Civil Engineer / Principal Engineer

Posted 20 May 2024
Salary £32k - 55k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNatasha Jones

Job description

Civil Engineer
Would you like to work for a company who care and invest in their staff's development and with a real focus on training and career progression? My client who are based close by to the stunning peak district are currently searching for an experienced Civil Engineer and a Principal Engineer to join their expanding practice in Derby.
My client are a busy Civil, Structural, Highway and Transportation Engineering Consultancy with offices across the Midlands.  The opportunity is for an ambitious and diligent individual to be based in Derby to assist with a wide variety of projects from domestic, industrial, commercial and conservation sectors.
The successful candidate(s) should ideally be working towards their CEng and be familiar with Micro drainage, AutoCAD including Civils' 3D and a good knowledge of Site 3d and PDS would be useful. Although, the company are happy to accept applications for candidates with little no experience in these software's too and will offer full training.
Essential skills include detailed analysis and modelling of drainage, 3D highway design and alignment, including horizontal and vertical alignment detail.  Knowledge of various Council design standards would be advantageous.
Desirable skills include concept design including a working knowledge of drainage design standards and good practice including SuDS.  A sound commercial awareness and be comfortable in a client-facing role.  Ability to mentor junior staff would be advantageous.
Personal attributes to include a diligent approach to project management, the ability to prioritise, with excellent time management skills.  Meticulous attention to detail and effective communication both written and oral are essential.  You will also demonstrate confident team/networking skills.
Core design areas include expertise in detailed drainage design including drainage networking.  Highway design.  FRA's.  Transport assessments.  Detailed knowledge of Section 38, 278, 184, 185, 104, 106.  Cut and fill design and analysis.
Key benefits of the role include an experienced and supportive team (and across the wider business).  GCA's experienced and committed staff offer collaborative support in a wide range of skills and experience which facilitates a "one-stop-shop" solution to client projects. The office is based in Derby with free on site parking, inside safe bike locks and accessible staff showers.
Key personal benefits are flexible working, team orientation/collaborative working, company profit-share bonus and a cohesive atmosphere.  Ambitions to enhance individual career progress is strongly encouraged with professional support and mentoring.