Associate Civil Engineer

SGi Consulting Engineers
Manchester, England
Jan 01, 2022
Jan 27, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
About Us

SGi Consulting Engineers are an independent Civil and Structural consultancy working within the Industrial and logistics development field. Based in the heart of Manchester City Centre, SGi operates in it's high quality modern head office with fully fitted facilities on offer.

With a team of 20 employees and growing rapidly SGi is proud to combine a diverse team which respects all differences in culture, race and religion and equality. SGi continuously strive to create a working environment that reflects its cities and towns around.

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The Role

We are currently looking for a Leader in our Civil Engineering Team in our head office in Manchester City Centre.

The role involves the design of both highways and drainage, the greater emphasis is on the drainage design; as this forms a greater proportion of our day work.

We have extensive benefits which include the following:

  • Pension Contribution
  • Health and Wellbeing Cover
  • Cycle to work scheme, bike storage & onsite changing facilities
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays and 3 days Christmas Holiday
  • Investors In People Standard Accredited
  • CSR Conscious - Currently operating Carbon Neutral with a heavy interest in climate friendlier practices
  • Competitive Salary and annual reviews
  • Training programs / courses

Key Roles & Responsibilities

· Supervising multiple projects, ensuring compliances with standards, time delivery of information and quality of our information is efficiently and effectively working.

· Resource planning for their team (on all projects the team is delivering) and assessing resource requirements from other teams that may be needed.

· Leading and making sure the team is working efficiently and effectively.

· Be willing to assist other teams with resource support when they can, this may mean re-planning less urgent task on their own projects to accommodate more urgent task on other team's projects.

· Attend the resources meetings and make a positive, constructive contribution.

· For each project being delivered by their team, understand the fees, drawdown, basis of appointment and assist with negotiation of services to be provided and overall design responsibility.

· Review and approve their team's timesheets, each week and at month end.

· Review and approve their team's holiday request, ensuring that resource bottle necks are avoided where possible, and annual leave is planned appropriately.

· Ensure regular team meetings are held and all individuals are communicating effectively. Brief teams on tasks ensuring that the correct skills, training and tools are upheld to complete team's tasks and communicate with your line manager any issues.

· Responsible for carrying out appraisals for team, dedicating time to each individual and creating constructive professional development. Check regularly with their team to make sure that the objectives are relevant, and progress is being made.

· Acknowledge team members limitations but be aware of individual performance. Engage with performance management processes as required.

· Familiarise oneself with company policies and advise team as necessary.

· Create a positive atmosphere and lead by example for team members. Form good relations with clients and staff

We are looking for a leader, an individual who wants to help others become the best engineers they can be and offer expert technical knowledge in a clear concise easy way that can be understood by all. A committed person who wants to help the development of others personally and professionally will be welcomed greatly by SGi.

Essential Requirements

· Proven experience of leading a civil engineering team

· IT literate with a good level of experience in
  • Micro drainage
  • Civils 3d
  • AutoCad

· Technically competent and understands the fundamental of drainage and highway design; and the associated construction details.