Civil Technician

Our client has an opening for a Civil Technician due to an expanding workload. The ideal candidate must be proficient in the use of Civil 3D, who will enjoy the challenges provided by our diverse range of clients and projects.

The role will be varied and all-encompassing and will include a mix of hands-on highways, drainage and infrastructure design work and providing technical support to other members of the in-house team.

What’s on offer

  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Long service awards including additional days off and cash awards
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Flexi-time working
  • Paid professional membership
  • Study leave
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Cinema Voucher Scheme
  • Interest-free loan for annual travel season ticket
  • Yearly flu vaccine
  • Eye tests paid
  • Regular social events

The role

  • Site appraisal and feasibility assessment
  • SuDS maintenance plans
  • Earthworks modelling
  • Road Restraint Risk Assessment Procedure (RRRAP)
  • Ordinary Watercourse Consent applications
  • CDM risk and mitigation assessment
  • Traffic calming and home zone scheme design
  • Traffic Regulation Orders and Stopping Up Orders
  • Walking, cycling and public transport audit (WCHAR) and design
  • Highways design – local authority and private residential / commercial (S38 / 184 / 278)
  • Vehicle swept path assessment
  • Flood Risk Assessments and flood compensation assessments
  • Drainage design and modelling (S106 / 104)
  • Levels and external works design
  • Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMP)

What you need to succeed

  • Hold an appropriate engineering / CAD qualification
  • Familiarity of drainage adoption procedures, including section 106/104, UK Design principles/best practice and standards including Sewers for Adoption and the SuDS Manual
  • Experience of dealing with clients and other members of the professional team utilising strong communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Good financial and commercial awareness
  • An ability to follow instruction and to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Considerable experience working in a civil engineering design consultancy
  • Technical and computing ability to produce horizontal and vertical highways design and civil engineering design using appropriate software including ideally Civil 3D, AutoTrack and MicroDrainage
  • Strong self-motivation and initiative able to work largely unsupervised taking responsibility for managing the technical approval process
  • Familiarity of highway planning procedures, including Section 38 / 278 Agreements, UK design principles and standards, including MfS and DMRB
  • Knowledge of procedures relating to TROs and Road Safety Audits etc.

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Summary information

  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £35,000 – £45,000
  • Published: May 14, 2024