Contract Senior Civil Engineer

Are you looking for a contract role? If you are a Senior Civil Engineer looking for a new opportunity in the contract industry, then this role may be for you!

This is with a medium sized consultancy who is looking to expand their team in Leicester. This is a great opportunity to gain temporary employment, which has the opportunity to lengthen. This is hybrid working.

The role

  • Work within an active and lively Civil Engineering design team responsible for the design of drainage systems, highway layouts, and S278/S38 schemes
  • Be responsible for writing of fee proposals
  • Reviewing of junior team members reports, design and drawing work
  • Co-operate with the Quality Management System (QMS) through undertaking administrative activities
  • Undertake and manage team resource for design work for drainage systems in accordance with Sewers for Adoption, building regulations and the SuDS Manual
  • Undertake and manage team resource for design work for on and off-site highway features, in accordance with the appropriate standards and codes e.g. Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, and Manual for Streets

What you need to succeed

  • 4+ years’ consultancy experience
  • Manage, prepare and control costs/budgets of engineering tasks or projects including a significant task or project
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of legislation, hazards and safe systems of work
  • Understand the principles of sustainable development and apply them in work
  • The ability to communicate new concepts and ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Plan, carry out and record Continuing Professional Development (CPD) necessary to maintain and enhance competence
  • Experience working with local authorities, developers and architects on Civil Engineering aspects of residential, commercial and retirement/care schemes
  • Varied experience working on schemes through the planning process; from pre-app through to condition discharge
  • Civil Engineering project management experience including projects combining drainage, external works and highways elements
  • The ability to manage teams or technical specialisms

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Summary information

  • Location: Leicester
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £40 – £45 per hour
  • Published: May 15, 2024