Senior Civil Engineer
We are seeking a senior civil engineer who would like the opportunity to apply their creative skills on challenging, high profile projects in our stimulating, interdisciplinary design studio in London. You will have a unique opportunity to work on an adverse range of challenging large-scale infrastructure designs in healthcare, education, retail and workplace.
You will be an engineer with a strong academic record and at least 2 years post-charter experience gained working on challenging projects. You will be able to demonstrate excellent technical aptitude supplemented by outstanding IT skills. You will enjoy expressing creative ideas through sketching and will be able to communicate effectively to build firm working relationships with architects, engineers, clients and contractors. You will demonstrate the ability to take the lead on technical issues and have a collaborative team-working style. This is a unique opportunity to develop your career at one of the UK’s leading interdisciplinary building design practices.
•Design of projects from the concept stage through to the construction stage;
•Mentoring of junior team members;
•Development of client relationships;
•Developing good relationships with professions across the business.
Your knowledge, experience and education
You will have proven experience in a similar design consultancy, and preferably, experience of working on site as a site/resident engineer. You will have a minimum of 2 years relevant post qualification (MICE) experience and good knowledge and experience of the following areas of civil engineering design:
•Drainage schemes associated with buildings, highways, public realm and landscape projects;
•Highway and pavement design associated with building projects;
•Undertaking of designs for section 38, 278 and 104 agreements;
•Assessment of flood risk;
•Good knowledge of civil engineering construction principles, design standards and legislation;
•Strong practical knowledge of Civils 3D, PDS, AutoCAD and WINDES.
Your personal skills
•Highly motivated and passionate about delivering projects to time, budget and quality;
•Organised and methodical with particular attention to detail;
•The ability to prioritise tasks and work to tight deadlines under pressure;
•Have a pragmatic approach and possess strong problem-solving techniques;
•Be commercially aware;
•Strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships at all levels with clients and employees alike and across all professional disciplines;
•Able to manage Client expectations;
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with an ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
We are a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, engineers and designers working together to create outstanding 'places for people'. Founded in the UK in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, the MENA region, India, and China. We have a leading track record in all major sectors and have over 900 awards for design quality.
Our engineering studio is vibrant. We offer leading thinking and inspirational solutions in the fields of structural engineering. Our aspiration as engineers is to use our engineering ideas to help shape design rather than simply deliver an architect-led solution. We design structures with maximum value for our clients and minimum impact on the planet.
What we offer
In return, we offer an excellent opportunity for your personal development as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, employee profit shares, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions and a great working environment.