Civil / Structural Design Engineer

Our client is one of the UK’s largest building contractors and they are looking to recruit an experienced Civil and Structural Design Engineer to join their team on a part time 12-month fixed term hybrid contract.

If you are someone who can work autonomously whilst meeting key project requirements as of part of a wider project team this could perfect for you. You will need to be structured, diligent and a critical thinker capable of managing external design teams and project stakeholders.

The Role

  • The ideal candidate will be capable of managing external design teams including relevant civil and structural designers to provide best value solutions for one of our key customers.
  • Managing the relevant civil, structural and highways subcontract packages including design cost and programme.
  • Co-ordination of the relevant design disciplines to ensure information is received in a timely manner.
  • Management and co-ordination of relevant site surveys and investigations including liaison with design teams and supply chain partners.
  • Recommending cost effective design and construction solutions.
  • Integrating into the wider project team and adopting a collaborative approach
  • Inputting into monthly design reports.
  • The successful candidate will sit within our clients dedicated bid team and will review, interrogate and co-ordinate design to ensure optimum design solutions are developed.
  • Management, review, and co-ordination of all civil, structural, & highways designs on the project.

What you need to succeed

  • Previous experience on construction and infrastructure projects in a civil and structural capacity.
  • Able to work autonomously whilst also being integrated into a larger team.
  • Capable of managing multiple design team partners to achieve a common objective.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, MicroStation.
  • Previous experience with highways designs, section 278.
  • Previous experience in cost plan development for civil and structural works.
  • Experience in the rail or light rail sector.
  • Highways/Structural Highways experience.
  • Capable of analysing and critiquing designs and offering alternative solutions.

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Summary information

  • Location: Manchester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £45ph – £65ph Outside IR35
  • Published: June 13, 2024