Senior Civil Engineer
Senior Civil Engineer
We are seeking a senior civil engineer who wants the opportunity to apply their creative skills on challenging, high-profile projects in our stimulating, inter-disciplinary design studio in Bristol.
You will have a unique opportunity to work on infrastructure designs (roads and drainage) associated with building and landscape projects.
The position is to lead civil engineering the team within the Bristol studio, with the successful candidate assisting in the development and growth of the team.
You will be an engineer with a strong academic record and 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.
You have ambition to develop yourself and your team.
This is a unique opportunity to develop your career at one of the UK's leading interdisciplinary building design practices.
The role will include, but not be limited to, the following responsibilities:
Design of projects from the concept stage through to the construction stageMentoring of junior team membersDevelopment of client relationshipsAssisting directors in seeking out and securing new opportunities
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 projectsHighway and pavement design associated with building projectsUndertaking of designs for section 38, 278 and 104 agreementsGround modellingMasterplanningAssessment of flood riskYou will have a good knowledge of civil engineering construction principles and standards.
You will have strong practical knowledge of Civils 3D, PDS, AutoCAD and WINDES and be confident in your knowledge of relevant design standards and legislation.
Your personal skills
Being highly motivated and passionate about delivering projects to time, budget, and qualityBeing organized and methodical with particular attention to detailHaving the ability to prioritize tasks and work to tight deadlines under pressureHaving a pragmatic approach and possess strong problem-solving techniquesBeing commercially awareHaving strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships at all levels with clients and employees alike and across all professional disciplinesBeing able to manage Client expectationsHaving excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with an ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.