Civil Technician

Calibre Search
31 Mar 2019
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location – Manchester

Salary - £30-36k (DOE)

Title – Civil Infrastructure Technician

The client I’m currently working with provide multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy services across the UK from a single office they have situated in Central Manchester. Although they have a national presence, they have grown this from the independent consultancy they are. The Company prides itself on delivering innovative and commercial construction and infrastructure engineering solutions on a very wide range of projects across the business sector spectrum. There delivery teams comprise of professionally qualified engineers of every discipline and the Company is committed to developing its skill base by employing people who are passionate about their careers, thrive on responsibility and committed to exceeding client’s requirements. With an extensive client list comprising of many leading construction companies, national development companies, institutional investors and other household names.

The office consists of a Civil / Structural and Highway engineers and technicians, they have around 20 technical staff and 3 Directors alone in the Manchester office, one of which is no-longer hands on. The consultancy has a great presence with the likes of ISG, Kier, Louis Vuitton and many local councils. The main of their major infrastructure projects and structural work exceed £35million at a time. Along with this they work on major educational, residential, commercial and health care schemes in and around the North West region.

I am currently looking for a Technician for their busy civil engineering team, based in their Manchester office. It is essential that the candidate will be capable of working well within a team environment. They will have good mathematical and technical skills, an up to date knowledge of the relevant software and standards to produce quality detailed drawings / designs, ensuring that engineering solutions produced comply with current design and construction standards, applicable legislation and client expectations; and are delivered in accordance with the agreed timescales. Must have knowledge and experience on Civils 3D, Microdrainage exposure would be a bonus.

Civil engineering design and drafting functions will be primarily in the field of highways, drainage, utilities and earthworks and specific experience of the following is desirable:

3D site modelling and road design using PDS design suite

S38/S278 highway design to Manual for Streets and Design Manual for Roads & Bridges

Volumetric Assessment

Drainage design for Private and Adoptable Systems (Strategy and Layout, Hydraulic Calculations)

General Detailed Drawing using AutoCAD 2014

Undertaking Statutory Authority Searches & Liaison

General Reporting and Correspondence

Construction Specifications

Risk Assessments

You must have at least 2 years experience working in a UK consultancy working on similar schemes. It is vital that you have experience and exposure to similar schemes with experience on Civils 3D and possibly microdrainage but this is only desirable. In house promotions are common with this consultancy and they are keen for the right candidate to come in, grow and progress with them and push their own business ideas.

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