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Senior Civil Engineer

Carrington West
Bedford, MK40
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
The Role
Job Purpose
My client is looking to expand and grow their Civil Engineering department in the Bedford office.

Job Description
The role covers a range of experience from Senior Engineers with a good level of experience to Associate Director level

·Working on various residential and non-residential projects around the UK, from small private developers to national house builders and master planning schemes.
·Liaise and communicate with Clients, third party consultants/council officers and attend meetings where required.
·Liaise and communicate with the wider engineering team
·Assist with management of a team and/or manage the team itself
·Be able to manage their own workload/deadlines and run their own projects
·Use CAD (Microstation desirable)
·Use drainage & 3D design software such as Flow and PDS respectively, to model drainage networks and produce road designs/ground models.
·Undertake due diligence and feasibility reviews of potential sites
·Prepare submission packs for planning (Outline/Detail/Full)
·Complete technical design submissions (S38/S278/S104) through to approval
·Complete groundworks packages for tender/construction
·Produce private engineering designs for on plot civils works is desirable
·An understanding of the planning process and associated documents (e.g. Flood Risk Assessments)

The associate roles being applied for should:
·Have an understanding of fees, invoicing and project budgets
·Be able to manage multiple projects and have responsibility over them
·Proven track record of managing a team and delivery of projects

Person Specification

Knowledge & Skills
·Relevant degree level education desirable
·Proficient knowledge of UK Drainage/Flood Risk
·Proficient knowledge of Client & Local Authority standards / requirements
·Proficient with Microdrainage/Flow, Microstation/AutoCAD, Causeway PDS,
·Microsoft software (Word/Excel etc)

Experience Profile
·Proven experience with the preparation of technical submissions (S38/S278/S104)
·Experience of preparing engineering drawings supporting planning submissions desirable
·Experience with private plot work design is desirable
·Experience with earthwork designs desirable
·Evidence of communication skills, confident with client/third party interaction
·Experience of team management

Behavioural Competencies
·Able to work well under pressure
·Adaptable to rapidly changing project parameters
·Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
·Proven ability to work well within small teams and willingness to take accountability for own work

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