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Civil Design Engineer

Job Title: Civil Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: 12176
Contact Name: Ash Stone
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Job Published: about 1 month ago

Rubicon Consulting is currently recruiting for a Civil Design Engineer on a Permanent basis based in Plymouth.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team headed by a Design Manager, you will be responsible for the production of outline and detailed civil design deliverables on a wide range of AMP7 infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects.


Responsibilities of the Civil Design Engineer:-

  • Ascertaining Clients’ requirements through reference to their specification documents and visiting sites with their nominated personnel.  A key requirement is the ability to determine the actual operational requirement and propose appropriate solutions
  • Working alongside the Design Manager and delivery staff to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
  • Promoting innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities
  • Providing outline and detailed civil engineering outputs from inception to completion of schemes, including working alongside site installation / construction personnel
  • Coordinating design production between in house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our clients’ designers
  • Ensuring design work is completed to agreed programmes, financial budgets and KPI’s
  • Liaising with clients’ engineering staff to ensure designs are approved in accordance with required timescales

Requirements of the Civil Design Engineer:-

  • Possess an industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • Be chartered or pursuing chartership with 5+ years’ experience within the water industry
  • Be adept at working closely with construction staff in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft packages (experience with AutoCAD software would be an advantage)

Ideally candidates will have experience / knowledge of:

  • Water and wastewater processes
  • Water and wastewater infrastructure
  • BIM / PAS 1192
  • Water companies and their ways of working
  • Civil design of structures including pumping stations, gravity and pressure pipelines, inlet works, settlement tanks, secondary and tertiary treatment structures and associated works
  • Preparation of civil general arrangement drawings
  • Hydraulic analysis including open channel hydraulic calculations
  • Interpretation of ground investigation reports
  • Selection and appraisal of suppliers and their design submissions
  • Preparation of documentation in accordance with the CDM regulations
  • Identification of the temporary works requirements of the permanent works design
  • Co-ordination of design at all stages

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