Civil Engineer

Skilled Careers Ltd
40000-50000 Per Annum + Package
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Civil Engineer, Solihull

The Company

My client is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

They are the creative force at the heart of many of the world?s most prominent projects both large and small scale in the built environment and across industry. With 90 offices in 35 countries our 10,000 staff offer a broad range of professional services and through our work we make a positive difference in the world.

My client?s commitment to a sustainable approach to its projects is both enshrined in a formal sustainability policy and embraced personally by the individuals that together make up the firm. My Clients independence, enabled by its employee ownership structure, fosters a distinctive culture and an intellectual independence that encourages collaborative working. This is reflected in everything we do, allowing us to develop meaningful ideas, help shape agendas and deliver results that frequently surpass the expectations of our clients. It also gives individuals the freedom to develop in a supportive and stimulating environment.

Why work with my client?

? A place where creativity, innovation and exciting technical challenges are always possible.

? We are trust-owned ? you will own shares in the company and therefore have an invested interest in its success.

? To have fun! And be part of a team that enjoys what they do, embracing a unique culture.

? Develop your career in the UK or Abroad through international assignments.

? Continued training and development is key to ensure we continue to develop our staff and look to the future requirements of our clients.

The Role

We have an opportunity for a Civil Engineer who is working towards incorporated or chartered membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers and is looking for technically challenging work on cutting edge projects to join our established Building Engineering team in Solihull.

You will play an active role in all stages of our projects from feasibility through to completion on diverse assignments, across a number of sectors. Not only will you be actively involved in the production of design information, you will also be involved in mentoring junior staff and reviewing project deliverables.

Key responsibilities:

? Interpreting client?s requirements in order to produce efficient and cost effective designs as part of an overall Civil?s deliverable package involving below ground drainage design, vehicle tracking, and pavement design and earthworks analysis.

? Collaborate with other construction professionals and specialist designers in order to integrate the civil engineering deliverables into an overall coordinated BIM model.

? You will be expected to liaise and communicate with both internal and external design teams and clients and represent the discipline at project meetings as the need arises.

? You will be expected to negotiate with Statutory Authorities such as Lead Local Flood Authorities, Environment Agency and Highways departments as the need arises.

? You will ensure standards are kept by seeking best practice throughout the firm using and contributing to technical forums. In doing this you will know when to challenge accepted practice in order to advance the discipline through a solid understanding of core principles.

? Mentor and provide guidance to our graduate engineers and technicians in all aspects of Civil Engineering.

With Civil Engineers located in most of their offices around the world you will be able to draw upon a vast knowledge bank via the firm?s technical forums.

Currently our buildings civil engineering team is actively engaged in over 30 live local, national and international projects. Our work ranges from concept design through to construction covering commercial, residential, airports, railways, hotels, sports stadia, swimming pools, museums, laboratories and many other specialist building types.

Requirements and skills

We are looking for an enthusiastic engineer with excellent design, technical, and software skills who enjoys working collaboratively in multi-disciplinary