Principal Civil / Infrastructure Engineer

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25 August 2015
Waterman Group plc
Bristol, South West England
Competitive / negotiable

Waterman is a leading engineering and environmental consultancy providing multi-disciplinary services to the property, infrastructure, energy and environmental markets.

Due to an increasing and diverse workload an opportunity has arisen for a Principal infrastructure civil engineer to join Waterman’s Infrastructure & Environment team.  We have a growing portfolio of projects being delivered from Bristol and we are looking to enhance and grow the already established team. 

Core responsibilities of the position include:

  • Provide support to our civils team delivering work of a varied nature, including highways (Section 38 and 278s), drainage, infrastructure / services planning, external works, master planning.
  • Demonstrate excellent managerial and communication skills as project coordination and client liaison will form a significant part of the role.
  • Be capable of building and maintaining client relationships with both new and existing clients.
  • The preparation of Drainage Management Plans, Flood Risk Assessments, Infrastructure and Utility Assessments and other technical reports would be an advantage.
  • Experience in the use of standard engineering software packages including WinDes (MicroDrainage), CSC Tedds, Civils 3D would also be advantageous.
  • Be willing to get involved and add value to other integrated engineering in the Group’s property and environmental urban regeneration projects

Additionally, our Bristol office has a history of delivering Ports and Marine infrastructure projects. Demonstrable experience of working within this sector would be a distinct advantage as Waterman see this as one of the key growth areas over the next few years.

Waterman is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity.


The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years post graduate experience and will have recently achieved or be nearing Chartered status with the MICE and have a background of working with a variety clients ideally in the Southwest market.  The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that has pride in the quality of the service it delivers to its clients, together with a clear vision for innovation. The benefits of the role include a competitive salary according to skills and experience, together with an excellent flexible benefits package. 

How to apply

Confidential applications can be made to Dario Genova, In-House Recruiter, attaching your CV and email to