Civil Engineering Technician

Carrington West
£18000 - £30000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a permanent position within our clients Civil Engineering team

This team undertakes the following tasks:
Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application advice
Design of roads, drainage, retaining walls, bridges and earthworks
Production of pre-planning reports, including Flood Risk Assessments, Foul
Drainage & Utility Assessments and Phase 1 Geo-Environmental Appraisals

The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for their clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for another capable and experienced technician. A suitable candidate will enjoy their work and the challenges provided by our clients.

Relevant skills & experience
Minimum of 2 years' experience using AutoCAD in a similar consultancy environment
HNC (equivalent) in Civil Engineering would be desirable
An ability to use the following software packages would be beneficial:
Micro Drainage, KeyTERRAFIRMA and AutoTrack
Experience with UK design principles, standards and law
Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing
Strong self-motivation and initiative
Good commercial awareness
An ability to work well with others as part of a team

A Civil Engineering Technician will ordinarily undertake the following tasks:
Prepare drawings and produce practical, safe and buildable designs in AutoCAD under the supervision of an Engineer
Assist with the preparation of technical and pre-planning reports
Provide technical support to other members of the in-house team
Liaise with clients, other members or the professional team and local authorities

Remuneration and training
The company will provide a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and professional membership fees, which are paid for one organisation. The company contributes to regular social events, such as go-karting, theatre trips, golf, bowling etc.
They have a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good morale and a low staff turnover. The company has a strong commitment to training ranging from 'on the job training' in new software and design techniques to training programs for Chartered status and external short courses.
The companies breadth of skills and experienced staff creates an excellent environment for new staff to undertake varied and rewarding tasks and expand their knowledge and skills. IND123