Design Engineer

Posted 08 September 2023
Salary £45k - 50k per year
LocationMerthyr Tydfil
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePatrick Gray

Job description

Job Title: Design Engineer - Highways Project
Location: South Wales
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per annum (with additional benefits)
Car Allowance: £6,500
Total Earnings Potential: £51,500 - £56,500
Company Pension Scheme
Health and Dental Insurance
Professional Development Opportunities
About Us:
We're a well-respected Civil Engineering contractor with a strong presence in South Wales, known for delivering top-notch infrastructure projects. Our approach emphasizes safety, innovation, and sustainability, and we take pride in making a positive impact on local communities and the environment.
Job Description:
We're on the lookout for an enthusiastic and skilled Design Engineer to join our team and contribute to a major highways project in South Wales. As a Design Engineer, you'll play a vital role in planning and executing this high-profile project, ensuring it meets the highest quality and safety standards.
Key Responsibilities:
Collaborate with the project team to refine and develop design concepts that align with project goals and specifications.
 Use your engineering know-how to create detailed designs, drawings, and specifications for various aspects of the highways project, including roads, bridges, drainage systems, and traffic management.
 Work closely with cross-functional teams, including project managers, construction pros, and stakeholders, to coordinate design activities and tackle design-related challenges.
Conduct rigorous quality reviews and assessments of design documentation, spotting and resolving any issues or discrepancies.
Stay updated on industry trends and cutting-edge design tech, proposing and implementing improvements to enhance project efficiency and sustainability.
Assist in estimating costs and conducting value engineering exercises to optimize project budgets without sacrificing quality.
Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or a related field. Having a Master's degree is a plus.
Chartered Engineer status or actively working towards it.
Proven experience as a Design Engineer in civil infrastructure projects, preferably in highways or transportation.
Proficiency in design software like AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and other relevant tools.
Strong knowledge of industry standards, codes, and regulations.
Exceptional problem-solving skills and keen attention to detail.
Effective communication and teamwork abilities.
A deep commitment to safety and sustainable design practices.
Join our dynamic team and be a part of our success story as we work on this major highway project in South Wales. Apply now to be part of a company that values innovation, safety, and excellence in civil engineering.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Patrick Gray at Carrington West on 02393 876069 for more information