Project Civil Engineer

Our client is a leading firm of consulting engineers providing structural, civil, geotechnical, environmental and transportation engineering design services, throughout the UK and overseas.

We have an opportunity for a Project Civil Engineer to assist with the preparation and delivery of civil engineering and infrastructure designs in our clients busy Exeter office.  The successful candidate will work under the direction of a Civil Engineering Associate or Principal Engineer and Project Partner and will be responsible for producing and managing information for our clients and co-professional design team.

What’s on offer

  • Hybrid working
  • Social nights
  • Chartership support
  • Professional membership paid
  • Medical Insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme

The Role

  • Working as part of a team and reporting to a Partner, Associate or Principal Engineer on a daily and weekly basis, you will work on a diverse mixture of Civil Engineering and Infrastructure projects covering residential, retail, commercial and industrial sectors.
  • Undertake surface water drainage design maximising the four pillars of SuDS design in cooperation with all team members.
  • Undertake foul water drainage design including consideration of pumping station requirements, package treatment plant solutions and nutrient neutrality assessments and solutions.
  • Developing levels strategies considering cut and fill optimisation and spacial planning.
  • Developing external works packages in collaboration with Urban Designers and considering long sections, cross sections, and pavement design.
  • Developing flood risk and surface water strategies for sites with complex flood risk exposure from pre-acquisition/due diligence through planning and to delivery.
  • Preparing Flood Risk Assessments, Flood Evacuation Plans and Drainage Strategies Technical Notes and/or Reports for Pre-App or Planning Applications as required.
  • Liaising and consulting with external parties including statutory authorities, water companies and utilities companies as required.
  • Procuring and managing subcontractors and subconsultants for CCTV Drain surveys, topographical surveys and detailed flood modelling.
  • Assist in the risk assessment of design in accordance with CDM Regulations, and the production of project specifications and method statements.
  • Undertake site visits and surveys and subsequently preparing reports.
  • Preparing Engineering models, Designs, Drawings, Reports and Specifications.

What you need to succeed

  • Competent in using AutoCAD preferably experience with Civil 3D and InfoDrainage.
  • Able to demonstrate creativity and innovation in design of civil engineering solutions across highways and drainage design in accordance with all relevant Codes of Practice.
  • Knowledge and experience of the application of the CDM Regulations.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of the professional risks carried by the practice and the actions necessary to satisfy the terms of our appointments, warranties, and insurances.
  • A good working knowledge and experience of the principles and application of all relevant regulations and guidance including, but not limited to the most up-to-date versions of Manual for Streets, Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Sewers for Adoption.

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Summary information

  • Location: Exeter
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £35,000 – £45,000
  • Published: June 12, 2024