Senior Civil Technician

Our team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for our clients. This ethos has led to an expanding workload and the requirement for a CAD Technician, preferably 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.

Benefits for you:

• Competitive salary
• Pension scheme
• Salary Sacrifice Scheme
• Death in Service benefit
• Initial 25 days holiday (3 held for the Christmas period)
• 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 CPD seminars held in-house (with lunch provided)
• Regular social events organised and funded by the company throughout the year
• Free refreshments, including tea, coffee, juice and fresh fruit
• Free on-site parking

Candidates must have detailed design experience and a solid background in highway construction projects and drainage design. They must be able to prepare, review and take responsibility for issuing design drawings and could liaise effectively with clients, other members of the professional team, Local Authorities, and contractors.

Key skills & experience

• Hold an appropriate engineering / CAD qualification.
• 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.
• Familiarity of drainage adoption procedures, including section 106/104, UK Design principles/best practice and standards including Sewers for Adoption and the SuDS Manual
• Good financial and commercial awareness
• Site appraisal and feasibility assessment
• Walking, cycling and public transport audit (WCHAR) and design.
• Servicing / delivery design and management
• Highways design – local authority and private residential / commercial (S38 / 184 / 278)
• Vehicle swept path assessment.
• Utility assessment and impact negotiation (C3 & C4 estimates)
• Flood Risk Assessments and flood compensation assessments
• Drainage design and modelling (S106 / 104)
• Levels and external works design
• Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMP)
• SuDS maintenance plans
• Earthworks modelling

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Summary information

  • Location: Rochdale
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £38k – £44k
  • Published: January 8, 2024