Infrastructure Engineer

Posted 20 March 2024
Salary £32k - 45k per year
LocationGreater London
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNatasha Jones

Job description

Do you have 2-5 years experience in an infrastructure design team and is it time for a new challenge? My client are a medium sized consultancy who specialise in transport planning, infrastructure design and flood risk for the development sector.
They are seeking  to grow their busy infrastructure team with the appointment of an engineer to  assist with both flood risk assessment (FRA), drainage and highway design capabilities.  
The team are working on a wide variety of interesting projects ranging from small residential schemes to new film production studios and garden village new  settlements. The ideal candidate will have anything between 2-5 years experience, having worked primarily in the consultancy side of the industry on behalf of private developers, and ideally  being proficient in the use of relevant drainage and 3D software.  
Your workload will be varied, working under instruction from our principal engineers and supporting them in preparing reporting (FRA's), SUDS strategies and drainage designs on some projects , and then S278 highway design and S38 designs on others.
The role would therefore suit someone who is yet to have decided to focus on one aspect of engineering but keen to learn and develop their skills in all areas.
Specific requirements are as follows, though we would be willing to speak to candidates who have different levels of experience in each.
·Carrying out desktop flood risk assessments on sites varying in size across all flood zones,
·Producing surface and foul water drainage strategies and drawings, including SuDS strategies,
·Preparing flood risk assessment and drainage strategy reports,
·Undertake hydraulic drainage modelling using Infodrainage/Site 3D/Civils 3D,
·Preparing responses to comments from the local planning authority/LLFA/highway authorities/RSA Teams etc,
·Undertake detailed design of below ground drainage, including production of drawings,
·Project manage some projects and/or assist the project manager to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget,
·Liaison with design team and stakeholders,
·Obtaining data such as Ordnance Survey, topographical surveys, statutory undertaker information, public sewer records etc,
·Making applications such as pre-application enquiries, S104/S106, EA consents, S278/S38 Etc.
·Attendance at meetings (online and in person) with clients, contractors, and wider design team,
·Undertaking site visits.
·S278/S38 highway design. Undertake the feasibility, preliminary and detailed design of highways schemes to MfS, DMRB and local authority standards using AutoCAD software
·Production of 2d CAD drawings and 3D models
·Production of original written drainage strategy reports and flood risk assessments,
·Design of below ground drainage (surface and foul) for highways, commercial, retail, residential and industrial sectors including SuDS, to relevant standards,
·Proficient in the use of relevant design software: AutoCAD, Civils 3D and/or Site 3D, Microdrainage and/or Infodrainage,
·Time management and ability to work on more than one project simultaneously,
·Awareness and understanding of relevant policies and guidance for drainage and SuDS, Highways
·Awareness and understanding of health and safety,
·Experience in a range of sectors (commercial, residential, industrial, public realm etc),
·Good communication skills, including written and spoken English,
·Good analytical, numerical and IT skills.
·Knowledge of MfS and DMRB design standards
·Experienced in geometric designs for highway and road infrastructure such as junctions, roundabouts, footways/cycle lanes, car parks, etc. to relevant standards,
·Experienced in 3D modelling using Civil3D and/or Site3D or similar software,
·Experience in undertaking Vehicle swept path analysis,
·At least a basic understanding of traffic assessment and various paving designs, including permeable paving