Civil Design Engineer (Infrastructure/Drainage)

The Company:

They specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While they are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, they provide much more than that. They create an unshakable foundation for progress because their multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why they believe diversity is their greatest strength.

They believe that the way they work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That colouring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, they believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

The Role:

  • To manage project delivery, technical requirements, understand scope of works, cost planning and agree deliverables, i.e. report, specifications and drawings scope for all projects within the Civils team.
  • Monitor resource relative to each project monthly allowable fee expenditure, defining monthly Civil 3D/CAD requirements and two-weekly engineering workload forecasts.
  • Carry out engineering concept design to detailed design, tender and contract on site supervision, to completion, ensuring projects are undertaken in accordance with design briefs and that completion deadlines are achieved, via frequent design reviews with engineers.
  • Ensure all design projects and reports within the group are technically compliant, to a consistent quality and standard. Maintain regular ‘in house’ design reviews and checks.
  • Client and design team liaison, assisting in the preparation of fee proposals, financial control of projects when acting as a project manager and undertaking business development.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring your projects are delivered to budget, programme and technical standards and meet QA, CDM and HSE requirements.
  • Define, control and monitor design and construction costs on behalf of the Client.
  • Confident and experienced in providing multi-disciplinary design services to Clients.
  • Experience in business development activities.
  • An understanding of the key opportunities and Clients.
  • Confident, persuasive and conciliatory when dealing with Statutory Authorities and local councils.
  • Effective written and oral communicator with an ability to relate to staff at all levels
  • Implement and manage QA systems and procedures on all projects.
  • Implement Company Health and Safety. Ensure all designs respond to the CDM regulations.
  • Ensure Quality Management System ISO 9001 and 14001 are adhered to.

What you need to succeed:

  • Chartered or Incorporated Civil Engineer (IEng/CEng MICE) or working towards this.
  • Experience in monitoring contract staff or third-party appointments would be desirable.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Extensive experience, especially in designing and managing projects, ideally 5-10 years’ industry experience.
  • Experience in monitoring contract staff or third-party appointments would be desirable.
  • Able to undertake computer modelling, organise and direct the production of Civils 3D and CAD/Revit drawings and correspond effectively with opposite numbers with other disciplines.
  • Skills in project managing on-going jobs with limited supervision are desirable.
  • Good knowledge and use of appropriate project and design analysis software.
  • Personable and a ‘can-do’ attitude with resource management experience.
  • Able to establish rapport and good working relationships within the project team and Clients
  • Some leadership and people management skills and experience preferred.
  • To be able to work as part as a team and collaboratively and co-operatively.

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Summary information

  • Location: Central London, London, UK
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £50k – £60K
  • Published: March 30, 2022