Civil Design Engineer

Fission Recruitment Services Limited
£30000 - £35000 per annum
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Responsible for generating civils design as part of a multi-disciplinary design team.
Key objectives:

? Provide appropriate level of civils design including surface and foul water drainage, levels,
earthworks volumes and road alignments / pavement make-ups
? To be responsible for your own ICE training and effectively manage route to professional

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities:

? Be responsible for the production of detailed civil calculations in accordance with the relevant
standards and procedures.
? Be fully conversant with the basics of Ciria 753 (The SUDS Manual), Sewers for Scotland 3 and
other relevant British Standards and Eurocodes with respect to civils design and specification.
? Ensure quality of delivery when producing sketches or CAD drawings to internal and/or customer
? Work closely with other members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient and buildable solutions.
? Communicate and collaborate with engineers and technicians from other disciplines, other
consultants, etc.
? Promote and achieve excellent service through Perfect Delivery.
? Ensure thorough checking and accuracy of own deliverables and record documentation in
accordance with company QA procedures.
? Take active responsibility for maintaining calculation and drawing records.
? Develop positive relationships with customers through good professional conduct.
? Participate in knowledge sharing across team and locations.
? Attend in-house design courses and seminars and feedback to the rest of the department if required.
? Keep up to date with ICE CPD requirements.
? Report to management team as required.
? Excellent team ethic, and ability to work extended hours on occasions when required.
? Represent our client in external project technical meetings if required.
? Review specialist subcontractors/suppliers production calculations and drawings for technical
compliance with design intent.

Role definition and person specification

Person specification

Qualifications and training:

? Degree in civil engineering
? Ideally aiming for MICE in the future
? Eligible to pass criteria for security clearance and airside pass applications

Technical skills and experience


? High level proficiency of Microdrainage and Civils 3D.
? 'Engineer' proficiency in the use of AutoCAD 2D and 3D software.
? A good knowledge in the production of technical specifications and the ability to use NBS Building
and Create.
? Good knowledge and understanding of design of site wide infrastructure and earthworks.
? A keen eye for the detail of specific tasks, combined with an understanding of how such specifics fit
in with the project as a whole.
? Knowledge of CDM regulations.
? Knowledge of current UK technical standards/publications and legislation requirements.
? High level of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software i.e. word, excel, etc.

Team management:

? Ability to work accurately and methodically under pressure and strict deadlines, including the ability
to juggle multiple tasks
? Excellent time and cost management skills to ensure cost effective and accurate delivery
? Effectively manage own time and others within small teams across multiple projects and prioritise
? Strong demonstrable communication style and interpersonal skills, particularly the ability to influence
and negotiate both internally and externally
? Ability to work well within a team of other professionals (Architects, service engineers etc) in
delivering designs to satisfy the agreed brief

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