Senior Design Engineer

    Sector:
    Geotechnical
    Location:
    Nottinghamshire
    Salary:
    £45,000 to £50,000 + Car Allowance + Private Healthcare + Life Insurance + Pension
    Reference:
    011219 PKI

    A leading civil engineering contractor’s continued growth has brought about a requirement for a proven geotechnical engineer to manage and undertake design work and technical project co-ordination from its Nottinghamshire headquarters.

    The Position:

    Part of a small but busy team providing design and technical services, the successful candidate will work on projects encompassing:

    • Driven, CFA/SFA, bored and micro piling
    • Embedded retaining walls including sheet piles, augered/bored, king posts and combi-walls
    • Ground anchors
    • Soil nail reinforced slopes
    • Working platforms
    • Drilling and grouting
    • Waling beams, propping, working platforms, capping beams

    Key responsibilities will include:

    • Preparing engineering solutions in accordance with contract documents
    • Undertaking design submissions including calculations, design reports, feedback reports and technical drawings
    • Communicating technical issues clearly with all levels of audiences within the construction industry
    • Providing technical expertise and support to the sales, estimating and contracts departments
    • Carrying out technical and risk appraisals to satisfy clients
    • Adhering to current Environmental, Health & Safety policies and Integrated Management System
    • Exercising continuous professional development within ground engineering

    The Candidate:

    Applicants will be expected to demonstrate:

    • A minimum of three years’ relevant design experience
    • A minimum degree qualification in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering or soil mechanics
    • Chartership, or aspirations thereof, to the ICE
    • Comprehensive understanding of current and relevant design standards, codes of practice and execution of special geotechnical works
    • Confident communication skills
    • Good understanding of roles and responsibilities of a design and build contractor in accordance with CDM Regulations 2015
    • Proficiency in the use of CAD
    • Sound engineering judgement, innovative ideas and an eye for detail

    The Company:

    A subsidiary of one of Europe’s leading civil engineering companies, our client has been established in the UK for over thirty years and is a specialist piling, geotechnical, sheet piling, retaining wall and ground engineering contractor.

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