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Senior Infrastructure Engineer - London (2470) in London at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

Leading the Infrastructure Engineering Design of a diverse range of projects in both UK and abroad, our work covers everything from major urban development such as new cities and city districts, through to airports, stadia, schools and more.

Based in our vibrant office in London, this position brings a fantastic opportunity to work across an exciting portfolio of projects in UK as well as the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

If you are ready to further your career and take on greater responsibility, this role will enhance your skills base and offer fantastic opportunities

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Cities Consulting


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BuroHappold Cities brings together the expertise of world class engineers, economists and consultants to examine cities from a variety of angles, helping our clients understand the challenges they face, and the assets and opportunities their city can capitalize on. Working on a diverse range of projects that cover urban development, infrastructure planning and design, resource management, and programme delivery, our Cities business unit is at the forefront of innovation in the urban environment.

As our infrastructure team takes on more projects, we are now looking to grow and have a number of positions available for Civil Engineers with experience in highways and drainage. Working across some of the most exciting projects in the world - from Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City, Kuwait  to Elephant Park and Battersea Power Station Redevelopment   - we can offer unrivalled career opportunities and the chance to be at the cutting edge of creativity in the built environment.

What will I be doing?

  • Undertake detailed civil engineering design
  • Plan and manage CAD documentation of design work
  • Prepare technical specifications
  • Check and verify junior engineers design and delivery work
  • Manage single and/or multidisciplinary projects in accordance with Buro Happold procedures
  • Monitor job financial performance
  • Prepare technical and financial proposals for provision of professional services
  • Represent Buro Happold at meetings with clients, other professionals and suppliers
  • Ensure senior staff are kept informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the company and the client are achieved
  • Strive to see that service and project work are carried out within agreed deadlines and within budget
  • Ensure senior staff are kept informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the company and the client are achieved
  • Ensuring all relevant BH staff are informed of client matters
  • Contribute as appropriate to planning of project work and resourcing planning of the Infrastructure team
  • Contribute to the planning of the team’s workload

What Will I bring to the role? 

  • Typically a minimum of 7 years' experience in civil infrastructure design on development projects
  • Technical background in drainage, roads, earthworks and utilities co-ordination
  • Experience of communicating technical subjects
  • Experience in working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD Civils 3D 

Desirable Experience:

  • Interdisciplinary working
  • WinDes MicroDrainage
  • Experience of large international multidisciplinary projects
  • Some site experience desirable
  • Presentation skills


  • Bachelors degree (Masters degree preferred)
  • Professional registration (preferrably Chartered status) with a relevant institution

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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