Civil Technician or Senior Civil Technician

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameTony Hutt

Job description

This is a permanent position within my clients' Civil Engineering team.
Their team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for clients. This ethos has led to an expanding workload and the requirement for a CAD Technician, preferably proficient in the use of Civil 3D, who will enjoy the challenges provided by a diverse range of clients and projects. This position offers the successful applicant exciting opportunities to advance their career across many facets of the profession, opportunities to learn whilst working alongside senior management, and develop in-house expertise.
The role will be varied and all encompassing and will include a mix of hands-on highways, drainage and infrastructure design work and providing technical support to other members of the in-house team.
Candidates must have detailed design experience and a solid background in highway construction projects and drainage design. They must be able to prepare, review and take responsibility for issuing design drawings and have the ability to liaise effectively with clients, other members of the professional team, Local Authorities and contractors.
The position offers an excellent opportunity for a Technician / Senior Technician seeking to develop their career and business acumen and taking on new engineering challenges, right at the heart of a growing, talented, friendly and collaborative team.
Key Skills & Experience:
·Hold an appropriate engineering / CAD qualification
·Considerable experience working in a civil engineering design consultancy
·Technical and computing ability to produce horizontal and vertical highways design and civil engineering design using appropriate software including ideally Civil 3D, AutotTack and MicroDrainage
·Strong self-motivation and initiative able to work largely unsupervised taking responsibility for managing the technical approval process
·Familiarity of highway planning procedures, including Section 38 / 278 Agreements, UK design principles and standards, including MfS and DMRB
·Knowledge of procedures relating to TROs and Road Safety Audits etc.
·Familiarity of drainage adoption procedures, including section 106/104, UK Design principles/best practice and standards including Sewers for Adoption and the SuDS Manual
·Experience of dealing with clients and other members of the professional team utilising strong communication skills both orally and in writing
·Good financial and commercial awareness
·An ability to follow instruction and to work collaboratively as part of a team