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Design Engineer

  • £40,000 - £55,000
  • Civil Engineering
  • blackburn


About the company:

Our privately owned client, based in Blackburn, is a leading name in the Piling industry. They have been operating for the last 25 years and have an outstanding reputation in the industry. Due to this reputation, my client continues to grow year on year securing new and exciting projects. Over the last, 25 years they have built an excellent report with clients securing them continuous repeat business across the UK. They are a specialist piling sub-contractor who work on a mixture of projects valuing between £25,000 – £7M.

The yearly turnover of our client is £35M. This has been achieved through being market leaders, their use of new technology and from completing project budgets within set time parameters. Our clients will give you a great opportunity to enhance your career working on projects throughout the UK.

About the role:

Due to healthy order books and company expansion, there is a need for a design engineer to the pre-construction team. You’ll have an excellent opportunity to build on your existing experience by preparing competitive designs in accordance with design standards and works procedures for all the piling and groundworks on the project.  What’s great about this opportunity is the training and development my client provides. They understand where your strengths lie and work on your weaknesses to ensure you are developing your career to the highest standard. As my client is also continuing to grow and enjoy successful years they also want to ensure that this success is shared with employees also.

As a design engineer you will also have the opportunity to be a part of projects that vary in size and complexity. If you are looking for an opportunity to work on projects outside of what you know then my client is a great career option. Working on projects across the UK means you’ll come into contact with a variety of clients in meetings and mid/post tender interviews.

Plus, you will have to create and produce creative and competitive bids for a complete range of sheet piling solutions. This also includes contributing to an effective handover of secured projects to the construction department ensuring work has been completed efficiently.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent position, I am looking to speak to individuals who looking to earn anywhere from £40,000 to £55,000 per annum. Furthermore, there are also benefits associated with a large successful company.

About the requirements:

To be considered for this position, individuals must be qualified to a degree level. You are also required to have experience and knowledge of the latest geotechnical and structural design methods. This includes design codes including application to embedded retaining walls.

In addition to the above it’s important you have knowledge of certain packages including Master series, AutoCAD, WALLAP and CADS Pile wall suite and have the ability to highlight any commercial and technical risks.