Andrew Firebrace Partnership Careers

The Practice continues to grow with an expanding client base and workload, and we have the following vacancies for permanent positions in our Swaffham Bulbeck office just outside of Cambridge.

The Practice primarily deals with structural and civil engineering new build and alteration projects ranging in value up to £10 million, working with domestic, housing, retail, industrial, educational, commercial, research and pharmaceutical sectors as well as being involved with conservation work to churches, historical houses, both private and publicly owned, and the University of Cambridge.

We are looking to recruit confident and ambitious people who wish to develop their career with us through our professional training schemes and progress to more senior positions in the company.

Graduate Civil Engineer (Permanent position, posted 17.03.22)

  • MSc, or equivalent degree acceptable to Engineering Council for CEng registration
  • 2-4 years’ experience with drainage and highways work, assisting in the preparation of flood risk assessments, drainage strategies, discharging planning conditions, schemes for section 278, 38, 104 and 106 applications and construction stage designs
  • Experience of Autocad and micro drainage essential, experience of Civils 3D and tracking software advantageous
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Car owner with UK driving licence

We operate an in house mentoring scheme preparing candidates toward achieving CEng MICE status with the Institution of Civil Engineers.

AutoCAD Draughtsman (Permanent position, posted 17.03.22)

  • BTEC level 4 qualification or equivalent
  • 6-8 years’ experience producing general arrangement plans reinforcement drawings and detail drawings for structural and civil engineering projects, working under the guidance of a project engineer
  • Experience of 2D AutoCAD essential, Revit experience advantageous
  • Car owner with UK driving licence

We offer a competitive salary for all positions, and a contributory pension scheme (after a qualifying period of employment), together with 23 days leave per year.  If you would like to be considered for one of these positions please send your CV to or call 01223 811572 and ask to speak to one of the directors if you have queries you want to discuss.

Graduate Structural Engineer (Permanent position, updated 12.05.22)

We have successfully recruited a Graduate Structural Engineer but remain interested to hear from anybody interested in joining our structural engineering group.  If you would like to discuss potential employment further, please either email or telephone 01223 811572.

AFP aims to be an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, disability, religious belief, marital status, colour, race or ethnic origins, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.