Civil Engineer - Rivers, Coastal, Water & Environmental

Recruiter
Capita
Location
East Grinstead
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Civil Engineer - Rivers, Coastal, Water & Environmental

East Grinstead; London; Basingstoke; Peterborough or Birmingham

Short Overview:

Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure have a Job vacancy for a Civil Engineer with a water focus who is looking to become Chartered to work either in the North of the UK or the South in London and East Grinstead. We need you to work on a variety of projects in the Rivers and Coastal sector whilst supporting our Water, Rail, Highways and Tunnels divisions.

You will take responsibility for providing technical expertise and leading technical delivery on a wide variety of projects, including asset assessment and management plans, design of civil engineering works and site supervision.

You will have experience of:

  • Hydraulic analysis, including weirs and gates discharge capacity; hydraulic jump; scour protection etc.
  • Design of flood defences; such as retaining walls; earth embankments; soft engineering solutions; flood gates etc.
  • Finite element modelling using structural analysis packages such as LUSAS or SAP
  • Planning and undertaking asset inspections, including the preparation of safe systems of work
  • Site supervision, including CITB SMSTS qualification

Your Qualifications:

As the successful candidate, you will hold a BEng/MEng in a related Engineering field with significant experience in civil, structural or hydraulic engineering. You will be looking to become chartered with the relevant institution (ICE/IStructE). A valid UK driving licence is essential.

Full Job Details:

Following 2 years of continued success and growth in Capita's Water and Environment team, we are expanding our teams across all levels to support our delivery of a variety of projects in the Rivers and Coastal sector whilst supporting our Water, Rail, Highways and Tunnels divisions. Our key clients include the Environment Agency, Local Authorities and other leading national and international infrastructure providers.

We have recently won a £1M package of flood alleviation schemes in the Northwest of England and a number of site supervision contracts for flood alleviation schemes across the Southeast. Our pipeline of opportunities includes some of the most exciting major infrastructure projects in Europe, including HS2 Phases 1 and 2 and the Oosterwelt Link Immersed Tube Tunnel in Belgium.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our expansion process and to help Capita maintain and grow our position as a leading supplier of engineering and environmental services.

The Role & Responsibilities

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Civil Engineer to help us grow our team. As part of your role you will take responsibility for providing technical expertise and leading technical delivery on a wide variety of projects, including asset assessment and management plans, design of civil engineering works and site supervision. You will have the opportunity to take ownership of technical delivery ensuring high quality standards and working with project managers to ensure delivery to budget and programme. You will also be responsible for ensuring the projects you deliver take due regard for the latest Health and Safety policies and practices, including working in accordance with the Construction, Design and Management (CDM) Regulations 2015.

Qualifications

As the successful candidate, you will hold a BEng/MEng in a related Engineering field with significant experience in civil, structural or hydraulic engineering. You will be looking to become chartered with the relevant institution (ICE/IStructE). Experience of working directly for the Environment Agency would be an advantage. You will be required to drive on behalf of the company to visit clients/sites etc. and therefore a valid UK driving licence is essential.

Key skills

  • A robust understanding of civil engineering principles and their practical application with particular knowledge in the water environment
  • Experience in the analysis of civil engineering structures
  • Experience of the preparation and supervision of outline and detailed designs, including calculations drawings and specifications
  • Quality management experience in delivery of technical work
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of CDM regs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

In addition to the above, it would be desirable for you to be able to demonstrate excellence in some of the following technical areas:

  • Hydraulic analysis, including weirs and gates discharge capacity; hydraulic jump; scour protection etc.
  • Design of flood defences; such as retaining walls; earth embankments; soft engineering solutions; flood gates etc.
  • Finite element modelling using structural analysis packages such as LUSAS or SAP
  • Planning and undertaking asset inspections, including the preparation of safe systems of work
  • Site supervision, including CITB SMSTS qualification
  • As part of your role you will lead on specific technical aspects of projects from feasibility to detailed design and will support and provide advice to more junior members of the team.

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