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Senior Civil Engineer

Morson Talent
Prenton, North West, CH43 3ET
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Scottish Power Energy Networks are looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join their ongoing projects based in Prenton.

Role: Senior Civil Engineer
Business: Scottish Power Energy Networks
Location: Scottish Power Prenton/flexible working arrangements can be agreed
Duration: 12 month initial contract with scope of extension
Rate: Inside IR35, Umbrella and PAYE options available

SP Energy Networks are undertaking multiple projects simultaneously as we overhaul our network to enhance resilience and secure electricity supply to support our communities' economic growth.
The role involves undertaking civil and structural engineering design of new substations and assessing existing assets on our 132kV network. The role is based at SPEN Prenton offices, Wirral and visiting sites across SP Manweb. Flexible working options available.

Project activities for role include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Structural and civil engineering assessment of existing assets
  • Prepare design calculations at project tender and detailed design stages
  • Undertake analysis and design using a range of software packages including STAAD, TEDDS
  • Provide assistance at project feasibility and construction stages
  • Liaise with other members of the design team to achieve a coordinated design solution
  • Review designs and drawings undertaken by others
  • Ensure that quality and consistency of technical output is maintained
  • Prepare high quality design reports, technical specifications and structural surveys

Qualifications, knowledge and experience required:
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
  • Close to or Chartered status (MICE or MIStructE)
  • A good knowledge of structural and civil engineering design principles and material properties
  • An understanding of construction methods with varied experience in all the common forms of construction
  • Experience in the use of Eurocodes and British Standards
  • Great attention to detail and pride in design quality
  • Experience of structural analysis design and software
  • 7 year experience or more preferred
  • Full clean driving license
  • Experience working in electrical industry is desirable although not essential

  • Good numeracy and computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to meet deadlines


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