Roads & Drainage Civil Engineer

Cardiff, Wales, CF23 8RS
May 13, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Civil Engineer - Roads and Drainage Design
Creating and building beautiful award-winning homes is what we do at Dandara. Homes that combine innovative design with only the highest standards of quality.

Its something we have been doing for over 30 years and its part of the reason why were one of the UKs most respected private housebuilders. And so is how we work with local communities to ensure our homes are designed in such a way that they enhance and complement their surroundings beautifully.

Our new Wales and West division is growing amongst many new regions in the Dandara business. Were now active on-site in multiple locations across England and Wales, securing new land and investing in our future. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Civil Engineer to join our growing technical team on a permanent basis. We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate their experience, capability, and flexibility to meet the demands of the role with new residential projects commencing 2022 and 2023.

The successful candidate will work on a number of active and forthcoming residential schemes, providing technical support to the various disciplines throughout the company and externally on a daily basis. The post will be based in our new Wales and West office and offers a competitive salary and benefits package providing the opportunity to work with an experienced team whilst also developing themselves in their career.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
  • Liaise with site staff, design team and represent the business in a professional and courteous way.
  • Liaise with external consultants and local authorities to obtain relevant technical consents
  • Attend internal design review meetings.
  • Support the administration of projects.
  • Support engineer(s) throughout the highway, drainage & utilities design process.
  • The timely completion of legal agreements needed for road and sewer adoptions.
  • Meet with highway and drainage officers to progress adoptions of completed works.
  • Ensure outputs meet the required standards.
  • Meet agreed deadlines.
  • Working in both an office environment and on site (if required).
  • Contribute to providing solutions to design problems.
  • Adhere to health & safety regulations.
  • Ensure designs are to local authority and water authority standards.
  • Conversant with current building regulations.
About You
  • Minimum HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent discipline.
  • Highly proficient use of AutoCAD is essential and an understanding of Civil Engineering design packages such as Site 3D, Civil 3D, PDS and Micro-Drainage will be advantageous.
  • Have a good understanding of estate roads, site levels and drainage design methods.
  • Have a good understanding of producing combined utilities layouts.
  • Demonstrate design experience in the civils sector for residential developments.
  • Good communications skills are essential.
  • Ability to produce private levels and drainage designs for residential & commercial developments.
  • Earthworks modelling experience would be advantageous.
  • Ability to work well in a team and build relationships with colleagues and contractors.
  • Good organisational skills.

Important Note:

Dandara ONLY accepts direct applications. We accept no responsibility for any fees or costs related to applications or CVs submitted by recruitment agencies.