Associate Civil Engineer

Water & Utilities
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and civil services consultancies. They have a requirement for a Associate Civil Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This role will be based at...

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Job description

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and civil services consultancies. They have a requirement for a Associate Civil Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This role will be based at their office in London.  

 

Job Description:  

 

This role would support projects in multiple sectors including transportation, energy, and defence.  

 

- The candidate must be willing to participate in the Practice and foster collaboration with colleagues. They would also demonstrate a commitment to and participation in the industry.  

- The role will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience, and problem-solving skills whilst providing good opportunities for career development. If you have a passion for engineering and want to understand where a career with our Client might lead then we would like to hear from you.  

 

As an Associate Civil Engineer with our Client, the successful candidate would have the following responsibilities:  

- Undertake, and technically lead teams in Civil Engineering designs including Surface Water, Foul Water, Reinforced Concrete Structures, Utility Design, and Coordination.  

- Competently lead teams to deliver schemes on a large range of projects, from individual large-scale ‘Mega-projects’ through to multiple projects within frameworks.  

- Prepare briefs, scopes of work, and input into bid proposals.  

- Successfully manage time and budgets to key project milestones and programmes.  

- Work closely with teams in the UK and overseas to deliver integrated design solutions.  

- Adhere to quality assurance standards in design.

Requirements

- Chartered Civil Engineer with strong experience track record.  

- Proficiency in designing at least one of the sub-fields of Civil Engineering with an excellent knowledge of the applicable codes and guidance of that sub-field (examples of sub-fields: Surface Water, Foul Water, Reinforced Concrete Structures, - Utility Design, and Coordination).  

- Experience in design delivery, including coordinating with other disciplines in multidisciplinary design.  

- Experience leading a design team.  

- Experience in business development and successful competitive tendering.  

- Engineer with sound problem-solving skills, and a pragmatic, practical mind.  

- Take accountability and responsibility for work carried out by the individual or the team.  

- Work well with and form relationships with others, including the client team, other disciplines, and contractors at all levels (junior – senior) inside and outside the business.  

- Be self-motivated to produce high-quality deliverables.  

- Experience working with and negotiating with key project stakeholders including regulatory, statutory, and local bodies.  

- Produce designs following CDM regulations.  

- Strong communication skills, independent working, presenting, and influencing skills.  

 

Key Requirements (desirable):  

- Sound knowledge across a range of external works design, including utilities, paved and unpaved surfaces, earthworks, access and accessibility, construction logistics, and familiarity with current UK design standards and working practices.  

- Proficiency in designing within appropriate digital analysis packages, following local and national guidance. eg MicroDrainage, InfoWater, or InfoWorks for drainage.  

- Robust understanding of contracts (principally NEC forms) and their administration.  

- Robust experience in change management and QA processes.  

- Have experience mentoring junior staff.  

- Digital skills or an appetite to learn is key.

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