Associate/senior chartered civil engineer

Location: Manchester, England 

If you’re a senior civil engineer who’s driven to find cutting-edge solutions to the biggest issues facing the built environment, renaissance could be the perfect place to take the next step in your career. 

We’re seeking a Senior or Associate level chartered engineer to help us meet a growing project portfolio.  

About renaissance: 

Based in the heart of Manchester, renaissance is not just another engineering firm. We champion the practice of considered engineering, leading on engineering innovation, and driving forward with a commitment to sustainable, efficient, and elegant designs. Our ethos is deeply rooted in teamwork, diversity, and excellence. We’re not only invested in designing efficient engineering solutions; we’re committed to reducing carbon, promoting biodiversity, and paving the way for a greener future. 

The opportunity: 

Refine and evolve the practice of civil engineering as an associate or senior chartered civil engineer at renaissance.  

We’re looking for a visionary leader, one who is poised to steer a dynamic team of civil engineers, guiding them through projects that vary widely in scale but consistently echo our commitment to considered engineering solutions and sustainability. 

Key responsibilities: 

Strategic leadership: Collaborate closely with directors and associates, anchoring the delivery of a diverse range of projects. 

Team management: Mentor, coach, and manage a dedicated hub comprising 3-5 civil engineers of varied experience. Cultivate a culture of growth, collaboration, and excellence. 

Technical delivery: Ensure impeccable project delivery, leaning on the expertise of your hub and the wider renaissance team. 

Financial performance: Take charge of the financial aspects of projects, ensuring they meet the gold standard of efficiency and profitability. 

Business growth: Cultivate client relationships, ensuring repeat business and exploring avenues for future projects. 

Technical leadership: Act as the guiding star for your civil engineering colleagues and the broader renaissance team. 

Technical skill set: 

Software savvy: Mastery in Civils 3D, integrating drainage modelling software, vertical and horizontal vehicle tracking. 

Drainage networks: Expertise in modelling complex drainage networks using InfoDrainage and MicroDrainage, emphasising SuDS. 

Regulatory knowledge: A robust understanding of National and Local Planning Policy, and expertise in drafting Flood Risk Assessments and Strategic Drainage reports. 

Design acumen: Knowledge and application of current UK design standards and an active role in drainage and highway sectional works with relevant authorities. 

External works design: Expertise in designing paved and asphalt surfaces, earthwork specifications, and industrial concrete slabs. 

Previous experience: 

Project leadership: Proven experience leading civil engineering projects across diverse sectors. 

Client relationship: A track record of cultivating and sustaining fruitful client relationships. 

Why renaissance? 

Engage with projects that push the boundaries of what’s possible in civil engineering. 

Work in an environment where every voice counts, every idea is celebrated, and every individual is a vital cog in the wheel. 

Join us on our journey in creating a sustainable future, where designs enhance biodiversity and reduce carbon footprints. 


For the seasoned engineer looking to carve a niche, to leave a legacy, and to sculpt the future of civil engineering, renaissance will empower you to do it all. 

We want you to be a part of our vision for the future and to help us create the change needed for a more sustainable built environment. 

Apply now.