Senior Structural Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Cambridge, UK
  • Salary: £45k - £55k

Our client is an award winning engineering consultancy specialising in structural and civil design. They offer a broad range of services within the construction industry, covering all sectors including commercial, education, industrial, hotel and leisure, medical, residential, restoration, civil and retail.
The Role

  • You will be a senior figure in their infrastructure team delivering projects from initial planning and feasibility through to detailed design and construction phases.
  • The team is based in their Cambridge office but delivers projects for both Cambridge and London offices.
  • Whilst this role is office based there will also be some opportunity to work from home.

What you need to succeed
Civils & Drainage

  • Ground modelling/cut and fill analysis.
  • External level design.
  • Preparation of surface water and SuDS drainage strategies for planning applications.
  • Private and adoptable drainage designs.
  • Foul and surface water flow and network analysis for gravity and pumped systems.
  • Implementation of SUDs designs.
  • Dialogue/negotiation with relevant third-party stakeholders.
  • Drainage consents, approvals and Section 104/106 agreements.
  • Preparation of flood risk assessments would be advantageous.

Highways

  • Looking at all aspects of different junction designs for private and local authority schemes.
  • Horizontal and vertical alignments design.
  • Pavement specification and design.
  • Sign specifications, white lining, swept path analysis and designing for deliveries.
  • Traffic calming schemes.
  • Designing for pedestrians including all types of cycleway and footway enhancements.
  • Preparation of Section 278/38 designs and agreements.

Key Skills

  • Will have led infrastructure design on an extensive range of projects for both technical and non-technical clients.
  • Mentoring and development of other engineers, graduates and technicians on design concepts, engineering theories and best practice.
  • Meeting with clients, key stakeholders and other professionals.
  • Fully conversant with all key UK drainage and highway design standards.
  • Competent use of AutoCAD, Microdrainage, AutoTrack, Civils 3D, PDS sign and line packages as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Be able to prepare a range of civil engineering reports including, but not limited to, drainage strategies, utility reports, technical notes and transport feasibility studies.
  • Preparation of fee proposals and project briefing notes.
  • You will be expected to be involved in business development, seeking opportunities to market the business and develop project opportunities.
  • This is a unique opportunity to help expand our capability to deliver infrastructure projects. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with the senior management to shape this aspect of our business, developing a successful infrastructure capability to deliver projects to the highest standards and levels of accuracy. There will be opportunity for business development and to become and integral member of an exciting and growing business.
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