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Senior Civil Design Engineer

Penguin Recruitment
Reading, Berkshire
£35000 - £48000/annum
Closing date
Feb 1, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
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Our Client is looking to recruit an experienced Senior/Principal Civil Design Engineer to take a leading role in helping to deliver a varied range of schemes including active travel schemes, public realm, and highway schemes within one of the UK's leading independent consultancies.

For the right individual, this is an excellent opportunity to help develop a strategically important sector of the business. Our Client is currently engaged in a number of exciting projects from highway improvement and access projects through to city wide regeneration and major active travel corridors.

The role will be leading and influencing the preliminary and detailed design of highways, active travel and public realm schemes including some associated infrastructure and agreements, such as S278 and S38 ensuring designs are prepared in accordance with current legislation, best practice, council policies and to the highest technical and quality standards. The candidate will have the opportunity to run their own projects, providing mentoring to influence and develop junior team members.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Civil Engineering (or other appropriate qualification), ideally hold a professional Qualification with the ICE, CIHT or similar, and be a forward thinker when it comes to developing design solutions within existing constrained environments. You will have gained extensive experience in the design of highways, streets, and other public spaces, with a good understanding of Manual for Streets, LTN1/20, DMRB and local authority design standards. They will be proficient in the use of AutoCAD and Civils3D for the design of horizontal / vertical alignment and have a good understanding of the design process.

You will also have:

Knowledge of adoption agreements for roads and drainage (including S278, S38 & S104)
Experience of negotiations with highway and planning authorities to agree proposed designs
The ability to produce technical reports and design specification the ability to produce and review fee proposals
experience of the financial management and control of projects and working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options. Rewards and Benefits

You can expect:

To be part of growing team with the opportunity to work flexibly and creatively to deliver the best outcome for the client.
Work in an attractive and modern working environment with good accessibility by all modes of transport
The opportunity to progress within the firm
A wide range of challenging and design quality focused projects
Ongoing support, training and mentoring from senior professionals within the business with a real commitment from senior management towards personal and professional developmentThey also offer an attractive benefits package that includes:

Competitive salary
25 Days annual leave plus the ability to purchase additional days
Hybrid working arrangements
Option to participate in the Company Share Ownership scheme
Private healthcare
Cycle to Work Scheme
Payment of professional subscription
Membership of our group pension scheme
Life Assurance
Purchase shares within the company. What To Do Next

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click on the link to apply.

If you are interested in hearing about other roles in Civil and Structural Engineering, then please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now at (url removed) or call (phone number removed). We have many more vacancies available on our website. This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position
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