Positions at JNP


Senior Civil Engineer

First Published: July 15, 2021

Position Summary

The role involves delivering the Civil Engineering aspects of Appraisal, Planning and Detail Design of projects for housing, commercial and industrial developments.

This is a career position within a dynamic and skilled business, progression is assured for the right candidate. 

Main Duties:

  • Pre-purchase feasibility studies and resolution of planning conditions including drainage feasibility and highways considerations.
  • Flood risk assessments (flood modelling undertaken by in-house team).
  • Detailed drawings and calculations to technical approval for adoptable highways and drainage to Building Control, NHBC, S278, S38, S104, etc.
  • Preparation of 3D ground models for volume calculations, cut and fill exercises, vertical road profiles, etc.
  • Liaise with clients and external agencies i.e. Environment Agency, Local Highway Authorities, Water Authorities, etc.
  • As appropriate, represent JNP Group at meetings, public exhibitions, planning committees and public inquiries when required, and undertake site inspections.
  • Contribute to project management and control suitable projects.
  • Support the training and professional development of team members.
  • Exercise due care and diligence in all aspects of engineering design and detailing.

Training & Development:

You will be encouraged and given opportunities to work towards a professional qualification commensurate with your academic qualifications.

Your development will set out in a career development plan agreed with your director and actioned though our structured appraisal process.

Education & Learning Experience:

Relevant experience and degree in an appropriate ‘built environment’ discipline and working towards membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers or similar learned society/professional body.

However, applicants with HND/C or significant relevant experience also welcomed.

Technical Skills:

  • Working experience of FRAs, Suds and Pre-Planning Advice.
  • Working experience of drainage and highway design and detailing to S38, S278 and S104 agreements.
  • Working experience of MicroDrainage WinDES, Tuflow (optional), HECRAS (optional).
  • Use of AutoCAD/Autodesk Civil 3D preferred but not essential.
  • Working appreciation of highway and general structures.
  • Use of Microsoft Office software packages i.e. Excel, Word, etc.


  • Enthusiastic and personable attitude.
  • Strong communication skills with clients and team members.
  • Good planning and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage own projects and teams within agreed time scales.

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