Senior Design Engineer

£45000 - £55000/annum £45,000 - £55,000 ca,bonus,pensi
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
One of the UKs leading infrastructure contractors require a proven design engineer to join their expanding HQ in London. The projects are varied from rail,power and water

Main duties and responsibilities

Carry out detailed design and checking of temporary works and permanent works for civil, structural and engineering projects.
Provide technical support to assist with operational activities.

Technical and design:

Preparation and checking of preliminary designs for pricing and detailed technical designs for projects; calculations, drawings, specifications, risk assessments, design certificates etc.
Ensure design outputs comply with CDM, health and safety, environmental legislation, good industry practice and other relevant guidance.
Provision of technical information and advice to site teams and support services.
Review of method statements for complex or unusual tasks.
Experience in the detailed design of permanent and temporary works and the use of CAD.

Working knowledge of relevant industry specifications; CESWI, Network Rail, Highways DMRB and MCDHW, NSSS, NSCS, Building Regulations, etc.

Assist with proposal and development of alternative solutions during bid, design or construction phases.
Assist with the development and maintenance of processes, procedures and standards for design.
Obtain or provide pricing for estimating purposes.
Liaison with customers, suppliers and third parties as necessary.
Assist with promoting the company and department to customers.
Experience in the water and rail sectors would be an advantage

Experience in obtaining third-party technical approval of proposals (Network Rail, Highways Agency, DNOs etc).

Academic and professional qualifications

Degree or equivalent in civil, structural or other relevant engineering discipline.
Current relevant CSCS card, SHEA passport would be an advantage.

Chartered or incorporated or membership of a relevant professional institution or working towards.
Working knowledge of engineering and design management, construction, methods, equipment, processes and technical design