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Design Engineer - Civil Engineering

E-Fab Recruitment
Ipswich, Suffolk
£35000 - £45000/annum 28 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
Closing date
Nov 25, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
The Design Engineer will work as part of a close-knit team of Engineers and Technicians to develop and deliver a wide range of highway and transport infrastructure projects, contributing to improving the way people move around Suffolk. These range from small scale city centre cycling & pedestrian improvements aimed at promoting active travel, through to major new highway infrastructure and sustainable transport projects.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:

- Develop designs for a wide range of highway improvements and traffic engineering schemes located in both urban and rural settings

- Work closely with Project Managers, our commercial and construction teams to plan and implement these schemes from ‘start to finish' within budget and to programme, and in compliance with quality, safety and environmental objectives

- Consult with a range of internal and external stakeholders at all stages of scheme development

- Ensure that relevant standards are applied in accordance with national & local criteria and sound engineering practice, to deliver appropriate solutions which offer best value

- Assist in the mentoring of our trainee and graduate engineers

Skills & Experience Required:

- Track record of delivering highways and transport design projects, as part of a team of professional Engineers

- Working knowledge of Design Manual for Roads and Bridges/Specification for Highway Works relating to the design and maintenance of local authority highway and transport schemes

- Experience of working on active travel projects (with an understanding of the principles of Local Transport Note 1/20)

- Working knowledge of the design & delivery of highway infrastructure projects using BIM/Digital Engineering software, systems and data

- Site based highways experience to provide sufficient understanding of buildability, traffic management and construction programming (desirable)

- A relevant Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, or Foundation Degree/HNC/HND together with sufficient post qualification experience

- Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player with a ‘can do' approach

Benefits Include:

- 28 days annual leave plus 8 Bank Holidays

- Generous Pension Scheme / Life Assurance

- Employee Benefits Portal inc. Cycle to work scheme and shopping discounts

- Professional body membership fees

- Group wide career development opportunities

- Hybrid working (1 day a week in the office)

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