Civil Engineer

Job Reference: JW370
Salary details: £30,000 - £36,000
Location: Nottingham
Job type: Permanent
Posted date: 20th Jul 2021
Expires: 20th Aug 2021

Civil Engineer
£30,000 - £36,000

About the role

Our client has exciting opportunities for a Civil Engineer to join our Transport & Infrastructure group. The role will be working with our Design Development team in the Nottingham office.
The team delivers a wide variety of consultancy services to a large client base, both local and national. The Transport & Infrastructure Design Service are responsible for providing a number of engineering services across multiple sectors, at all stages of projects, from inception through to commissioning.
Working on challenging and multiple projects simultaneously, you will have experience in undertaking preliminary and detailed design of roads, levels, drainage and external works in both the public (adoptable) and private realm.

About the team
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.  They have a working environment that provides challenge, enjoyment and a real sense of satisfaction with a view to encouraging personal and professional development in all staff.

The Transport and Infrastructure Group combines this requisite expertise with innovative thinking.
Talented and experienced design teams fuse local knowledge with national design standards and legislation in a manner that enables them to undertake a wide variety of projects.

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, whilst keeping project managers informed of your progress.
You will understand the multi-disciplinary nature of projects from planning stage, through to completion and a willingness to understand more about other discipline roles on projects.
You will understand the importance of working with different types of client in a complex industry –clients include developers, local authorities and contractors, all of whom have different expectations and requirements from you and the projects you will work on.

You will be expected to have the following personal attributes and skills:

Technical experience within the field of Civil Engineering design, covering several aspects of preliminary and detailed design of highways, levels, drainage and external works.
An aptitude using our industry standard design software packages AutoCad, Civil 3D (although extensive experience in the use of PDS would be considered as long as there is a willingness to train on Civil 3D) and MicroDrainage.
The use of the Microsoft Office Suite of software, including Excel.
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.
Commercial awareness within your field of experience.
Willingness to develop an outward facing capacity as a design team representative in dealings with clients on technical matters.
A willingness to delegate design responsibility to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced staff.
Good 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.

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