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Associate or Principal Civil Engineer Bristol, UK

Office Location: Bristol

Salary: Competitive basic, comprehensive benefits package

Discipline team: Civil & Structural Engineering


Job Description

Due to our on-going success SLR is seeking to recruit an experienced civil engineer (preferably chartered) to support engineering projects based in the south-west – working closely with our engineering team located in our Bradford on Avon office.

The successful candidate will be required to project manage civil and environmental engineering projects from feasibility through the design, tender and construction phases to final handover. Typical current projects include requirements for the design and construction of commercial buildings, roads, drainage and general infrastructure.

The role requires a working knowledge of engineering design (reinforced concrete, steel, earthworks, drainage and external works design), programme management, engineering contracts (ICE7th, NEC3, FIDIC), together with experience of the tender process and management of construction projects.

As well as playing a key role in a range of civil and environmental engineering projects throughout the south-west, you will have the opportunity to manage staff, projects and develop client relationships. The successful candidate would be joining an employee owned, highly successful, multidisciplinary consultancy with an established environmental engineering presence in the UK.

Applications are sought from candidates who can demonstrate a strong background in Civil Engineering consultancy, ideally with expertise in managing engineering projects in a commercial consultancy environment.


  • Managing / overseeing projects, advising clients on engineering projects such as general infrastructure throughout the south-west and across the UK;
  • High level report writing and technical review of work;
  • Supervision / mentoring of engineering staff;
  • Liaising with other professionals in other UK offices;
  • Seeking opportunities through coordinated business development to expand the civil & structural engineering services and capabilities.

Person Specification


  • Chartered (or working towards) Civil Engineer with demonstrable consultancy/commercial experience inc project/team/budget management
  • General understanding of Civil engineering principles and working engineering design knowledge; along with strong numerical skills
  • Strong BD capabilities and able to identify and pursue markets and opportunities to help lead growth/expansion
  • Minimum 2:1 or higher Bachelors degree and relevant MSc

Applications and Enquiries

SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request.

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