Civil Design Engineer

Employer
Fawkes & Reece
Location
Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire
Salary
£45000 - £50000/annum Package
Closing date
Mar 29, 2023

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Specialty
Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Civil Design Engineer
Residential Developments
Flexible working
Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits on offer

My client are an award-winning developer, delivering luxury residential accommodation UK wide who currently have a requirement for a Civil Design Engineer to join their Design & Technical team.

Civil Design Engineer Role

As a key member in the Design & Technical team you will work closely with their in-house Land, Planning Architectural and Civil/Structural Engineering teams to deliver complex developments. Working closely with the Technical Director your key accountabilities will include:

" Collaborating with the multi-disciplined design team to steer the evolving designs
" Undertaking feasibility assessments and reporting on the drainage, highways and external works solutions for new site acquisitions.
" Briefing and commissioning for pre-acquisition topographical surveys, drainage surveys and site investigations, (in conjunction with the in-house structural engineer)
" Undertaking detailed road, sewers (to adoptable standards), private drainage and external works designs including liaison with highway and drainage authorities for technical approvals.
" Undertaking S278 highway improvement designs for technical approval and liaise with external consultants for stage 2 & 3 Safety Audit reviews.
" Undertaking civil designs for foul pumping stations and liaise directly with pump specialists to obtain quotations. mechanical drawings and specifications
" Undertaking stormwater detailed design providing onsite storage/retention solutions using a variety of different SUDS techniques
" Undertaking detailed cut/fill analysis and producing earthworks sections and quantities
" Temporary works design
" Have detailed knowledge of section agreements i.e., Section 38, 104, S185 & 278 and liaise with the in-house solicitor for the preparation of the Bonds and Agreements
" Providing tender and construction issue civils drawings to the commercial and construction teams in compliance with the agreed procurement and build programmes.
" Responding to site management and subcontractor RFI's and periodically visiting site for inspections as required.
" Liaising with the 'in house' commercial & construction teams to ensure cost-effective Civils solutions and practical construction sequence.
" Undertaking Civil design reviews of colleague's projects
" Complying with designer's duties under the CDM Regulations
" Mentor and support Junior Technologists to ensure their continual professional development

Civil Design Engineer Skills and experience required:

" Minimum HNC level or ideally BEng (Hons) in Civil / Structural Engineering (or equivalent)
" Minimum of 4 years proven post-qualification experience in Civil Engineering
" Working knowledge using AutoCAD, Revit, PDS grounds modelling and Windas Micro-drainage
" Good knowledge of structural detailing and construction techniques
" A strong technical ability and commercial awareness
" Superb organisational and time management skills
" Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
" Ability to work effectively as part of a team whilst using own initiative to work independently

What's on offer

" 37.5 hours per work
" Competitive salary commensurate with experience
" Flexible working arrangements with a mix of working from home and office
" 26 days annual leave per annum, plus bank holidays
" Time off in lieu policy allowing 12 extra days per annum
" Health cover
" Group Personal Pension Scheme (6% employer contributions)
" 4 x Death in Service

How to apply

If you are looking to join a reputable business that have strong family values and promote a culture of openness and considerate work ethic through transparent communication at all levels then please contact Deena at Fawkes & Reece for a confidential

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