Junior Engineering Technician

Posted 27 March 2024
Salary £23k - 28k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Junior Engineering Technician
Job Overview:
The position combines both site and office work, with a roughly 50/50 weekly split. It involves traveling and working alongside our existing team throughout the UK. Our team conducts evaluations of existing structures, ensures compliance with environmental standards set by local and national authorities, and recommends risk mitigation measures and design solutions.
Key Responsibilities:
·Drafting: Use AutoCAD software to draft drawings, either from site visits or to aid in planning applications and construction, including site layouts and detailed illustrations.
·Reporting: Write comprehensive reports about site visit findings, compliance with government regulations, and industry insights, especially within the anaerobic digestion, waste, and composting sectors. Recommend remedial actions based on these findings.
·Site Visits: Frequent site visits, at least once a week, within Norfolk and across the UK, with potential stays in locations as distant as Cornwall or Edinburgh. These visits may require overnight stays, sometimes extending to a week.
·Surveys: Conduct various surveys including topographical, utilities, drainage, ground penetrating radar (GPR), measured, drone, and visual assessments.
·Client Interaction: Regularly communicate with clients, whether in person, by phone, MS Teams calls, or email.
·Team Collaboration: Work as part of a tight-knit renewables and projects team, collaborating on projects within the team, the broader company, and with external clients.
·Ad-Hoc Assistance: Provide support within the team on diverse projects, assisting with drawing work or site visits as necessary.
This role is dynamic and will adapt as the employee flourishes. Comprehensive in-house training is provided, with additional external qualifications facilitated by the company when necessary. While no specific experience is necessary due to the specialised expertise of the role, candidates with engineering backgrounds or qualifications will be favoured.
Desired Qualities of the Ideal Candidate:
·Punctual: Ensure timely arrivals for site jobs, which often demand early starts.
·Confident: Capable of liaising with clients, consultants, and authorities both on-site and in the office.
·Diligent: Prepared for extended workdays, managing substantial equipment in various weather conditions.
·Team Player: Collaborates seamlessly with colleagues of diverse skill sets.
·Flexible: Open to extended trips away from home, occasionally on short notice.
·Organised: Manages site visits, equipment, travel logistics, and ensures adherence to project timelines.
·Driving: While not required, the possession of a full UK driving license and/or ability to drive and is preferred for solo site visits or shared driving during long trips.

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 Eve Armstrong at Carrington West on 023 9387 6062 for more information.
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