We are looking for an ambitious and highly capable Senior Civil Engineer to work in the exciting and fast-paced design environment of our Milan office. You will be part of a growing team within a company at the forefront of innovation in the construction industry.

The role:

The ideal candidate would be a good ‘all-rounder’ with a strong civil underground engineering background, and also interest in emerging technologies including BIM.

Technical skills:

  • Strong level of civil design capability including levels, underground drainage, utilities,  pavements and roads, flooding, and earthworks. The successful candidate will need to be able carry out most of this design autonomously for medium building sites and work under supervision for larger projects.
  • Experience engaging with and achieving approvals from Building Control, environment agencies, planning departments, statutory undertakers, and other relevant authorities.
  • Extensive experience with approval processes sewer connections and adoptions, and works in the public highway.  Familiarity with Italian codes and local approval processes in Milanese area.
  • Detailed knowledge of design codes, standards and regulations.  Ideally familiarity with Eurocodes, Italian Standards and Italian Building Regulations.
  • Proficiency in (and enthusiasm for) design and modelling software including AutoCAD, Civil 3D and hydraulic modelling softwares such as MicroDrainage.
  • A good understanding of BIM required. Knowledge of Revit beneficial but not necessary, if the candidate does not have experience with Revit, a willingness to learn is essential. 


Other skills:

  • Enthusiasm to innovate the construction industry to improve sustainability, health and safety, and productivity.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for engineering design and modelling.
  • Willingness to work within a fast-paced collaborative design environment.
  • Highly effective problem-solver who takes an organised and systematic approach to solving design problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with all levels of employees and management within the organisation.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment or independently with self-managed projects.
  • Able to lead engagements with stakeholders including local councils, Building Control, the Environment Agency and utility providers.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficient at using Microsoft Office suite programmes (including Outlook, Word and Excel).


Experience and education:

  • Relevant experience of working in either a design office or directly within the construction industry with exposure to a variety of project sizes, stages and industrious, this typically takes 4 - 6 years to achieve.
  • Have a relevant Civil Engineering degree from a recognised institution (Master’s preferred but not essential).
  • Chartered or currently well progressed towards chartership with a membership organisation.


Benefits include:

  • 9-Day Fortnight (not compressed hours - we give one genuinely free day every fortnight with no change to salary).
  • Paid professional membership.
  • ICE accredited Training and Development Scheme and dedicated mentor for chartership aspirations.
  • Industry competitive salary.
  • Regular performance reviews to help with your career progression.

Please see here for more info about the benefits of working at Bryden Wood.

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