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  • Location:Birmingham
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Closing date:30/07/2020

Patrick Parsons are recruiting in our Birmingham office for a Technician to join our Civil Engineering team. This is an excellent opportunity to join our forward thinking multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy.

The purpose of the role is to support with the design, submission and approval of a wide and diverse range of projects including residential, educational, healthcare & commercial sectors.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Attend internal design review meetings.
  • Preparation of calculations.
  • Production of drawings and construction details using AutoCAD.
  • Supporting the administration of projects.
  • Supporting the Civil/Senior Civil Engineers throughout the highway and drainage design process.
  • Ensuring outputs meet the required standards.
  • Meeting agreed deadlines.
  • Working in both an office environment and on site.
  • Site visits and survey with senior members of staff.
  • Contributing to providing solutions to design problems.
  • Ensuring designs meet required standards following our Quality Management System.
  • Keeping training log up to date and attending, where necessary, CPD/training events.
  • Adhere to health & safety regulations.
  • Residential designs to local authority and water authority standards.
  • Conversant with current building regulations.
  • Designing to NHBC and LABC standards.
  • Ability to produce private (non-adoptable) levels and drainage designs for residential, commercial and industrial development.
  • Earthworks modelling would be advantageous.

Person specification

  • HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience within the house building sector and how it operates will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of all approval processes including Highways Section 38, 278 and Water Authority Section 104 technical agreements.
  • Ability to work with other design team members in the design process.
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD and an understanding of Civil Engineering design packages such as Site 3D, Civil 3D and MicroDrainage.
  • A solid understanding of road, levels and drainage designs.


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

  • Flexible working environment
  • 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

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