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Amec Foster Wheeler Senior / Principal Civil Engineer in Knutsford, United Kingdom

Wood is recruiting a Senior Civil Engineer to join the team in our Knutsford office.

Wood Environment & Infrastructure provides a wide range of environmental and engineering services to both the municipal and industrial markets; especially in utilities, water, wastewater and solid waste management/treatment.

As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our team based in Knutsford. Working within multidisciplinary project design teams, you will contribute to the delivery of the civil engineering design content on a range of challenging projects across our market sectors.

Key Responsibilities

Based in our Knutsford office, you will lead civil engineering input to a portfolio of different projects in the water and waste sectors. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to play an important role in our growing team. Key responsibilities will include delivery and management of design activities. You will also be involved in tenders, proposals and quality management.

Duties will include field investigations, analyses and studies, as well as the development of plans, construction drawings, specifications, design calculations, reports and contract documents. The position will be technically involved in detailed design work, detailed checking of work completed by others, coordination of civil and non-civil designs on multi-disciplinary projects, as well as resolution of design issues during construction.


  • You will be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in civil / structural engineering

  • You will be a Chartered Engineer or working towards chartered status, with membership of an appropriate professional institution

  • You will have experience of building strong customer relationships

  • You will have experience in managing projects from feasibility, conceptual and detailed design through to the construction management phase

  • You will be expected to be flexible, working from various Wood offices

  • You will have a full, clean driving license


  • Experience in working collaboratively to encourage, scope and deliver projects using DfMA/ MMC methodologies and techniques

  • Water or waste sector experience

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Published Position Title: Senior / Principal Civil Engineer

Requisition ID: 2019-34769

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

External Company URL: http://www.amecfw.com/