Civil Engineer

Job Reference: JW71
Salary details: £35,000 - £40,000
Location: Nottingham
Job type: Permanent
Posted date: 21st Jul 2021
Expires: 27th Aug 2021

Civil Engineer
£35,000 - £40,000

Our client is an established consultancy owned and led by highly experienced Chartered Civil and Structural Engineers.

Their philosophy focuses on the positive difference that excellent engineering can make to a project. Working closely with our clients every step of the way, they are proud to deliver a personal, bespoke service with attention to detail at its heart. Directors and the staff they lead are committed to delivering efficient and cost-effective engineering solutions as part of an integrated design process. From pre-acquisition due diligence and planning application support through to construction design, alongside specialist reporting and investigatory services, they work hard to understand our clients’ needs and tailor our service to suit.
Our focus is on projects with construction values ranging up to £40m.
They also have extensive experience in structural investigation and reporting and have a wide portfolio of refurbishment and conversion projects.

About The Role
The role will typically entail the development and delivery of technical civil engineering solutions to the working stages of projects including sustainable drainage solutions, external works, flood risk assessment and adoptable highways & drainage design approvals.
There will also be the opportunity to be involved with the pre planning strategic stages of these elements.
The role would suit someone with civil engineering detailed design experience looking to progress and develop this knowledge in a small, flexible business environment. Experience of highways and drainage adoption processes would be beneficial.

The role will be based in offices just outside Nottingham City Centre with ample parking and excellent transport links. Flexibility in working locations is important to us and most staff work from home for at least part of the week.

About You
The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas:

A diligent work ethic, keen to deliver a quality service.
Strong communication, personal effectiveness and team working capabilities.
A sound grasp of key engineering principles.
Knowledge of relevant software packages including MicroDrainage, AutoCAD and ground modelling packages.
Knowledge of Highways Design Standards and Sewers for Adoption.
Experience in progressing Highways and Drainage schemes through the adoption process, particularly in relation to housing developments.
Assisting with discharging planning conditions.
The detailed design of external works, earthworks and drainage packages
An outline understanding of Flood Risk Assessments and knowledge of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) would be advantageous, but not essential.
Have the ability to plan and monitor workloads to achieve project demands.
Effectively communicate and co-operate within a project team to support the achievement of a project brief through the provision of efficient and professional services.
Develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues throughout the Company, clients and suppliers.
Share both knowledge and experience with other team members.

The company is a small, owner managed practice delivering high quality engineering services to valued clients.
They are a close knit team who work together to deliver results and to progress and reward staff. Each staff member has the opportunity to define their role and play a part in shaping the business.
Your abilities and approach will make a difference to the business.

What’s on Offer
A competitive salary
Flexible Holidays – 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the option to buy (or sell) extra days holiday per year to boost your entitlement or salary
Contributory Pension Scheme – we will match pension contributions up to 5%
Training as appropriate to suit your development
Professional Subscription – we will make a payment for one professional subscription a year
Rules permitting, we strive to maintain an active social calendar
Profit share bonus
Cycle to Work – Get excellent rates for a new bike and accessories through our scheme.


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