Senior Civils Design Engineer

£47,000 - £60,000 per annum



Job Description

Senior Civil Engineer required on a permanent basis. Based in the South East of England (Hertfordshire) you will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables together with tender stage design on combined Process/Mechanical/Electrical/Civil schemes in the water industry.

What our client is looking for in you:

• Industry applicable MEng, BEng, BSc or equivalent in a civil discipline
• Chartered (or close to chartered) status with a relevant professional body, with 8+ years’ experience within the water industry
• Good knowledge of relevant conditions of contract in order to manage change control (eg NEC)
• Understanding of whole life costing along with value engineering / innovation principles
• Practicing knowledge of CDM regulations including Designer duties
• Working knowledge of water company business practices and procedures
• Excellent ICT knowledge and skills, including 3D software, as well as knowledge of BIM requirements for project delivery.
• Good knowledge of multidisciplinary design (eg MEP)
• Hydraulic analysis of civil structures including open channel hydraulic calculations
• Interpretation of ground investigation findings
• Identification of temporary works requirements
• Structural design experience would be preferable
• Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes and the equipment / system requirements
• Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
• Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
• Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
• Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
• Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
• Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
• Self-starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
• Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
• Excellent relationship building skills to work in a collaborative environment

What you’ll be doing day to day:

• Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel
• Working alongside the Design Manager, the Project Manager and delivery team to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
• To prepare and review detailed engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel, working in a common data environment
• To closely coordinate design production between in-house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our client’s designers
• Liaison with client’s engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract
• Attend internal and external design reviews (e.g. HAZOP and ALM reviews) and where applicable progress meetings
• To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities
• Technically assessing supplier quotations to ensure they meet project requirements
• Mentor and guide developing engineers within the team
• Preparation of documentation in accordance with the CDM regulations
• Maintaining the quality of your own output and that of junior staff under your guidance in accordance with company Procedures

The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting.
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