Civil / Drainage Engineer

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Due to a healthy increase in workload our client is currently looking to appoint a Civil / Drainage Engineer to join their Civils Team in their office in Northampton.

The successful candidate will have a fantastic opportunity to work on a variety of projects spanning residential, commercial, industrial and retail sectors.

Key Features:

  • Leading the civil engineering design on projects in the office from small to large.
  • Design of infrastructure for commercial, retail, residential and education sectors including SuDS drainage systems, build-ups for roads and hard landscaping schemes.
  • Liaison with statutory bodies such as Thames Water, Local Highways Departments, Local Authority SuDS Officers, Environment Agency.
  • Be proficient in the use of relevant technical analysis, design software such as Windes MicroDrainage, Civils 3D / PDS and AutoCAD.
  • Ensure that quality and consistency of technical output (drawings, reports etc) is maintained.
  • Willing to attend design meetings, site meetings and carry out site inspections.
  • Liaise and lead in a professional manner colleagues, clients, contractors and other designers and to offer advice and guidance on matters relating to their work.
  • Work on projects with consideration to the agreed project budgetary limits and timetables.

Required Skills/ Experience:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in civil engineering.
  • Chartered or near Chartered status (MICE).
  • Varied experience in the use of: Sewers for Adoption, 7th Edition; CIRIA SuDS Manual; The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF); DMRB /SHW.
  • Design of roads for Section 38 / 278 works.
  • Design of drainage for S104, S185 and S106 approval.
  • Software experience – Microdrainage, AutoCAD (inc Civils 3D & Vehicle Tracking)
  • Excellent report writing, communication and numerical skills required.

The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients and has a clear vision for innovation.

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