Jackson Purdue Lever is a growing practice with an enthusiastic and positive approach to the services that it offers.

Substantial and diverse opportunities exist for our employees to expand their experience, take responsibility and fulfil their career aspirations in a supportive and rewarding environment.

Training and development is provided to aid employees to achieve academic and professional qualifications and maintain continued professional development whilst pursuing a career as a consulting engineer.


Find a career in engineering that’s right for you…

Are you a school leaver?

If you are a school leaver expecting grade C and above in core GCSE subjects and are interested in a career in Civil and Structural Engineering, then please upload your CV.

We offer positions for Trainee AutoCAD Technicians with day release to college and prospects of an exciting career beyond.

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Are you a Graduate Engineer?

Are you on track to achieve a good degree and are ready for the next challenge?

We employ Engineering Graduates and offer training in conjunction with professional bodies and relevant experience to achieve Chartered Engineer status.

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Are you an experienced candidate?

We are always interested to receive CVs from experienced candidates who are looking to reinvigorate their enthusiasm for engineering in a fresh and dynamic environment.

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Available Roles

Senior Civil Engineer

Role: Senior Civil Engineer
Location: Derby, Pride Park
Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: Negotiable


  • Senior Civil/Infrastructure Engineer.
  • Minimum 2:1 BEng or Meng degree in Civil or Structural engineering.
  • Near to or recently achieved chartership with ICE or IStructE.
  • Minimum of 5-6 years relevant experience in civil/infrastructure UK consultancy engineering.
  • Use of own car for site visits and meetings.
  • Must be able to manage own workload efficiently and flexibly to achieve required deadlines whilst maintaining quality.


  • Experience in working on residential developments including the production of and gaining approval for S38, S278 and S104 packages.
  • Experience of structural design of low-rise residential properties, including small apartment blocks, including various forms of sub-structure and load bearing masonry superstructure.
  • Clear understanding of current design standards for both roads and drainage including local authority, national and regulatory guidance and planning policy.
  • Proficient in the use of Causeway PDS and/or Civil 3D and Causeway Flow and/or Microdrainage.


  • Responsible for the design and delivery of multiple projects at various stages from conception through to completion at both a local and national level.
  • Flood Risk Assessment and Drainage Strategy report writing.
  • Cut and Fill ground modelling.
  • Production of Site Appraisals.
  • Regular contact with clients, other design team members and attendance at meetings.

Company Benefits

  • Fully Paid Professional Subscriptions
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Pension payments above government requirement
  • Life assurance
  • Invites to Monthly Work Socials
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Work life balance

Interested? Please email

Graduate Engineer

Role: Graduate Engineer
Location: Derby, Pride Park
Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: In region of £25k

Start Date: By September 2022

Essential requirements:

  • A 2:1(hons) degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

Further attributes we would like you to have:

  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles
  • Knowledge of British Standards / Euro Codes
  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Good team player
  • Ability to work to deadlines and manage time with multiple tasks
  • Keen interest in working towards Chartership

Our Company

We operate nationwide from our office in Pride Park, Derby offering a multi-disciplinary engineering service to the public and private sectors of the property and construction industry. We are searching for a Graduate Engineer to join our enthusiastic, highly motivated and experienced team of engineers.

In return graduates will be offered a structured training programme to fast track their development and progress towards chartership – with the company boasting very high pass rates through the chartership process and several current graduates and recently chartered members of staff to mentor new graduates through the process.

Graduates will also be provided with early career opportunities to manage projects and gain valuable site experience through our temporary works relationships with various national contractors, in addition to working on large exciting structural and infrastructure projects across the UK.

As a multidisciplinary office work is highly varied, with projects ranging from undertaking structural surveys, to hydraulic and structural modelling in steel, masonry, concrete and timber, or meeting clients and contractors on site to discuss engineering concepts and solutions. This varied experience creates a well rounded experience allowing graduates to communicate confidently with clients and contractors across a wide range of engineering challenges.

Company Benefits

  • Complete on the job training across all engineering disciplines
  • Structured route to Chartership
  • 6 Monthly appraisals and progress reviews
  • Fully Paid Professional Subscriptions
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Pension payments above government requirement
  • Life assurance
  • Invites to Monthly Work Socials
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Work life balance

Interested? Please email your CV and covering letter to