Senior Civil Engineer
Our client is looking for an ambitious Civil Design Engineer to join their successful development engineering team, based in Manchester. Predominantly working for key clients in the housing developer sector.
The successful candidate is likely to have 5+ years' experience in a similar role, with the ability to plan, deliver and manage workload to ensure delivery of multiple design projects to tight deadlines. Applications are welcome from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances.
The client is an award winning multi-disciplinary consultancy providing services across development planning, environment, landscape, and engineering. They have operated independently for over 30 years, now with approximately 60 professional and support staff, including 7 Directors. We have a very welcoming team in Manchester with a supportive and flexible office environment.
Roles & Responsibilities
The role requires a confident and experienced engineer that can take lead responsibility for day-today running of projects, supporting clients and delivering positive outcomes. They will have a central role in the Manchester team - collaborating with staff at all levels, and clients.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities and attributes:
·Bachelors (or Masters) Level Degree in relevant field. Ideally working towards chartered status
·Consultancy experience working in the UK development sector
·5+ years of experience in similar role
·Excellent communicator with ability to answer technical queries from Clients and Contractors
·Strong inter-personal skills and the ability to be confident and pro-active in liaising with clients, local authorities, and wider stakeholders.
·Strong attention to detail and the ability to independently manage time and resource across multiple projects, including managing junior staff.
·An enthusiastic approach to professional work and a 'can-do' attitude
·Proficient with the use of AutoCAD
·Significant Experience of 3d modelling software for Highway Design (preferably PDS)
·High level knowledge and experience in the use of drainage design software (Microdrainage and / or Causeway Flow)
·Solid working knowledge and experience in Sustainable Drainage (SuDS) designs and standards
·Good understanding of the latest sewerage sector guidance and legislation
·Significant experience of progressing technical submissions through to approvals from relevant authorities for inclusion within Section 38, 278 and 104 Agreements.
·Flexible working - we offer all staff options around hybrid working
·Positive work-life balance with a strong team ethic
·Training and Professional Development opportunities - we encourage all staff to continue learning and building knowledge through external training / CPD.