Civil Design Engineer

Posted 19 April 2023
Salary £42.50 - 42.50 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Utilities
Contact NameKent Streek

Job description

Looking for a long term design project? Experienced in Utilities / Power Projects?
My client are a large Power Infrastructure company, looking to increase their workforce with additional Design Staff. This is a long term contract opportunity to work for several years as a contractor.
Working predominately for the connections portfolio, the successful candidate will be responsible for producing civil designs from a scope provided by Project Managers, Customers or the Design Lead, and will include project costings to customer requirements for time, quality and budget.  These schemes could be for both non-contestable and contestable works, adhering to UK Power Networks design standards.
The designer will liaise with the Project Manager, Design lead, electrical designer and PDC, ensuring compliance to design, CDM and relevant standards for both the regulated network solutions for all customers.
·Production of Civil and Structural Designs, that can be constructed in compliance with standards and CDM requirements
·Produce effective designs, which conform to all relevant Codes of Practice and company and industry standards in conjunction with Electrical engineering works
·Oversee and contribute to the production of technical, commercial and contractual documents for procurement of engineering products
·Compliance with design assurance and audit processes
·Work as a Team Player in a dedicated team of Designers and Estimators
·Liaise with the operational teams to ensure a smooth process from initial enquiry through to final connection and business closure
·Ensure designs provide sufficient information about aspects of the design of the structure or its construction or maintenance as will adequately assist clients, the CDM team, other designers and contractors
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
·Educated to degree (BSc in Civil Engineering) level or equivalent
·Qualified to Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer Status with proven relevant experience would be beneficial
·A strong civil / structural engineering background and extensive experience in civil engineering and building works ideally within Utility sector
·Ability to work with external engineering organisations and customers/stakeholders representing UKPN to best effect
·A good understanding of Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations and their application in this role.
·Knowledge of the ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 procedures
·Experience with  financial reporting systems
·Proficient in the use of Microsoft desktop applications, in particular: Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint
·Experience of planning permissions, Experience of site surveying and setting out, Experience of AutoCAD and Bentley software would be beneficial
·Experience of building services
·Experience of: Roadworks, external works including drainage, building reinforced concrete foundations, superstructure including structural steel works, brick block cavity walls, different types of roofing, reinforced concrete structures
·Broad knowledge of power engineering plant and equipment i.e. Transformers, Switchgear, cables, protection schemes