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Senior Civil Engineer - Wind

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£75000 - £80000/annum 25d leave, healthcare, membership
Closing date
May 27, 2023

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Wind Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior Civil Engineer - Wind
Salary up to £80,000 + Package
Edinburgh - Hybrid Working

Astute are proud to be working with a leading Developer within the Renewable Energy industry, who are looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join their growing team based out of Edinburgh. The successful candidate will support Civil Engineering projects for Windfarm, Solar Farm and other renewable energy developments across the UK, and some overseas plans too. Works will include design of supporting infrastructure including platforms, foundations, roads/access, drainage, substations/power buildings and more.

The successful candidate will have a proven background in the design, coordination, and delivery of construction projects, ideally for renewable energy projects such as in the wind or solar farms, hydro or other plant projects.

Roles & Responsibilities
As the Senior Civil Engineer, you will be responsible for:
Manage and lead the design process of civil engineering for renewable energy developments such as wind or solar farms, battery storage or other plant projects. From initial concepts, through to construction, on allocated projects in accordance with the business directives.
Provide technical support and expert insight of civil engineering areas - structures, roads and infrastructure through development, contracting and construction phases.
Producing engineering drawings and modelling to progress projects through respective stages.
Assess and resolve technical issues that arise through the design phase.
Manage the development to minimise all costs and ensure compliance deadlines are met to the required high standard.
Support other internal teams, assisting the project managers in estimations and providing technical insight and knowledge. Work with and support external stakeholders where required.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:
5-8 years of civil engineering experience is essential for this role.
The successful candidate will ideally have experience in wind or solar farm construction projects.
Proficient in the use of design software packages such as Autodesk Civils 3D, AutoCAD, TEKLA or other similar CAD and modelling packages.
Awareness to UK standards and design codes.
Chartership or membership with the Institute of Civil Engineering is desirable and not essential.
Based in a commutable distance of Edinburgh.
Travel is likely in this role so a valid Driving Licence will be essential.

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:
Salary up to £80,000 (depending on experience)
25 days holiday plus bank holiday
Private Healthcare, professional membership support, onsite parking with EV charge points, 1 day wfh/4 days office with flexible working options and cycle to work scheme

How to apply?
Apply to this vacancy here or send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to (url removed) or call (phone number removed) to speak to Harry Slade who can tell you more.

INDRENAstute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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