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Assistant Drainage Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30k - 34k per year

  • Contact:

    Adam Butler

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876016

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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Our client is seeking to recruit an Assistant Engineer to be based in Belfast to support the ongoing expansion of business opportunities in both the public and private development sectors in Northern Ireland (NI) and across the rest of the UK.
Working in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, technicians and other professionals, you will be responsible for the delivery of drainage designs including producing calculations, drawings, reports and specifications to relevant standards.
Your experience should demonstrate the successful design of projects meeting program and budgets targets.  Your communication skills and teamwork should be excellent, and you should be self-motivated and able to support project managers and senior engineers in delivering projects.
The successful candidate will enjoy a varied workload in a sociable office and receive excellent support in their journey towards their professional qualifications.
·Supporting the Project Team in designing schemes for both the public and private sectors;
·Preparing scheme drawings, from feasibility design through to detailed design;
·Utilizing 3-D design packages, including AutoCAD, Civil3D and Micro Drainage (or similar) to undertake drainage designs;
·Production of drainage designs, models and calculations to current design standards including the design of sustainable drainage solutions;
·Ensuring tasks are carried out within agreed timescales and budgets;
·Co-ordinating the drainage design process and integrating with architects and associated highways, environmental, geotechnical and structural engineers;
·Working alongside Clients and stakeholders on technical aspects of projects; and
·Keeping up-to-date with current methods and design guidelines.
Essential Criteria
·Appropriate previous experience of working in this field;
·Ability to act on own initiative and operate in a proactive way;
·Ability to work collaboratively and integrate into multi-disciplinary teams or work independently;
·Stakeholder engagement;
·Proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Civil3D;
·Proficient in the use of hydraulic modelling software such as Micro Drainage;
·Experienced in preparing drawings, reports and specifications; and
·Working towards professional qualifications.
Desirable Criteria
·Experience in the planning process and working with stakeholders e.g. NI Water and DfI Rivers (or equivalent);
·Experience of working on both public and private development projects in a multi-disciplinary team;
·Experience of highways design; and
·Working knowledge of Sewers for Adoption, DMRB and CDM Regulations.
The Individual
·Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills both verbally and in writing;
·Ability to use your initiative and have a desire to improve your technical capabilities;
·A hard working and flexible individual, who is a team player, reliable, proactive and shows initiative whilst working to demanding deadlines;
·Self-motivated and able to work both independently as well as within a multi-disciplinary team;
·Be well organized with good time management skills;
·Supportive approach to less experienced members of the team; and
·Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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