Civil Design Engineer

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Closing date
Oct 9, 2022

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Civil Design Engineer - Energy

Competitive salary

Location: London


My market-leading client in the energy industry is seeking the assistance of an innovative and creative electrical design engineer. Does this sound like you?

Key Responsibilities:
  • Creation of structural and civil designs that can be built in accordance with standards and CDM requirements
  • Create efficient designs in collaboration with electrical engineering works that adhere to all applicable codes of practice, company standards, and industry norms.
  • Take over the role of principal designer when necessary
  • Manage the creation of technical, commercial, and contractual documentation for the acquisition of engineering goods.
  • Ensure adherence to all applicable laws, rules, and corporate policies
  • Adherence to the methods for design assurance and auditing
  • Assisting and guiding other team members to broaden their technical expertise and experience
  • Participate in a committed team of designers and estimators as a team player.
  • • Work together with the operational teams to make sure everything goes smoothly, from the first inquiry to the last connection and business close.
  • • Adhere to the requirements set forth by the designer in the CDM Regulations.
  • • Ensure designs provide sufficient information about aspects of the design of the structure or its construction or maintenance in order to adequately assist clients, the CDM team, other designers, and contractors.
  • Ensure designs eliminate or reduce any hazards which may give rise to risks, and reduce risks from any remaining hazards (in conjunction with CDM).

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:
  • Possess a degree (BSc in Civil Engineering) or an equal level of education.
  • It would be advantageous if you were qualified for Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer Status and have appropriate experience to back you up.
  • A solid background in civil and structural engineering as well as considerable expertise in building projects, ideally in the utility industry.
  • The ability to resolve a wide variety of complex technical civil engineering problems and to offer technical guidance; a thorough knowledge of the company's standards and rules and how they apply to this position. knowledge of recent technology advancements in structural and civil engineering.
  • Capacity to collaborate effectively with customers, stakeholders, and external engineering organisations when representing UKPN.
  • A strong commitment to safety and knowledge of Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations and how they apply to this position.
  • The capacity to work independently, to define and adhere to goals, and to locate and put into practise creative cost-cutting measures.
  • Effective teamwork abilities
  • Business, environmental, safety, financial, and regulatory awareness; a general understanding of financial reporting systems; familiarity with the ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 procedures as they apply to the team's activities; proficiency with Microsoft desktop applications, particularly Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint; and strong interpersonal skills as well as proficiency in written and oral communications.
  • Coordinate with the CAD team and supervise (not line manage) them to create construction-ready design drawings.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Bentley software would be advantageous, as would experience with site surveying and site planning, as well as experience with building services.
  • Broad knowledge of power engineering plant and equipment, such as transformers, switchgear, cables, and protection schemes, is required. Additionally, excellent communication and organisational skills are required. Finally, experience with road construction, drainage, building reinforced concrete foundations, superstructures with structural steel work, brick block cavity walls, various types of roofing, and reinforced concrete structures is required.
  • Contribution to cutting-edge building concepts and methods that feed UK Power Networks' Green Action Plan

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