Infrastructure Engineer (Permanent) - London
Would you like the opportunity to work for an employee owned business that respects a healthy work/life balance and understands the important of supporting each other to achieve the company shared vision?
My client is currently looking for a highly motivated Engineer to join one of the three Infrastructure Teams within their London Office. The client base is predominantly large residential developers, with some industrial and commercial development, and typical projects range from around 50 units up to several thousand dwellings. The team deliver projects from initial feasibility stage, through planning and detail design and to construction stage. The infrastructure division specialises in drainage, highways, and development infrastructure.
·The candidate should possess excellent communication skills.
·A sound technical ability and understanding of relevant documents such as SSG, Building Regulations, DMRB and Ciria C753.
·Experience in working for a consultancy on development schemes is favourable.
·Drive to develop both themselves and others.
·Ability to use MicroDrainage and AutoCad at an advanced level is essential, and an understanding of Civils 3d would be beneficial.
·Experience in pre-planning and planning stage projects as well as a good understanding of detail design and technical approval (S104, S38, S278, etc) is required.
·Provide day to day project management and opportunity to lead the design of multiple schemes across a range of clients.
·Guide and support for junior members of the team, delegate, and check work, ensuring deadlines are met and high-quality drawings and designs are delivered.
·Checking drawing packages and calculations and ensuring they meet the required design standards.
·The opportunity to liaise with clients and stakeholders, preparing of fee proposals, taking responsibility for financial control of projects, and undertaking business development.
·The role will include the following design tasks, some of which you will delegate to junior staff.
oDeveloping Concept and Detailed Drainage Strategies.
oDeveloping Levels Strategies and Earthwork Appraisals.
oProducing Planning Documents such as Flood Risk Assessments/Drainage Technical Notes and Utilities Statements.
oUndertaking Due Diligence reviews to support the purchase of land.
oDetail design and construction drawings.
oSecuring technical approval for S104, S38, S278 etc.
·Based in the London Office + opportunity for some working from home.
·Salary to be reviewed in July annually. (Dependant on individual and company performance)
·Basic working week of 37.5 hours (flexible start/finish times).
·Paid overtime for hours in excess of 37.5 per week or time off in lieu (where required and subject to approval).
·Bonuses - my client are employee owned through an Employee Ownership Trust, the EOT can pay a limited tax-free bonus after 12 months continual service (the EOT element of bonuses are based purely on length of service and salary), we almost always pay one at Christmas and this year paid one in July, but these are discretionary and subject to company and individual performance.
·Auto enrolment (after successful completion of 3 months' probation) into a Group Personal Pension scheme with Scottish Widows into which the employer pays 5% of all earnings (basic + overtime + bonuses) and employees must pay at least 3% gross.
·25 days leave per year plus statutory public holidays, increasing to 26 days after 2 years continual service.
·Salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.
·Membership of You At Work benefits scheme with discounts on gym membership, retail purchases, insurance etc and access to financial advice and private GP appointments online or over the phone.
·Interest-free annual travel season ticket loan.
·Professional subscription paid e.g. ICE.
·Commitment to continued learning and development.
·2-3 fully paid for company-wide social events