Civil Engineer

4 days left

Avove Ltd
Glasgow, City of Glasgow
£30000 - £38000/annum
Jun 21, 2022
Jul 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
We understand the impact our work has on our society and the environment. It's the difference we make that improves people's lives and helps the economy to grow. We work alongside our customers to deliver resilient, bespoke infrastructure solutions that keep the taps running, the energy flowing and people connected. The work we do together matters.

The Avove Design team is recruiting for Civil Engineers with an interest in Water/Wastewater Engineering to work in our dedicated Design and Construct (D&C) teams currently delivering an expanding workload for our Clients on a number of D&C frameworks throughout the UK.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary team on a wide variety of projects covering all aspects of Wastewater and Water networks, and treatment facilities through the project lifestyle from feasibility design through detailed design to construction.

The positions will be based in our Eurocentral office and will involve a mixture of hybrid working.

You will have the opportunity to work on both challenging and exciting projects of a technical nature designing excellent services and solutions for our wide client base by assisting the team in all relevant projects and activities to meet Avove and client objectives and needs. Working as part of a team, you will acquire a portfolio of technical knowledge and transferable skills that will give you a wide choice of careers options.


* Implement the project requirements to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards

* Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence

* Be confident to work under minimum supervision and competent to check the work of others and supervise less experienced or junior staff

* Carry out site visits and surveys and inspections

* Prepare and check feasibility studies, inspection, assessment and technical reports and other written documents in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with Avove procedures

* Comply with the requirements of the Avove Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations

* Prepare/check design approach, calculations, drawings and documents

* Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment


* Degree qualified, and Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng/ IEng through ICE, or relevant equivalent professional qualification) or approaching achieving relevant professional qualification having completed the necessary training requirements. Individuals with qualifications that do not fully match the above criteria but have the relevant equivalent experience are invited to apply.

Skills & Experience:

* Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages

* Demonstrable experience in Water / Wastewater Engineering preferable

* Good written and oral communication and organisational skills and to produce reports in clear concise English

* Desire to develop existing skills and acquire new technical competences to enhance personal and team capability

* Proven ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meet project deadlines

* Client focused approach to service delivery

* Proven enthusiasm to embrace and participate in career development initiatives

* Full Driving Licence


We offer a competitive salary that is based on proven skills and experience. Hard work is celebrated and rewarded. We recognise that one size doesn't fit all so everyone has access to a variety of flexible benefits that work for you.

* Min. 24 days holiday plus statutory holidays (option to buy more)

* Company pension scheme

* Life assurance

* A selection of lifestyle benefit options

* Financial wellbeing programme

* Employee assistance program for health and wellbeing and onsite mental health first aiders to support our colleagues

* Avove are committed to supporting individual professional development and offer incentives for achieving professional qualifications

* We love to give back so we offer you volunteering days in your community and charity matched giving where we will boost your fundraising

* Avove are committed to supporting individual professional development and offer incentives for achieving professional qualifications

Our main value is to "Move Life Forward" and we are committed to developing our colleagues and encouraging personal growth, in conjunction with a flexible working approach so everyone can thrive in an inclusive and open environment.

We encourage you to apply for this role as soon as you can. We recognise talent waits for no one, so we progress candidates independently through all stages of recruitment process