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Design Engineer - Civil & Structural

Northern Gas
Leeds, West Yorkshire,
Closing date
Mar 11, 2024

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

Starting salary from £40,051

Up to 10% bonus with car allowance £6,500

Permanent contract

Thorpe Park, Leeds or Doxford Park, Sunderland with hybrid working

Travel required to sites across the network as required

We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Engineer - Civil & Structural to join the team. You will work within a small team of multi-discipline design engineers providing design services to the Capital Projects delivery function within NGN.

This will include the production of design services tender documents for outsourced designs, option studies, concept designs, FEED studies and detailed designs as required for all assigned civils and structural related work on our Network Assets and ensuring early G17 Part C sign off where applicable. You will also be required to review and approve design documentation and design changes which have been produced by external consultants and other team members. Where required, you will produce cost estimates for design scopes and support the preparation of business cases for sanction of the required investment.

Your key accountabilities and responsibilities will include

• Production of civil and structural design packs, calculations, scopes of works, datasheets, equipment schedules, MTO's, activity schedules, etc… on assigned projects

• Contribution to HAZID, HAZOP and HAZCON studies

• Design installation work and produce all necessary drawings and calculations for site layouts, support structures, foundations, trenching, drainage, asset protection and routing

• Manage Civil & Structural design scopes within time and budget constraints and report progress as required

• Assist on all CAPEX projects with Value Engineering studies, design TQ's, Lessons Learned reviews, etc.

• Produce reverse engineered design packs and G17 documentation for any legacy project work not found to be fully compliant

• Liase with 3rd parties to ensure compliance of the full design pack

What we are looking for in our Design Engineer

• Ideally an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer, with membership of a UK professional body or working towards

• HNC, HND or Degree qualification in a related engineering discipline such as civil or structural engineering

• Fully conversant with software packages such as MS Office, AutoCAD, Autodesk 3D Plant and Tekla Tedds

• Ideally knowledge of IGEM standards and understanding/awareness of UK engineering design codes and legislation - ie CDM, HASAWA, DSEAR, PUWER, COSHH, LOLER etc.

• UK full drivers license

What we offer you

• Starting salary from £40,051 per annum

• Up to 10% bonus (depending upon achievement of set targets)

• Car allowance £6,500 and free onsite parking

• 40 hours per week

• 25 days annual leave (plus recognised bank holidays and 2 half days over the Christmas period)

• SSP for first 7 calendar days then occupational sick pay

• A generous stakeholder 5/10% pension scheme

• Flexible benefits and salary sacrifice options… from discounts on a variety of UK attractions, gym membership, restaurant discounts, experience days… and exclusive NGN discounts and much more!

• An array of fantastic family friendly policies such as 6 weeks paternity leave (for eligible employees) and 6 months full pay for employees on maternity leave (for eligible employees), as well as shared parental leave and many more

We are ... Northern Gas Networks. We deliver gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses in the North East, Northern Cumbria and much of Yorkshire. That's around 6.7million individual customers. We don't generate or sell the gas, but we transport it to homes and businesses in our region through a vast network of underground pipes. In fact, we own and maintain more than 37,000km of gas pipes - enough to stretch from Leeds to Sydney and back again. We cover large cities like Newcastle, Sunderland, Leeds, York, Hull, and Bradford, and our work extends to rural areas like North Yorkshire and Cumbria.

Our Values are at the heart of what we do. In addition to your key responsibilities, you will incorporate these into the daily life of your role. We are … Trailblazing, Empowered, Heartfelt, Community Focused, Intellectually Curious and most of all we are Happy!

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion culture at NGN is embedded in everything that we do. We will be delighted to hear from a diverse range of applicants, so we can continue to grow our great team of people. We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant, helping ex-services personnel back into employment, as well as being members of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and we are committed to delivering our ‘Opportunity Action Plan' having signed the Social Mobility Pledge campaign, whereby we will establish our business as a ‘force for good' in the communities that we serve.

Next Steps. Please apply by clicking apply and uploading your CV. We love to see how your experience and skills are transferable to this role so please ensure these are all included in your application. Once the advert has closed, we will be contact within one week to let you know if you have progressed to the next stage. We are looking to hold interviews for this role throughout March. We look forward to receiving your application for the role.

If you require adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process, we want to hear about how we can help. Any applicant that requires reasonable adjustments from initial application through to interview are asked to contact the Recruitment Team at (url removed)

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