Senior Technician / Infrastructure Engineer Role

We seek a Senior Technician / Infrastructure Engineer looking for an exciting role in a small, expanding Cambridge based civil engineering consultancy.


Civilistix is a small, modern and forward-thinking civil engineering consultancy based in Cambridge which due to an exciting period of growth , is now seeking a Senior Technician / Infrastructure Engineer.

The business is involved with design of all types of civil engineering infrastructure relating to highways and drainage, undertaking pre-planning reports such as flood risk assessments, to detailed design of highway and drainage networks.

We are looking for a candidate who is open minded, has a can-do attitude and has experience carrying out the following key task;


  • Preparation of surface water and SuDS Drainage Strategy reports to support planning applications.
  • Preparation of Flood Risk Assessments
  • Preparation of compliant Private and Adoptable (S104) drainage designs.
  • Good knowledge of SuDS implementation and design for new developments
  • Preparation of compliant Private and Adoptable (S38/S278) highway designs.
  • Confident in dialogue/negotiation with relevant third-party stakeholders typically related to obtaining drainage and highway consents and approvals (such as 104/106/ S38/S278 agreements)
  • Strong Autocad drafting experience in relation to highway and drainage projects, able to turn schemes around in a timely manner.
  • Attending site and design team meetings as necessary to support projects

We are looking for;

The candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a UK consultancy office undertaking a highway and drainage design role.

The candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills with an overarching technical mindset and be comfortable working on projects of all sizes.

The candidate will be expected to be able to check their own work at times and take the lead on planning reports such as Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies, working closely with clients to ensure projects are delivered to their expectations in terms of quality time and budget.

Qualifications/ Software skills

  • Competent and efficient in the use of AutoCAD
  • Competent in the use of all Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Will ideally be qualified to HNC level.
  • Civil 3d experience would be advantageous
  • Hydraulic modelling experience would be advantageous
  • A valid UK driving license

Package / what we offer

  • Salary between £26-32k per annum
  • 25 days paid annual leave plus public bank holidays
  • Flexible working hours to the right candidate
  • One-to-one mentoring from a chartered civil engineering
  • Training and social funding available

Please send your CV as well as a covering letter if applicable to