Senior / Principal Civil Engineer, Birmingham

Penguin Recruitment
£40000 - £50000/annum Benefits
13 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer to join their team in Birmingham. The Development Infrastructure team specialises in providing high level advice to mainly private sector clients on planning and design issues relating to Highways, Public Realm, Signal Design, Sewerage, SUDS, Building Drainage, Earthworks, Flood Protection and Utilities Coordination/Diversion on Residential, Retail, Industrial and Commercial Developments both in the UK and overseas.

The team offer a solution driven service to a variety of clients, if you want a chance to deliver some innovative thinking and are the type of person who sees a challenge not a problem then our Development Infrastructure team can offer you room to design your career.

A typical week would include:

* Working as a design engineer working within small teams produce designs and drawings to support planning applications and construction.
* Working on a number of projects and client accounts, liaising with clients at a local and national level.
* Mentoring and managing early career professionals ensuring technical excellence is in everything we deliver.

* Day to day project management support in the delivery of concept studies and strategies with hands on design, leading to planning applications or construction drawing issue.

About You

* A civil engineering degree
* An understanding of drainage and highway design principles (layout, etc.) including designs for Contract Documents and S278, S104 and S38 Adoption Agreements.
* Experience in; the design of sewers using WINDES, highways using PDS (or similar software packages) together with experience in applying Highways Agency and Local Authority design guidance.
* Strong communication skills and the desire to be a part of a successful close knit team

* Experience and an interest in helping the junior members of the team in producing designs.
* The ability to produce masterplans, site appraisals, write reports to support planning applications, design calculations and construction drawings

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