Senior Civil Engineer

Posted 20 October 2023
Salary Market related
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNatasha Jones

Job description

Do you want to work for a company that invests in you? My client is a well-established, market-leading consultancy offering a 'one-stop' solution for all aspects of development transport assessment and planning, S278/38 highways scheme design, drainage, environmental planning, scheme implementation and ongoing operation. We operate throughout the UK assisting our diverse clientele with a range of interesting projects, from houses to hotels, racetracks to restaurants or schools to sports grounds.
The team are committed to supporting and inspiring each other and due to continued exceptional workloads we are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to join the highways design team in Newcastle.
The successful candidates will work with the existing teams, to contribute to the technical excellence of the company as a whole, whilst building your own workload and Client base. Experience using Drainage software and Drainage Highway Design is required within this role. In return, you will have the opportunity to experience and manage a variety of interesting and diverse projects, supporting personal and professional growth.
Main Duties
·Assist with managing our  Design Team both in terms of existing workload and developing own Client base and workstreams;
·Ensure designs are delivered within programme and within the budget provided;
·Managing resource allocations to ensure team members are fully utilised on the highest priority tasks;
·Work with Milestone's Senior Management Team to assist with projects from other offices and disciplines;
·Ensuring that the requirements of all relevant Authorities and Statutory bodies are incorporated into designs, as appropriate;
·Undertaking and checking / authorising design information and reports providing effective feedback;
·Ensuring that all designs are prepared in accordance with MCHW, DMRB and/or local design guidance;
·Encouraging innovation and continuous improvement within the team and displaying sound independent judgement, and;
·Complying with relevant Health & Safety legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations and adopting a pro-active risk management / mitigation approach.
·Competitive Salary, dependent on experience
·Company pension
·Competitive holiday package
·Annual and on-the-spot bonuses
·Healthcare cash plan
·Flexible working initiatives
·Paid membership to a professional institution (CIHT, ICE, etc)
·Subsidised social activities
·Salary sacrifice car scheme
Essential Requirements
·Experience of working on Section 278 and Section 38 highway design projects;
·Pro-active management skills with confidence to manage teams in accordance with a growing and varied workload;
·Strong technical skills and experience in a range of highway design environments;
·Proven project management of highway projects and delivery to programme and budget;
·Display sound independent judgment;
·Experience with developing, mentoring and supervision of Highway Design staff;
·Robust working knowledge of highways Technical documents within the DMRB;
·Experience managing the development of contract documents in accordance with relevant Highway contracts;
·Experience in highway drainage design and use of MicroDrainage software,
·To be able to work with or advise key clients on technical issues in the highway structures sector at a senior level, and;
·Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Civils 3D CAD package.
Desirable Requirements
·Experience in the provision of cost-estimates,
·Member of a relevant Charted Institute,
·Hold a valid UK driving license
Salary: From £45,000.00 - £55,000.00 per annum.
·Additional leave
·Company events
·Company pension
·Cycle to work scheme
·Free parking
·Life insurance
·Private dental insurance
·Private medical insurance
·Profit sharing