Engineer (Development Infrastructure)
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom

Job reference: 001008

Location: Ipswich, England, United Kingdom

Closing date: 31/08/2021

Employment type: Permanent Full-time

Division: Infrastructure

Hours per week: up to 37.5 hours (part time applications welcomed)

Contract Duration: Not specified

What’s your role in Society?
We are currently looking for a talented and motivated Engineer to join our Civil Engineering Infrastructure team in Ipswich working on projects across a range of civil engineering sectors.   

What does the role involve? 
You will carry out the design of Civil Engineering schemes including roads and drainage design, inspections, surveys, reports, calculations, drawings, contract administration along with job management.

The team undertakes an interesting and wide variety of work including design of adoptable infrastructure and property development for private and commercial clients, pre-planning flood risk and drainage strategies. 

To be successful in this role you’ll possess:
•    An HNC/D or degree in Civil Engineering.
•    Experience working on highways and drainage design.
•    Experience working on residential development design.
•    Experience of using technical software packages such as AutoCAD, MicroDrainage and Civil 3D.
•    Knowledge and understanding of basic hydrology/drainage principles.
•    Excellent numerical and verbal/written communication skills.

What’s in it for you?
You’ll be working for a top ten civil engineering firm (recognised by New Civil Engineer, (NCE). You’ll experience an inclusive, friendly and flexible working environment where colleagues are encouraged to grow and develop.  A meaningful job where you’ll help to transform society by being a trusted consultant to our clients. 

If you believe you have the skill set required, are keen to join a business with genuine opportunities for career progression, then we’d love to hear from you.

Let’s transform society together at

More about us …….
Approachable and committed people are the core of our business.  Serving our clients in challenging projects is part of our daily work.  
Sweco plans and designs the sustainable communities and cities of the future. Together with our clients and the collective knowledge of our 17,500 architects, engineers and other specialists, we co-create solutions to address urbanisation, capture the power of digitalisation, and make our societies more sustainable. Sweco is Europe’s leading engineering and architecture consultancy, with sales of approximately SEK 21 billion (EUR 2 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.


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