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Associate - Civils

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Natasha Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 017

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Associate Civil Engineer/Director
Do you want to work for a well-established Engineering Consultancy with a continuously growing workload and a team of skilled and highly motivated staff. My client are currently looking for an Associate Civil Engineer/Director to join them on a permanent basis in Southampton (Can be considered for London also)
The successful candidate will supervise, assign, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for performing professional and technical engineering services.  Ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures and performs more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.
Main Duties & Responsibilities: 
§Scoping and preparing fee proposals
§Assisting with business development activity to further enhance, grow and diversify the civil engineering capabilities within the organisation
§Oversee and develop appropriate technical solutions / reports from concept through to implementation stage
§Conduct site inspections / reviews and analyse data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other)
§Assess potential risks, material and cost
§Provide advice and resolve creatively and emerging problems / deficiencies
§Specific additional elements attributable to the respective Discipline
§Monitor progress and compile project status reports
§Manage budgets
§Engaging with and managing the needs of clients and fellow professionals
§Working closely with key stakeholders to deliver solutions which exceed client expectations
§Attending meetings and communicating with clients to establish their needs
§Managing all deliverables to ensure client satisfaction and commercial and technical project success
§Maintaining high technical standards consistent with the project brief
§Ensuring all projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective way
§Identifying key learning points and communicating these across the group and/or the wider business
§Managing project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget
§Manage all technical aspects of the team's project work to ensure they are undertaken in accordance with the Company Management System and Health and Safety Procedures
§Being innovative in changing designs through a knowledge of engineering
§Supporting other senior management within the business with technical development
§Mentoring and providing technical guidance to junior members of the team
§Representing the team externally at conferences and seminars promoting the vision and values of the Company
§At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others in the Company
§At all times work within all Company procedures and protocols
§Undertake other duties as reasonably requested by the Company
Person Specification
Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications: 
§Proven work experience within the field of engineering
§Degree in engineering or similar
§Excellent knowledge of design and visualisation software such as required
§Ability to develop new and existing client relationships as well business development skills to generate new work streams
§Project management and supervision skills
§In-depth knowledge of engineering procedures and standards
§Good awareness of engineering and building design beyond own discipline
§Able to design and deliver engineering solutions on major and/or complex projects
§Strategic thinker with proven experience of developing and implementing creative and successful solutions
§Excellent programme management skills including the ability to handle multiple projects
§Expert in providing project management guidance and direction on multi-disciplinary projects
§Able to understand the balance of engineering priorities on differing projects
§Able to motivate individuals to work collaboratively as a team
§Excellent people management skills and experience of managing staff at all levels
§Encouraging others to deliver elegant, practical and safe engineering solutions
§Able to quickly develop successful client relationships and internal relationships
§Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential
§Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)
§A passion for working with clients and fellow professionals who care about their projects and mentoring the team to achieve these values
Ability to: 
§Demonstrate strong commercial awareness
§Business development skills
§Employ effective communication skills, both verbal, written and by email
§Establish effective relationships with clients and fellow team members
§Work methodically and accurately
§Work well on own initiative and as part of a team
§Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
§Be flexible to meet deadlines
§Remain calm when under pressure
§Have a 'can do' attitude
§Think outside of the box
The Company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the Company's business.