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Senior Infrastructure Engineer


Job description

Are you an established Infrastructure engineer looking to take the next step in your career? Would you like to get involved with delivering some of the world’s most exciting projects and join a dynamic, growing team who are at the forefront of sustainable design? If so, we want you to join our Infrastructure team in Birmingham!

Based in Birmingham’s bustling business district, our office is ideally situated close to Snow Hill station. Our welcoming and diverse team is working on some of the most prestigious and innovative projects in Birmingham, across the UK and around the world. Please note we are also happy for this position to be in out Nottingham Office which is situated next to the National Justice Museum. 

From sustainability-focused offices and commercial premises to cutting-edge industrial and healthcare facilities and from award-winning infrastructure and transportation developments to major new residential communities, we are supporting schemes across a huge range of sectors.

Our award-winning client is a medium sized civil structuring company who, due to securing a number of long-term prestigious projects, are looking for infrastructure design engineers to help assist with providing their first-class service.

As an ambitious engineer, you will be responsible for assisting in the design for elements of significant infrastructure schemes consisting of smaller individual projects to multi-million-pound regeneration schemes.

Although we’re happy to consider applicants with more or less experience, you’ll ideally have qualifications, experience or skills in the following areas:

• Problem-solving skills particularly involving solutions to problems within the highway, drainage, civil engineering, and utility engineering sectors.

• Infrastructure design skills including:-

• Conceptual highway scheme evolution;

• Conceptual drainage scheme evolution;

• Involvement in negotiating and securing S104 and S106 agreements with sewerage authorities;

• Interpretation and discharge of planning conditions relating to, drainage, highways and infrastructure works;

• Experience with interpreting records and site information as well as manipulating 3D design software to perform utility clash detection analysis;

• Development of infrastructure design packages from concept through to construction.

• Experience in researching UK Engineering Standard guidelines relating to drainage and highways infrastructure.

• Demonstrative experience with specific software, such as:- Autodesk Civil 3D, MicroDrainage network modelling within industrial, commercial and residential environments, including coordinating with Civil 3D.

Desirable (But Not Essential) Complementary Skills include:

• Temporary Works design experience.

• Experience procuring and managing survey contractors and overseeing activities on site.

• Highways design experience and familiarity with UK design standards and negotiation of S38 and S278 applications.

Joining our team will give you:

• Competitive salary and benefits package with annual salary reviews

• 26 days holiday per year, rising to 31 days with loyalty days, plus bank holidays

• Hybrid working arrangements

• Fantastic training and development culture

• Access to mentoring support from industry experts

• Opportunity to play a key role in exciting and varied projects

• ICE Training Agreement

• Opportunity to be client facing and the chance to get involved with business development and marketing activities

• Fast-tracked career progression for the right candidates

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d be a great fit for our team to , or complete and submit the form below. All applications will be treated in confidence. Waterman is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.

About Waterman Group:

Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing private and public sector clients with sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets.

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