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Assistant Civil Engineer, One of the UK’s Leading Housebuilders (Leighton Buzzard)

  • Up to £40,000 basic salary plus benefits package
  • Residential Development
  • Buckinghamshire

About the company:

If you are interested in a career working for one of the top 4 developers in the UK then look no further! This opportunity is for one of the leading housebuilders recognised throughout the construction industry for their regeneration schemes whilst they have successfully grown from a small, family owned company to one of the most successful housebuilders in the UK.

This particular opportunity is to join one if it’s regional businesses units in one of the most successful regions opening across Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire. With several employees in this region having completed over 20 years of service they take pride in staff retention and believe in developing strong teams organically within their dynamic regional units. This company would suit an entrepreneurial individual as they are very strong on promoting within with over 70% of their staff being promoted to Director level.

About the opportunity:

Most professionals within the Design and Technical teams come from either an Architectural or Engineering background and this position offers a chance to gain expertise in design and project management.

The Design and Technician teams are involved in all aspects of housing design and innovations including responsibility for researching the best materials, at the best cost. There are a variety of house types with this developer, all of which come with unique challenges to solve.

You will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of technical information for new and current developments; assisting the Technical team with all Engineering related work; liaising with local authorities and water authorities in relation to S38, S278, S104, and S106 agreements; designing roads, drainage and external works and assisting with feasibility studies where required.

About the benefits and rewards:

In general, salaries will take into consideration a number of factors including market practice, the individuals experience and responsibilities and pay structures within the company itself. In this instance the company are looking to pay up to £40,000 basic salary plus package.

As an employer they appreciate that to maintain high standards across the board they are wholly reliant on their staff to achieve this, therefore they reflect these standards regarding the staff that they employ and ensure that those who are lucky enough to work for them are looked after extremely well in terms of job satisfaction, career prospects and remuneration.

About the requirements:

We are looking for professionals degree qualified in Civil Engineering or something similar who ideally have a couple of years Civil Engineering experience. We are looking at professionals from a Groundworks and RC Frames, Consultancy or Housebuilding background.

About the Recruitment Consultant responsible for the opportunity:

I’m Jas! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for five years I’ve established and grown the Technical and Design sector where my ‘bread and butter’ involves assisting Civil Engineers, Architectural Technicians, Technical Coordinators and Technical Managers into the Housebuilding sector with Architectural Practices, Residential Developers and Main Contractors. Career highlights also include assisting Technical Directors and Managing Directors into senior level positions.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for?

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The market has turned around considerably since last year and I find myself in a very fortunate position inundated with opportunities. Housebuilding seems busier than ever before with many continuing to work throughout the pandemic and lots of exciting projects in the pipeline therefore companies are finding themselves crying out for top quality talent!