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Civil Engineer

Employer
POWYS COUNTY COUNCIL
Location
Newtown,
Salary
£35,745 - £37,336
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Specialty
Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Academia
About the role:

The team you'll work within forms part of Powys County Council's Engineering Design Service which employs around 50 dedicated staff, comprising academically and professionally qualified engineers, technicians, and ecologists.

You'll need to be an enthusiastic member of the engineering design team, working with other Engineers and Technicians on a broad range of engineering projects. You'll provide your expertise upon a range of structures and highways civil engineering projects and assist in delivering a portfolio of schemes to programme and budget.

You could get involved upon:

Highway Design & Maintenance. Structural/Bridge Design & Maintenance. Structural Inspections. Structural Assessments. Road Safety Audits. Traffic Engineering. Transport Engineering. Flood Alleviation. Drainage. T98 Inspections. Infrastructure Engineering. Environmental/Ecology Impact Assessments. Protected Species Surveys. Geotechnical Engineering. Development Control Advice. Project Management. Contract Preparation/Procurement & Administration. Site Supervision. CDM advice. Principal Designer role. Topographic Surveys. Etc.

Working within the county of Powys you'll be surrounded by the natural beauty the county has to offer. You and the team you work with, will be committed to ensuring the delivery of sustainable projects which focus upon and enhance the counties biodiversity and natural heritage.

The role comes with a great range of benefits, including; a competitive salary, excellent training opportunities, good annual leave allowances, an excellent pension scheme, lease car scheme, relocation package, etc

You will have the option to work ‘flexibly' in line with the workloads, with the opportunity to work from home, the office or from site.

About you:
  • have a HND or similar in an engineering related discipline.
  • have good practical experience of highway and/or structural engineering projects.
  • have a working knowledge of the relevant; DMRB standards, codes of practice, NEC contracts, as well as H&S and environmental legislation.
  • have good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels.
  • have an ability to manage conflicting priorities and be self-motivated.
  • be a team player and have a desire to drive projects forward.

What you will do:

You will work upon a broad range of projects for numerous clients within the authority and beyond.

You will get involved with engineering projects; providing designs and technical advice, producing and approving design calculations, contract drawings and documentation and undertake contract management and site supervision when required.

You will have an understanding of the NEC4 contact and have a good understanding of construction best practice and site management.

You will have a good appreciation of the roles and requirements under CDM and be committed to Health & Safety matters upon your projects both at design and construction phases.

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