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Civil Engineer

  • Location:Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Closing date:07/06/2019

Patrick Parsons have an excellent opportunity for a Civil Engineer to join our forward thinking Multi-Disciplinary Design Consultancy in our Newcastle office, this role reports to the Regional Director. The purpose of this role is to take responsibility for management of the design process on a range of small and medium sized projects. Liaising with architects, clients and contractors in professional manor.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible directly to the Director for the financial and technical control of the civil engineering aspects of various projects.
  • On larger projects assist the Director in managing financial, technical and resourcing issues.
  • Deliver projects within budget constraints and ensure colleagues and line managers are kept informed of progress.
  • Delegate work to Junior Engineers and Technicians involved on projects.
  • Mentoring colleagues in developing technical knowledge and understanding.
  • Responsible for selected technical issues.
  • The role is client facing therefore, the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and represent the Company in a professional manner.
  • Check calculations, specifications, drawings and reports produced by others, in accordance with operational procedures.
  • Undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against specifications, and highlight issues to the contractor, client and/or (internal or external) project manager as necessary.
  • Produce engineering supporting reports for planning applications such as Flood Risk Assessment reports, Utility Assessments, Site Viability assessments etc.

Person Specification

  • A MEng or BEng in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience in Civil Engineering within a consultancy environment.
  • Excellent communication and numerical skills.
  • Ability to build excellent relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Experience of working with housing developers is advantageous.
  • Experience in using Auto CAD, PDS, Micro drainage and other civil engineering packages to design and detail highway and drainage infrastructure and other civil engineering requirements on residential, commercial and industrial developments.
  • Working knowledge of Highway Authority Sections 38, 116, 117 and 278 and Water Authority sections 104, 116 and 185 agreements.

Benefits

An excellent benefits package will be offered to the successful applicant which will include;

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexi Time
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Birthday off work!
  • Health Shield Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension
  • Training and development
  • Sponsorship of professional membership

To apply

Please send your CV and covering letter to hr@patrickparsons.co.uk

 

Patrick Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds.