Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Are you a Senior Engineer with experienced in development infrastructure? We have an opportunity for a Chartered/Near Chartered Civil Engineer based in London or looking to relocate to the area for one of the UK’s top engineering consultancies.

Our client works with both public/private sector land promoters and house builders, developers, signature architects, Government, and local authorities. Some of the multi-disciplinary services they deliver that you will help deliver include:

  • Drainage, flood risk and SuDS
  • Civil engineering, highways design and earthworks strategies
  • Utilities, energy planning and coordination

What’s on offer

  • Personal development programme
  • Hybrid / flexible working
  • Private medical insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Inclusive work environment
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave

The role

  • Leading day to day technical delivery of civil engineering consultancy services to support our clients through all stages of the project life-cycle from feasibility and concept design through to planning, detailed design, and construction.
  • Bringing expertise in drainage, SuDS, flood risk, highways, streetscape, earthworks, and utilities to all types of land, property and infrastructure development projects across all sectors and clients.
  • Being active on several varied multi-disciplinary project/client accounts at any given time.
  • You will be supported by a team of experienced and developing technical staff of various grades, to whom you will be expected to provide guidance and support as appropriate.
  • Involvement in high profile client engagement, stakeholder management, design team collaboration (both internal and with other external multidisciplinary professionals), and project management
  • Being responsible for, or actively engaged in, ensuring your projects are delivered within budget, on programme, and to the required quality for technical and legal compliance.

What you need to succeed

  • Knowledge of, and experience in highway design, drainage strategy and design, flood risk assessment and management, utility design and planning as well as a good working knowledge of the Development Industry.
  • A good knowledge of the relevant design codes such as Water UK Sewerage Sector Guidance, Design Manual for Roads & Bridges, Manual for Streets, Local Authority Design Guidance and are well versed in the preparation of drawings for contract documentation and technical approvals.
  • Good written and spoken communication skills and are aware of current and emerging technical and planning guidance on climate change and sustainability.
  • The ability to use or direct and check the use of relevant software including InfoDrainage, Civils 3D and/or PDS.
  • Experience of liaison with clients, co-professionals and design teams, and competence in liaising with highway, water, statutory and local authorities to negotiate the necessary outline and detailed technical approvals and statutory agreements typically relating to development projects.
  • A good knowledge of the relevant legal processes, planning, design, design software, technical consents process, adoption, and contract procedures for the provision of sewers, SuDS, highways and utilities to new developments and regeneration projects and how if, applied effectively, these skills combine to add value to a client’s development proposal.
  • A robust knowledge of the financial and contractual aspects of planning, bidding, and delivering both large and small projects.
  • Postgraduate (or equivalent) experience and are at least nearing Chartership or have equivalent commercial experience and responsibility.
  • An appreciation of hydraulics, hydrology, geotechnics and building structures is desirable as well as an understanding of construction design stages and procedures.
  • The ability to produce infrastructure masterplans, site appraisals, technical reports, design calculations and construction drawings.

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Summary information

  • Location: Farringdon, London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £50,000 – £60,000
  • Published: May 14, 2024