Trainee Design Engineer - House Builder

Building Careers UK Ltd
Warrington, UK
15 Oct 2019
09 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Main Responsibilities of the Role:

Land acquisition stage.
  • Support DDE during commissioning topographical surveys to be undertaken.
  • Undertake site visits with DDE and ensure existing manhole logs are completed.
  • Support Development Design Engineer during the production of constraints plan.

Detailed Design Stage (DCO)
  • Support DDE in the production of civil engineering working drawings (S38/220/278/104) including drainage layout, Longitudinal Sections, Setting Out, Plot Drainage, External Works in accordance with company standards.
  • Support DDE in the production foundation zoning plans and preliminary 1:50 foundation plans informed by way of Geo-environmental reports, remediation / enabling strategy and internal Development Strategy
  • Issue drawings to Development Managers to agreed timescale in order they can issue to all internal Departments.
  • Manage Engineering section of the Drawing Register
  • Support DDE in the production of standard and site specific details as required.
  • Support DDE in amending drawings following comments from Local Authority Highways Department, LLFA and United Utilities to ensure all designs comply with S104 and S38 Standards.

On site
  • Liaise with site managers during construction period.
  • Liaise with sub-consultants and external parties as required.
  • Ensure technical content produced is implemented out on site.
  • Commission as built topographical surveys
  • Support DDE and Site Engineer in order the road and sewers are placed on maintenance and subsequently adopted.

Knowledge and Skills Required to be successful in the Role
  • ONC Civil Engineering progressing to HNC.
  • Demonstrable an understanding in highways and drainage design
  • Excellent technical and communication skill.
  • Awareness of H&S Legislation and the CDM Regulations.
  • Experience in use of software such as AutoCAD and the Microsoft Office Suite of programmes.

If you would like to hear more and see where this company can take you career, you can contact me on 0161 714 3800 or

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