Assistant Civil Engineer - Cardiff or Bristol

Arcadis Llp
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Civil Engineer - Cardiff or Bristol The railway sector is one of our core markets, a position it has held throughout our history. We pride ourselves on delivering new and exciting resolutions for rail infrastructure design and construction schemes. Our Civil Design Team continues to add to their impressive list of project awards and recent successes have seen them secure some of the UK's most high profile, complex and stimulating projects to complement their existing portfolio of works. The new schemes are diverse and technically complicated and include London Bridge Station Regeneration, Crossrail, Bank Station Regeneration and Manchester Victoria. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of some of the UK's most prestigious and challenging schemes and we are currently working on behalf of Network Rail, Rail Operating Companies and Contractors throughout the UK on Grip 2 to 8 stages of major infrastructure projects and frameworks, designing and engineering complex technical solutions to meet / exceed our client's needs. There are also opportunities to work in a variety of sectors such as housing & development, local authority and education. Requirements: We are seeking to locate a career minded Assistant Civil Engineer to support the expanding rail design team in Cardiff or Bristol working on a variety of on-going design projects within railway and other sectors. The role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows. Please note that Arcadis adhere to the rail industries Drug and Alcohol policies and you may be tested randomly for Drugs and Alcohol at any time during your employment. To be considered, we are seeking candidates with the following credentials: Minimum Academic Qualifications: - Master's degree in civil engineering - Student/Graduate membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Essential Experience: - You will have gained 3+ years of civil / structural design experience ideally within the rail sector and in a consultancy environment - Working toward Chartered Engineer status with ICE or IStructE - Experience preparing design deliverables using civil engineering design software packages - You will be an Innovative thinker, a team player, proactive and delivery focused - You will possess the enthusiasm to tackle stretch tasks - You will be flexibility to travel throughout the UK - Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven planning and organisation skills - Good IT skills including Microsoft Office applications Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Team Leader / Associate Director within the Civil Design Team, you will provide technical support into assigned projects under professional supervision for the successful delivery of technically challenging designs. As we operate in such a diverse marketplace, we can safely say that you will gain an experience of working on a wide and varied portfolio of projects which will enhance your skills and test your design and technical knowledge. You will work in collaboration with other design disciplines and acquire the knowledge and practical skills through on-the-job learning to attain Chartered Engineer status and develop industry knowledge though affiliations and continuing education. Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: - Developing skills and knowledge base in both the technical and management streams - Assisting with the preparation of documentation relating to projects - Preparing design calculations, drawings, specifications, reports and other project documentation as required in line with company and client requirements as well as national standards and codes of practice - Participating in the resolution of technical issues - Gaining experience and proficiency in Arcadis systems and procedures - Becoming familiar with, and compliant with, relevant Health, Safety and Welfare regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team - Building relationships with Clients on projects - Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager or Arcadis Remuneration & Benefits At Arcadis we believe in rewarding our staff for their commitment and endeavours and we have designed a flexible benefits package that we feel will suit all of our team. You will receive a basic salary that will match your skills, experience and requirements, coupled with: Pension matched to 8% Healthcare Income Protection Annual Leave Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid Tax Free Season Ticket Loan Cycle to Work Scheme Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave Childcare Vouchers Birthday Vouchers Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make! How to Apply: Applying could not be easier, please click the link below and follow the simple steps to upload your CV and commence what could be the next and most fulfilling chapter in your career to date.
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