Senior Civil Engineer

Job Reference: JW357
Salary details: £40,000 - £45,000
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Civil Engineering , Infrastructure
Posted date: 31st Mar 2021
Expires: 20th Aug 2021

Senior Civil Engineer
Birmingham
£40,000 - 45,000

If you are a Senior Civil Engineer looking to join a business that is a bit different, this role could be for you. Your career will not conform to the traditional models of yesterday but will be a fulfilling and challenging journey into tomorrow’s digital age; a journey that you will play an active role in defining!

Investors in People Platinum standard
A Sunday Times Top 100 Best companies to work for
An NCE Top 100 Consultancy
The company is experiencing exciting and unprecedented growth across all areas of the business and they are actively looking to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer to work in the Transport & Infrastructure Group based out of Birmingham office (close to Snow Hill station). You will be working in our Civil Engineering Design Development team alongside some of the best, industry recognised leaders in this field.

As Senior Engineer you will be working on challenging and multiple projects simultaneously, so they are looking for individuals who have extensive experience undertaking preliminary and detailed design of roads, levels, drainage and external works in both the public (adoptable) and private realm.

They work on multidisciplinary projects across the transport, residential, commercial, industrial, education, health and retail sectors.  Clients range from local and national developers and contractors to public sector bodies.  Their working environment provides challenge, enjoyment and a real sense of satisfaction with a view to encouraging personal and professional development in all staff.

About you

• You will have a keen interest in developing your understanding and ability in civil engineering design and a willingness to research and take on new challenges.
• You will be able to work independently and use your engineering judgement to tackle day to day problems, delegate tasks and show a desire to develop junior members of the team.
• You will have experience of the multi-disciplinary nature of complex projects from planning stage, through to completion.
• You will show a desire to develop your project coordination skills and an understanding about other discipline roles on projects.
• You will have experience of the requirements of working with different types of clients in a complex industry – our clients all have different expectations and requirements
• You will be expected to have the following personal attributes and skills:

• Technical independence within the field of Civil Engineering design, covering several aspects of preliminary and detailed design of highways, levels, drainage and external works.
• Fully conversant with industry standard design software packages AutoCad, Civil 3D (although extensive experience in the use of PDS would be considered) and MicroDrainage.
• Experience liaising with both internal and external bodies, including planning authorities, statutory undertakers and national bodies such as the Environment Agency.
• Experience liaising with other consultants such as architects, planners, project managers and directly with Clients.
• Good commercial awareness with developing influencing and negotiating skills, as well as an aptitude to develop emerging and new client relationships.
• Experience of providing an outward facing capacity as a design team representative in dealings with clients on technical matters.
• An ability to effectively delegate design responsibility to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced staff.
• Excellent communicator, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances
• Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels both internally and externally.
• A ‘self-starter’ with drive, positivity and enthusiasm and a strong desire to succeed.

Holiday – 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the option to buy extra days holiday per year to boost your entitlement
Life Assurance 4x salary.
Non-contributory Pension Scheme – they’ll pay an Employer Contribution, even if you don’t wish to contribute yet and the contribution will increase with years’ service.
Superb training – bespoke to you and your development needs.
Professional Subscription
Social Fund – £25 per head per quarter to have a great time socialising with your colleagues outside of the work environment.
Health-care cash plan for all your everyday medical needs such as dentistry and optical care.
Loyalty bonus – bonus, additional holidays, pension enhancement and sabbaticals.
Perkbox rewards scheme - providing people with access to a range of employee discounts and benefits.
Cycle to Work – Get excellent rates for a new bike and accessories.
1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
2.5 paid days for STEM activity

 

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