30+ days ago


Location: Birmingham


At Ridge and Partners, we offer client care and advice that very few, if any can match. The Civil Engineering team fully embrace this philosophy by providing a comprehensive range of civil engineering design, procurement, coordination and project management services to support clients through the whole project life cycle; offering a full multi-disciplinary service or standalone specialist technical services.


The Civil Engineering team at Ridge & Partners spans multiple office locations in the UK and has a wealth of experience working in a broad range of applications for both private and public sector clients.  Here at our Birmingham office we house a large range of disciplines supporting property and construction activities and as part of the Civil Engineering team you will help to deliver a wide range of civil engineering services under the direction of the Team Manager.

  • Production of Civil Engineering work packages relating to medium to large predominantly private development projects from initial concept through to completion
  • Production of flood risk assessments (FRA’s), Drainage strategies and calculations for planning and other statutory consents
  • Working closely with other disciplines on Multi-discipline projects
  • Representing the company at external meetings with clients, contractors and fellow professionals
  • Be responsible for delivering work to a fee and to timescales agreed with a Project Manager
  • Project profitability (monitoring / planning of costs and budgets)
  • Prepare client / project proposals
  • Assist in agreeing fee proposals and negotiating variations where necessary
  • Build project teams from internal and external resources
  • Procure project resources / specialist outworks
  • Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals
  • Undertaking work packages for other Ridge offices when required

  • Post-graduate experience in a similar role, ideally within a private practice working on predominantly private developments
  • Experience in drainage layout and modelling (foul and surface water) and private roadway design
  • Good working knowledge of Microdrainage or comparable drainage design software
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3d or comparable civil engineering software
  • Ability to produce complete packages of work including calculations and drawings
  • Ability to distribute tasks and manage output of junior / technical staff
  • Competent in the design of external works for private sites including vertical and horizontal setting out in accordance with the Building Regulations, British Standards and local authority requirements
  • Familiarity with Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its application within civil engineering
  • Good understanding of section 38, 278 (Highways Act) and section 104, 106 and 185 (Water industry Act) agreements beneficial

What's in it for you?


At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

  • 25 days holiday and study leave
  • Car allowance 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension: Standard 6% Ridge Contribution
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Huge potential for progression and promotion