Senior Civil Engineer

Posted 27 March 2024
Salary £35k - 45k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Senior Civil Engineer
Our client is looking for an experienced Senior Engineer to join their team in Hove, and support their Marine and Civil Engineering teams who are currently engaged in newly secured work in the ports, highways, flood defence, energy and heritage sectors.
As the largest Civil, Structural & Marine consultancy in the South East, our client has a varied project portfolio that extends across the residential and commercial, public, industrial, and marine sectors. They can assist and support a Chartership qualification under the approved ICE training Scheme and are based just a few minutes from the centre of Brighton,close to the beach with excellent transport links around the city.
The opportunity:
- 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, rising with service.
- 1 Friday off per four weeks outside of the standard holiday allowance
- Healthcare plan
- Inclusive, friendly team culture and office environment
- Hybrid working opportunities
- Ride to Work scheme
- Bike storage facilities
- Showering facilities
- Established training ethos
- Support toward Chartership
- Opportunity to get involved in  community initiatives and charity technical work
You will be responsible for:
- Carrying out design of Civil Engineering structures
- Managing small to medium design projects from inception through to completion
- Ensuring project related documentation is compliant with Business Management systems, processes, and procedures
- Mentoring junior Engineers and graduates
- Liaising with Directors and clients on project issues
- Leading in development of fee proposals for small to medium works
- Managing projects to keep within timescale, budget constraints and to meet quality expectations
- Preparing monthly reports and fee forecasts
Skills and Experience:
- 7+ years of Engineering experience
- Chartership or near Chartership
- Full clean UK driving license
- Broad engineering knowledge
- Strong attention to detail
- High level of personal efficiency, time management skills and the ability to prioritise competing demands
- Structural design experience and knowledge of relevant design standards
- Ability to write quality reports
- Ability to lead/coordinate delivery of design drawings to clients
- Experience in, or willingness to take on, team leadership and mentoring junior Engineers
- Good all-round technical design expertise using British, European and International standards
- Experience of managing and leading inspection work
- Experience administering construction projects
- Managing larger design projects
- Managing resources and budgets
- Specific marine/coastal/maritime/diving experience
- Specific experience in the energy, bridge and historic conservation sectors
- Experience in people management processes such as performance management reviews, absence and capability concerns (with support from HR)

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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