Assistant Civil Engineer

Niyaa People
West Midlands
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Civil Engineer
Midlands | Permanent
?30 35,000 D.O.E

Would you like to play a key role in creating new housing developments across the Midlands? An experienced Civil Engineer is required for a permanent opportunity with a national housing developer. Boasting an exciting and diverse portfolio of new homes and with a strong emphasis on community development and sustainability, this leading house builder is undergoing an exciting period of growth, and is subsequently looking to develop their Engineering department.

Working out of modern offices, this tight-knit team fosters a family feel environment, and offers the right Civil Engineer with fantastic opportunities to progress their career and challenge themselves in a pressured but rewarding environment. Your key responsibility is for the detailed design phase of development from initial concept through to plot completion. You will be tasked with coordinating the delivery of design and drawing packages, commissioning surveys and ensuring work is compliant with building regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

? Under the guidance of the Senior Engineer, interpret geo-technical and geo-environmental reports and advise on development constraints;
? Procure topographical surveys, utility surveys, structural and party wall surveys;
? Oversee the development of a cost effective road and sewer design utilising consultants together with detailed local site works design development;
? Instruct and secure relevant reports to assist in securing planning approval including Flood Risk Assessments, Geo-environmental Appraisals, Transportation Assessments, Utility Appraisals
? Co-ordinate and manage external consultants to resolve any engineering issues
? Ensure compliance with building regulations and NHBC standards
? Ensure all engineering drawings for tender process and start on site are available (including foundations and any remediation proposals to meet with development programme)
? Secure technical approval for roads and sewers together with any off site works.
? Oversee the preparation of all services drawings i.e. existing and proposed.
? Input and preparation of the CDM/Health and Safety/Environmental System/LAMP checklists
? Undertake regular site visits and attendance at site project meetings

Key Skills/Experience:

? Experience of civil engineering gained within house building industry/consultancy e.g. roads and sewers, foundations, drainage, utilities, etc.
? Established track record of undertaking and/or managing engineering design and ability to undertake thorough and comprehensive value engineering.
? Good understanding of engineering legislation, regulatory and emerging requirements.
? Conversant with interpretation of ground conditions, road and sewer design, foundation design, remediation requirements and utility procurement
? AutoCAD and detail drawing skills
? Civil Engineering related qualification (ONC/HNC or equivalent)

Niyaa People represent Civil & Structural professionals seeking freelance or permanent employment across the Country from our Birmingham office. We deal with a range of local, regional and international practises to find you the right opportunities for your career goals.

?250 referral incentive: If you know of anyone who you feel maybe suitable for this role we would welcome a personal or professional referral. We thank each successful referral with ?250.

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