Infrastructure Design Engineer
Akton are currently working with a leading structural and civil engineering consultancy practice who are seeking an enthusiastic experienced Infrastructure Design Engineer to join their multi-disciplinary practice in Northamptonshire to work with a variety of clients in, the Midlands and the Home Counties.
They are a forward-thinking company who embrace using BIM in their designs. The suitable candidate will need to embrace technology and will look to develop the role utilising BIM and want to progress themselves within the company.
The successful candidate will join the Civil Engineering team to provide highways, drainage and external works design on a wide range of projects, including both new build and refurbishment projects for public and private sectors.
The successful candidate will also be proactive and have the ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team. The company has a flexible working environment where you will manage your own workload. They must be able to represent the company with confidence and show a commitment to providing the level of care and attention needed to meet the high standards required and establish and nurture relationships with Clients and other members of the wider team.
The role includes:
- Liaison with clients, interface with project teams, and contract implementation.
- Carrying out detailed design of roads, drainage and external works etc. including S38 and S278 highway schemes and S104 drainage schemes together with preparing technical specifications.
- Mentoring more junior engineers in design and best practice to ensure excellence in the design office.
Excellent communication skills are essential: and a good level of computer ability in AutoCAD, Ground Modelling, Flow, WinDes software is required. Civils 3D, Site 3D, Revit skills and knowledge of Flood Risk Assessment or Transport Planning will be an advantage.
A determination to succeed and progress is highly important.
A high level of project management skills will be essential when managing your portfolio of varied projects. You will be given encouragement to offer ideas to improve the company and the opportunity to see them through.
This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual who is looking for a career as opposed to just a job, within a company who are leaders in their field. Salary and benefits are negotiable for the right candidate, together with opportunities for further progression within the company.