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Senior Civil Design Engineer

  • Location:

    Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Grant Dolan

  • Contact email:

    gdolan@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    GD391B

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    26 Aug 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-07-28

SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER - CIVILS
Northampton,
£50k-£60k Plus Excellent Benefits

Our client, an industry leading consultancy is seeking an experienced Senior Design Engineer to join their Civil Engineering team on a permanent basis at their office based in Northampton.

Main role and duties:

  • Lead a number of engineers and technicians within a design team, being responsible for their management and the efficient and timely delivery of their output.
  • Undertake conceptual and feasibility design, as well as detailed design independently.
  • Undertake and manage thorough checking of technical content of work carried out by others to ensure that deliverables are correct and in accordance with all relevant standards, guidance and regulations.
  • Manage a number of projects at any one time, overseeing the production and delivery within the office.
  • Attending client and design team meetings to convey and relay key issues on technical matters, as well as programme, contractual and commercial matters, with support from colleagues and managers.
  • Responsible for training of others and controlling quality of drawings within the office.
  • Co-ordination with colleges in other offices to ensure consistent standards are provided nationwide.
  • Partake in internal peer reviews and pro-actively encourage knowledge dissemination within the company.
  • Comply with company design, safety, quality, environmental compliance and procedural standards
  • Experience, qualifications and attributes
  • To be an ICE Chartered Engineer, or well on the way to achieving Chartership
  • good experience and understanding of highway and drainage design
  • very familiar with S104, S38, S278 sectional agreements
  • Strong IT knowledge and skills
  • Have a desire to work on a variety of project types and learn new skills to meet the needs of our clients.
  • Have sound technical abilities and confidence, whilst knowing self-limitations.
  • Understand and confidently use a number of civil engineering design software packages independently. These would ideally include Causeway PDS, Civil 3D, MicroDrainage, AutoCAD or similar
  • Must have strong communication skills, being confident to liaise with clients, local authorities, Water Companies, contractors and colleagues alike
  • Be able to motivate and inspire staff within their team and around them.
  • Must be pro-active in self-directed CPD and keep up to date with appropriate standards and regulatory legislation, as well as developing staff within their team.
  • Must hold a full clean driving licence.
Please do apply, alternatively call Akton Recruitment and ask to speak to Grant for more information regarding this outstanding opportunity.
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