Contract Civil Engineer

We are working with a client that is looking for a Civil Engineer on a contract basis. This opportunity is based in Birmingham and is with a well-respected consultancy. If you are a Civil Engineer with 4+ years’ experience, this opportunity might be for you.

With opportunities to work on a variety of projects in a small team setting where the experienced senior team are directly involved in delivery, and with a series of clear technical workflows to guide you, you will quickly expand your knowledge and areas of responsibility. Their friendly team will help you settle into the role and grow.

What you need to succeed:

  • Recent consultancy experience needed
  • Masters degree in civil and / or structural engineering desirable
  • Chartered or close to chartered with ICE or IStructE.
  • Willingness to understand and engage in multiple technical disciplines;
  • Drive to help the company expand;
  • Ability to communicate openly and clearly with colleagues, clients and third parties;
  • Taking personal responsibility for high quality work delivery and be organised to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Demonstrating a passion for engineering;
  • Comfortable within a hardworking and supportive team environment;
  • Ability to problem solve;
  • Ability to continually learn and develop.

The role:

  • Taking technical ownership of the production of drawings, calculations, reports and design documents produced by self, or coordinating and reviewing work produced by others;
  • Independently using appropriate design / analysis software including CAD;
  • Analyse technical problems, assessing the feasibility of proposed techniques and procedures, and devising new approaches and alternative solutions;
  • Solving engineering problems;
  • Identify and manage risks within your area of responsibility;
  • Supporting other team members in their technical development;
  • Attending site visits to review project constraints and the construction process;
  • Leading and managing delivery of appropriate projects, liaising with clients and third parties;
  • Capable of presenting and discussing technical solutions with technical and non-technical parties;
  • Internal project management including resource planning and financial control;
  • Identifying and responding to project commercial risks and opportunities;
  • Developing fee proposals and project cost estimates;
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing and prospective clients;
  • Investing in personal development;
  • Upholding and assisting with the development and implementation of company policies and procedures;
  • Helping to promote the business and explore business development opportunities

* Required

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 1 MB.
We can only process applications from those who have the right to work in the UK

Summary information

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £40 – £45 per hour
  • Published: June 10, 2024