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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Email the Engineering Division at engineering@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  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.
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  2. 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 ...

  3. Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

    Location: Irvine

    Salary: £34000 to £34000 p/a

    Category: Mechanical

    I currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to be part of a growing manufacturing organisation based in North Ayrshire.
    Our clients operate a strong manufacturing process, producing goods to extremely specific requirements for both UK and International customers. 
    We are looking for someone who has ...

  4. Senior Civil Engineer

    Location: Falkirk

    Salary: £33000 to £40000 p/a

    Category: Civil Engineer

    Due to continued growth and success, our client would like to add to their engineering team in Grangemouth with a Senior Civils Engineer.
    Ideally you will be Chartered or Incorporated Civil Engineer with Roads and Drainage experience.
    You will be expected to provide clients with complete design & consultancy services developing ...

  5. Electrical Maintenance Technician

    Location: Grangemouth

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Environmental

    Our client is seeking an experienced Maintenance Technician to assist in the operation and maintenance of the Electrical, Mechanical and Instrument assets associated with the water supply, water treatment, cooling water & waste water treatment plants.
    You will be expected to implement planned maintenance tasks as produced by the MMM System ...