Civil Engineer

Due to company growth and growing customer demand, McAndrew Martin Ltd are looking for an innovative Civil Engineer to design, develop and construct a variety of projects across the built environment from conception through to completion.


  • Manage, design, develop, create and maintain small-scale through to large-scale construction projects in a safe, timely and sustainable manner
  • Conduct on site investigations and analyse data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other)
  • Carry out technical and feasibility studies and draw up designs that satisfy technical specifications
  • Assess potential risks, materials and costs
  • Provide advice and resolve creatively any emerging problems/deficiencies
  • Oversee and mentor staff and liaise with a variety of stakeholders
  • Hand over the resulting structures and services for use
  • Monitor progress and compile reports on project status
  • Manage budget and purchase of equipment/materials
  • Comply with guidelines and regulations including permits, safety etc and deliver technical files and other technical documentation as required

Requirements and skills

  • Proven knowledge and experience in civil engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualisations software such as AutoCAD, REVIT or similar
  • Proficiency in site layout, grading, utility design, erosion control, regulatory approvals etc.
  • Project management and supervision skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Member of a recognised body (e.g. ICE)
  • BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or similar


Salary band in line with current Market


Based from our Portsmouth Office with National travel.

Senior Building Surveyor

Job Description

McAndrew Martin are currently seeking to recruit a Snr Building Surveyor.

McAndrew Martin’s Building Surveyors are professionally qualified and provide professional advice on property and construction including alterations, refurbishment, renovations, building defects, new buildings and extensions to existing properties including Listed Buildings.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a well-established firm of Chartered Surveyors, Architect and Engineers.

As a business we are able to provide solutions to our client base across the following disciplines: Architectural, Structural Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Building Surveying and Project Management. This provides our client with total in-house designs giving us an advantage over other design consultancies.

Job Tasks:

  • McAndrew Martin’s Building Surveyors predominantly work closely with clients, contractors and Local Planning and Listed Building Consent bodies to ensure the building meets the client’s requirements along with sustainability, safety, and preservation standards.
  • Assist in the delivery of projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.
  • Arrange site investigations, establish the preferred solution, advise on sustainability, manage Health and Safety issues
  • Prepare detailed construction drawings and specifications to enable the client to obtain competitive tender quotations.
  • Prepare a design which meets all the clients’ requirements, including budget and timescale.
  • Our Building Surveyor’s role also includes preparation of detailed plans and advising on the type of construction that may be available to the client, instructing Architects Technicians to prepare detailed plans and help to provide estimates for the work and dealing with Planning Applications, property law, Building Regulations and other legal matters.
  • Attendance at project and design meetings and site visits.
  • Works Sections, advise on materials selection, provide space planning services, advise on furniture / equipment selection.
  • During the works on site, our Building Surveyors will monitor that the works are being carried out as per the agreed design, assist the Clerk of Works / Site Project Manager in monitoring quality on site.
  • Keep all project related documentation in compliance with the Business Management systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Will be asked to undertake Condition Surveys, assess and report on building defects, Schedule of Conditions and undertake Quadrennial building inspections.
  • Communicate project’s critical issues in a timely manner to Directors and clients.
  • Mentor graduates and technicians.
  • Actively engage in CPD to maintain and facilitate personal and career development
  • General office duties as requested by the Directors
  • Encouragement for own continuous professional learning




Experience and Key Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Building Surveying, and RICS Existing Member
  • Demonstrated experience in design and construction projects £1-5M.
  • Good all-round design expertise using British, European, and international standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, building relationships with clients and other design team members
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent time management and general organisation skills
  • Respect for Company Values: Integrity, Service, Trust, Respect and Responsibility

Minimum Requirements:

  • Chartered member of Professional Body
  • SC Clearance will be required so applicants will need to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum of SC level
  • Career motivated, keen to learn and really make your mark within a forward-thinking business
  • Full UK Drive Licence
  • Bring your talent and ambition to McAndrew Martin and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.
  • McAndrew Martin Ltd values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society.
  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK