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Civil Design Engineer – Consultancy

  • £40,000 - £50,000
  • Consultancy
  • Oxford

About the company:

With a 45 year history in providing Structural and Civil engineering, as well as Land and Building surveying services to prestigious clients across the Private and Public sectors, our client is a well-established, NCE100 listed Consultancy that employs 100 staff in the UK. Specialists in providing civil and structural engineering design services, this company is also able to add Highways and Transport Planning to its portfolio of expertise.

The company’s Oxford based office is well located geographically and attracts professionals and specialists from locations further afield. A key attraction towards this company is also its friendly and supportive working environment, low staff turnover, and strong commitment to training and professional development. The staff here enjoy regular social events such as go-karting, theatre trips, golf, bowling and meals out!

About the role:

A permanent position has arisen within their Civil Engineering team which is responsible for the design of roads, drainage, retaining walls, bridges and earthworks. Also, production of pre-planning reports, including Flood Risk Assessments, Foul Drainage & Utility Assessments and Geo-Environmental Appraisals.

The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for their clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for another capable and experienced engineer. The role itself will take a global view of infrastructure issues for new development. The ideal candidate will prepare detailed designs of road and drainage infrastructure, junction alterations and new services. You will produce technical reports on flood risk, drainage, utilities and geo-environmental issues, whilst taking responsibility for liaising with clients, project teams and local authorities.

About the benefits and rewards:

The salary will be dependent on level and exposure to the industry, however you can expect a base salary in the region of £40,000 – £50,000 + additional package.

About the requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a Degree in Civil Engineering and 4+ years experience in civil engineering design. You will also be experienced in the use of industry-standard design software packages, such as Micro Drainage and experienced also in the use of AutoCAD for drafting design solutions. You will be comfortable dealing with clients and other members of the professional team, and demonstrate good overall commercial awareness.