Civil Design Engineer

Our client is a Civil Engineering Design Consultancy based in Bournemouth employing around 10 staff and is seeking to expand through organic growth. Typical projects range in value from £1K to £500K.

They have a mixed workload and can offer autonomy, variety and the opportunity to run your own projects, liaise directly with clients, whilst playing a strategic part in our ongoing growth plans. The role offers excellent career prospects.

What’s on offer

  • Hybrid working
  • ICE Chartership support
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Clear progression path
  • Cycle to work scheme

The role

  • Responsible for undertaking supervised design input on a wide variety of civil engineering and building project
  • Undertaking site visits to investigate existing systems to aid evaluation of potential solutions
  • Preparation of proposals for the maintenance and repair of drainage infrastructure such both surface water and wastewater
  • Preparation of cost estimates and project timescales for capital works
  • Contract Management including Contract preparation and administration
  • Undertaking own self development and promoting CPD activities.
  • Predominately office based design using CAD for water related projects
  • Attending site during construction where your designs have been implemented
  • Surveying drainage systems to inform design and CCTV requirements
  • Designing SUDS (soakaways, swales and balancing / attenuation ponds)
  • Hydraulic modelling of surface water drainage networks along with online or offline storage solutions
  • Engineering appraisals of developable land

What you need to succeed

  • Relevant Civil Engineering Qualification, HNC/BTEC or above BSc / MEng
  • Demonstrable hands on experience of AutoCAD 2D
  • Experience in site surveying and setting out
  • Experience in the design process associated with drainage and roads for commercial and residential developments
  • Working towards Professional Membership of ICE, EngTech, IEng or MICE
  • Sector related design software such as WinDes, Tuflow, HEC-RAS and FEH
  • Other industry standard design related software such as TEDDS, S-Frame and CADSRC
  • Experience in infrastructure design; drainage; roads and streets, utilities etc
  • Experience in preparing Flood Risk Assessments
  • A working knowledge of Drainage Design both private and adoptable to Sewers for Adoption 7th Edition and Section 104, 106 and 185 agreements
  • A working knowledge of highway design, Section 38 and 278 agreements
  • Experience in private road and car park design

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Summary information

  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £35,000 – £48,000
  • Published: June 4, 2024