Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a great opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer to join our team within Vistry Northern Home Counties, at our office in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

Ideally, you will currently be employed as a Senior Engineer who has experience within the house building industry, capable of coordinating all aspects of engineering design and analysis on a variety of projects from planning through the construction phase to adoption. You will manage and report all engineering requirements as per company policies and processes.


We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree (BEng), or, Master’s degree in civil engineering (MEng), or Or equivalent qualifications (HNC/D etc)
  • Experience working within a residential house builder or relevant consultancy
  • In-depth knowledge of the engineering function and its delivery
  • Knowledge or other engineering packages (Geosite, Smart Engineer, Autotrack, Microdrainage, PDS)
  • Understanding of changes to regulations and legislation
  • Strong mathematical and IT ability
  • Able to analyse complex data and critically evaluate plans
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Good understanding of budget management
  • A good communicator/listener


  • Achieved incorporated or chartered status
  • Be a member of Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Civil Engineer looking to progress into a Senior role.

More about the Senior Civil Engineer role…

  • Procure service records and enquiries for new developments, including responsibility for timely payment for new services infrastructure to support build programmes
  • Oversee the design and detailing carried out by externally appointed Consulting Engineer’s responsible for providing designs for new estate roads and sewers, including Section 38, 104 and S278 Agreements within the agreed issue dates.
  • Secure adoption agreements; S38, S104 and S278 to suit the development programme
  • Obtain designs for foundations and where necessary have input into securing structural designs for superstructure components
  • Maintain a continuous process of evaluation of Consultant’s designs to ensure that proposals adhere to best practice in value Engineering
  • Review and undertake coordination of all engineering tender and construction documents.
  • Liaise with other Technical Team members and others as necessary to seek the discharge of building regulations and planning conditions
  • To assist the technical team with all Engineering related work and manage drawing & design issues.
  • Coordinate the delivery of technical information for new and current developments including instructing and managing engineering specialist consultants and dealing with a wide range of technical issues.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Building 7,Caldecotte Lake Business Park, Milton Keynes, MK7 8JU

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