Civil Design Engineer

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A Civil/Infrastructure Engineer is required by this highly reputable design consultancy based in Central London, who work on a wide variety of buildings projects, often large mixed use new build developments as well as smaller projects.

The Role

  • Responsible directly to the Director for the financial and technical control of the civil engineering aspects of various projects.
  • On larger projects assist the Director in managing financial, technical and resourcing issues.
  • Deliver projects within budget constraints and ensure colleagues and line managers are kept informed of progress.
  • Delegate work to Junior Engineers and Technicians involved on projects.
  • Mentoring colleagues in developing technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Responsible for selected technical issues.
  • The role is client facing therefore, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and represent the company in a professional manner.
  • Check calculations, specifications, drawings and reports produced by others, in accordance with operational procedures.
  • Undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against specifications, and highlight issues to the contractor, client and/or (internal or external) project manager as necessary.
  • Produce engineering supporting reports for planning applications such as Flood Risk Assessment reports, Drainage Strategy reports, Bulk Earthworks reports, Site Viability assessments etc.

What you need to succeed

  • A MEng or BEng in Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrable experience in Civil Engineering within a consultancy environment.
  • Excellent communication and numerical skills.
  • Ability to build excellent relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Experience of working with housing developers is advantageous.
  • Experience in using Auto CAD, Micro drainage and other civil engineering packages to design and detail highway and drainage infrastructure and other civil engineering requirements on residential,¬†commercial and industrial developments.
  • Civils 3D would be an advantage but is not essential.
  • Working knowledge of Highway Authority Sections 38, 116, 117 and 278 and Water Authority sections 104, 116 and 185 agreements.

What’s on offer

  • Flexible working environment
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Birthday off work
  • Health Shield Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension
  • Training and development
  • Sponsorship of professional membership
  • Excellent promotional prospects
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