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Senior Civil Infrastructure Engineer

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Senior Civil Infrastructure Engineer

Salford Quays



An ambitious Senior Engineer is required to help develop the infrastructure capability of a growing Civil and Structural department. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of Autodesk Civil 3D, Microdrainage and AutoCAD and will be keen to mentor graduate engineers / technicians in both technical design aspects and BIM software integration. A thorough understanding of earthworks design, below ground foul and surface water drainage design, pavement design, external works and 3D underground services co-ordination is required.

Key Objectives

  • Undertake all aspects of infrastructure design work on a range of project sizes across the following sectors: Aviation, Public Sector, Rail, Power, defence and Life Sciences.

  • Act as a technical authority for Infrastructure Design across all UK offices.

  • Contribute to the development and mentoring of junior staff and the continual improvement of our department BIM capabilities.

  • Be highly proficient in AutoCAD, Autodesk Civil 3D and Microdrainage.

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Perform all technical and departmental duties as listed above.

  • Keep up to date with drainage design trends / customer awareness / design techniques.

  • Review specialist subcontractor’s supplier’s production drawings for technical compliance with design intent.

  • Carry out technical design reviews/critiques of projects in progress.

  • Represent the business in external project technical meetings and site visits if required.

  • Assist with developing staff by recommending appropriate training.

Qualifications and training

  • HNC/ HND Civil Engineering and / or recognised Engineering Degree

  • Professional membership of an appropriate body (CIHT, ICE, IHE etc.) would be beneficial

  • Full UK Driving Licence

Technical skills and experience

  • Technically competent in all aspects of Infrastructure design and co-ordination

  • Ideally the candidate will have demonstrable experience of the following:

    • Storm, foul and process drainage network design

    • Attenuation solutions and / or specification

    • Planning, designing and implementing SUDS

    • Ground level modelling and underground services coordination using Civils 3D

    • Flexible and rigid pavement design

    • Independent liaison with statutory authorities

    • Undertaking Private and Public Highways (S38), Adoptable Public Sewers (S104) and

    • Highway Improvement Works (S278) agreements

    • Project delivery within some of the sectors we operate within

  • Full understanding and delivery of assurance/sign off requirements.

  • Up to date with adoptable standards and practices.

  • Proven track record of exceptional project delivery and client satisfaction.

  • Proven ability to work within a fully integrated, multidiscipline design team.

  • Experience of using Bentley MicroStation and Revit would be beneficial.

  • Exceptional communication skills both written and oral

  • Excellent IT skills

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