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Civil Engineer

  • Location:Guildford
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Closing date:26/04/2019

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 and accountabilities

  • 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 Graduate 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, a highway design package such as Civils 3D, Key Terra-firma or 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.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Birthday off work!
  • Flexi Time
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Training and development
  • Sponsorship of professional membership

To apply:

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