Civil Engineer - Highways & Drainage

Hays Building
£35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Closing date
29 Jan 2022

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Civil Engineer job in Leicester for an experienced Civil Engineer in Highways and Drainage.

Your new company
A forward thinking, pro-active business that delivers schemes throughout the East Midlands and United Kingdom, undertaking civil engineering design services across a broad range of sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, leisure, education, retail and heritage. This work is undertaken for clients from both the public and private sectors. They build strong relationships with clients, contractors and other industry professionals that have been established over many years of working together. The team undertakes pre-planning engineering reports/studies, designs adoptable highway and drainage works involving SuDS drainage features and private civil engineering works using Microdrainage and PDS industry standard software with final drawings produced in AutoCAD.

Your new role
Your role will involve liaison with clients to take project briefs, preparation of quotations, distribution of work across the civil engineering team and technical reviews. You will undertake communication with other teams to assist in maintaining financial consistency across company. You will have financial oversight and control of schemes within the civils team and full control of your personal schemes. You will coordinate financial forecasts in the civils team, prepare invoices and monitor the financial success of the team. Your role will include the determination of design standards through discussion with peers, sharing of knowledge with all and keeping an oversight on the design of all schemes within team.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an experienced Civil Engineer with 5 -10 years' + experience within the industry. You can demonstrate good knowledge of Microdrainage or PDS and Autocad. You are also familiar with Civils 3D. Your knowledge of SuDS Drainage features will be essential as is your knowledge of S38, S278 and S106. You are an able communicator, both in written English and verbally, in person and on the telephone. Your knowledge of the CDM Regulations and construction industry health and safety is essential.

What you'll get in return
A competitive salary will be offered and is subject to relevant experience and qualifications. You will also be offered a range of benefits including a contributory pension scheme. Your new employer believes that their staff are at the heart of what they do, and they are committed to employing the best. In return they can offer career development and training opportunities. You will will be given a detailed induction to assist you to settle into the role and work in cooperation with the other members of the team. You will be encouraged to participate in marketing events and maintain close relationships with clients and other industry professionals.

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