construction processes
  • Knowledge of civil and structural engineering principles
  • Knowledge of construction technology
  • Good understanding of bills of quantities and cost control
  • Good project management abilities
  • Experience of working on civils projects
  • Client facing experience to meet with clients to give updates on projects
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Packages and an understanding of AutoCAD
  • Able to organise and prioritise to meet deadlines


  • Holidays: 25 – increase in line with length of service to a maximum of 30 days
  • Auto Enrollment Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flu and Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Plus Flexible benefits as below

  • Policy that allows you to pick and choose additional benefits including purchasing 5 days additional holiday
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance