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Civil Engineer

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35k per year

  • Contact:

    Natasha Jones

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 017

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Do you want to work for a company where you would have the opportunity to work across various disciplines of Civil Engineering and learn new skills? My client provides an incredible range of design and engineering consultancy services to clients who demand exceptional results.
Projects include Ireland's largest hospital, Europe's most complex station development, world-class biomedical research laboratories.
Specialising in complex infrastructure, process and built environments across the full project life cycle, the disciplines range from initial architecture to civil and structural, building services, specialist high voltage and process engineering services, programme management and CDM consultancy, using the latest innovations in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for the most efficient and cost-effective design.
The network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. The team are operating a Hybrid/flexible working policy.
·Company car or cash allowance
·Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
·Life assurance scheme
·25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
·Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
·Family friendly policies
·Employee assistance
·Professional development 
Role Overview
You are expected to have a strong track record in one or, preferably, multiple sectors. You will ideally be working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer with experience of working on a variety of projects. You'll be part of an enthusiastic and committed team of Engineers and Technicians to deliver high quality output on projects.

Key Purpose
· Design and specify all aspects of our Civil Engineering works in accordance with current guidelines, standards, regulations and project deliverables
· Contribute to the development and mentoring of our Early Careers population and the continuous improvement of departmental capabilities
· Champion quality and compliance controls within local teams and projects Responsibilities and Accountabilities Responsibilities
· Produce design deliverables (including drawings, specifications, and reports), site surveys, construction stage duties, client liaison with members of design/construction teams, project management, costing and ensure progress against the project brief
· Check calculations and production of detailed drawings to ensure engineering designs meet appropriate quality and compliance controls, project brief and customer requirements.
· Collaborate closely with multi-disciplinary members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient and buildable solutions.
· Contribute to the preparation of enquiry plans, tender reviews, fee estimate sheets, scopes of work and change controls as required.
· Undertake design of below ground drainage design (Surface and Foul Water) using Micro drainage.
· Undertake ground modelling and design levels using Civil 3D software.
· Design and specify external works for private and adopted schemes.
· Undertake flood risk assessments (Flood Zone 1)
· Apply for and obtain Water/Highways Authorities Agreements (i.e. S104, S106, S38/278).
Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications
· Degree qualified in Civil Engineering (or equivalent).
· Demonstrable experience of delivering projects in at least one sector
· Confident communication and presentation skills with the ability to simplify the explanation of complex ideas.
· An ability to develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders that deliver long term benefits.
· Considerable civil engineering design, technical detailing, and specification writing experience.
· Proficient in the design of below ground foul and surface water drainage using Micro drainage software.
· Be fully conversant with the basics of CIRIA 753 (The SUDS Manual), Sewers for Adoption and other relevant British Standards and Eurocodes with respect to civils design and specification.
· Experience in design and specification of external works including site, earthworks and below ground utilities layouts and levels.
· Proficient in use of Civils 3D and AutoCAD software for site, earthworks and utilities modelling and layout and levels drawings.
· Eligibility to pass criteria for security clearance required to work on sensitive projects.
· Chartered or Incorporated Member of Institution of Civil Engineers (or equivalent).
· Experience of delivering multi-disciplinary projects in several sectors.
· Experience of contributing to bids, proposals and tender submissions.
 · Understanding of commercial elements of projects.
· Experience in the design and specification of industrial process drainage.
· Familiarity with DMRB volumes produced by Highways England