Civil Engineer Jobs

Civil engineer jobs design and supervise the construction of roads, buildings, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, water supply and sewage systems. Civil engineer jobs must consider many factors in the design process, from the construction costs and expected lifetime of a project to government regulations and potential environmental hazards such as earthquakes.

Civil engineer jobs are considered one of the oldest engineering disciplines, encompasses many specialties. The major Civil engineer jobs specialties are structural, water resources, construction, environmental, transportation and geotechnical engineering. Many civil engineer jobs hold supervisory or administrative positions, from supervisor of a construction site to city engineer. Others may work in design, construction, research and teaching. Due to the nature of the work there are many opportunities for civil engineers to gain employment with local governments and essential services providers.

Civil Engineer Responsibilities:

Depending on whether you are a contractor or a consultant, work activities can include:

  • undertaking technical and feasibility studies including site investigations
  • using a range of computer software for developing detailed designs
  • undertaking complex calculations
  • liaising with clients and a variety of professionals including architects and subcontractors
  • compiling job specs and supervising tendering procedures
  • resolving design and development problems
  • managing budgets and project resources
  • scheduling material and equipment purchases and deliveries
  • making sure the project complies with legal requirements, especially health and safety
  • assessing the sustainability and environmental impact of projects
  • ensuring projects run smoothly and structures are completed within budget and on time


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  1. Catering Engineer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £34000 to £36000 p/a

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    On behalf of our client, Stafffinders are currently recruiting for an experienced Catering Engineer to work in a mobile role in Edinburgh and surrounding areas.
    Required -
    1. Electrical background
    2. COMCAT 1,3 & 5
    3. Full clean drivers Licence
    This is a permanent position.
    This vacancy has been advertised on ...

  2. CNC Machinist

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: £13.00 p/h

    Category: CNC Machinist

    Stafffinders are currently looking for a CNC Machinist to join a local client based in Paisley on an ongoing temporary basis.
    The role will involve -
    - To set and operate machines for production work.
    - To operate machines.
    - To ensure that the quality expectations, as per drawing and planning are achieved.
    - Ensure ...

  3. CNC Programmer

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: CNC Programmer

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for an CNC Programmer for a family business based in Paisley on a permanent basis.
    This role will involve -
    To operate and programme CNC Machines with Heidenhain Controls
    CNC Milling
    Work to customers drawings and specifications
    Ability to use a variety of measuring equipment
    Used to ...

  4. Space Planner/Move Manager

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £30000 to £40000 p/a

    Category: Project Manager

    Due to continued growth, our client, are looking to recruit a Space Planner/Manager for their Glasgow site.
    Our client are a market leader who deliver a comprehensive range of office design, space planning, relocation, furniture supply and facility upgrade services.
    Key Responsibilities:
    • Manage furniture installations team & design team• Project ...

  5. Estimator

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: £28000 to £32000 p/a

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    Due to continued growth our client have an opening for an experienced Sales Estimator, where you will be based out of one of their offices within the West of Scotland.
    Ideally you will have around 5 years' experience within manufacturing along with proven sales negotiation experience.
    The job purpose is ...

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