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Civil Engineer

HWA Recruitment
B1, Birmingham, West Midlands (County), B1
£30000 - £40000/annum
Closing date
May 20, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Civil Engineer

Central Birmingham


Our client undertakes the civil and structural design of buildings projects with construction values of between £5m-£100m. They work across a variety of sectors with repeat clients, and across the UK but have a core of project work in the West Midlands. They work with the majority of top-end architectural practices in Birmingham and have a consistent award-winning portfolio of projects.

Under the general supervision of the Civil Engineering Director, they are responsible for technical design from concept stages through to construction for Surface Water drainage, Foul Water drainage, Highways (Adopted and Non Adopted), Public Realm, 3D Surfaces from the development of levels strategies and cut and fill analysis


Development of Surface Water and Foul Water Drainage Strategies commensurate to the applicable project design stage

Construction of Hydraulic Models - Surface Water using Causeway Flow

Analysis of Foul Water Networks - Domestic Units Analysis

Drainage design in accordance with the most up to date standards including but not limited to: Design and Construction Guidance (DCG), BS EN 753, Building Regulations -Part H and Ciria Guidance for SUD's and Modular Geocelluar Tanks

Preparation of Section 104, Section 106 and Section 185 agreements in accordance with the Water Industries Act

Preparation of design deliverables:

- Drawings in AutoCAD

- Hand drawn sketches- as appropriate to design stage

- 3D Surfaces, cut and fill in PDS

- Working knowledge of Civils 3D

- Specification Documents

- Manhole Schedules

- 3rd Party Agreement Information- Requirements of the Statutory Authority

- Reports- RIBA Stage Reports, Constraint Reports, FRA's

Highway Design - Adopted and Non-Adopted

Hard Landscaping structural design in accordance with the requirements of British Standards and the Design Guide Prepared and recognised by the industry. Designs to suit the requirements of those proposed by the Landscape Architect / Architect if appropriate.

Vehicle Tracking

Preparation of Section 38, Section 50 and Section 278 agreements in accordance with the requirements of the applicable Local Authority.

Levels design for Highways and Hard Landscaping.

Client liaisons and meeting as appropriate

Working both within a design team and also individually

Ability to manage their own time and works to both budget and programme.

Timesheets and Various in-house quality control procedures.

Fee proposals under the guidance of the Civil Engineering Director.

Person specification:

MEng/MSc/BEng/BSc Hons Civil or Civil and Structural Engineering

Post graduate experience preferably in design consultancy for commercial/industrial projects.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Experience of team leading and/or client facing roles

Great team-working and personable approach to clients

Prepared to work as part of a team or as an individual

Full UK driving licence preferred

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