Senior Civil Engineer


Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Job Description

Exercise due care and diligence in all aspects of engineering design and detailing.
Preparation of detailed drawings and calculations to obtain technical approval for adoptable highway, or sewerage schemes in accordance with national and local authority specifications including S38 and S278 for highways and S104, S106 and S98 etc for sewerage. Projects will include residential, commercial and industrial developments.
Preparation of private drainage layouts, external levels, geometric setting out, and construction details etc for residential, commercial and industrial schemes for NHBC or Building Regulation approval.
Drawings to be produced using AutoCAD Civil 3D. Calculations to be produced using industry standard software i.e. WinDes by MicroDrainage.
Undertake pre-purchase feasibility studies and resolution of planning conditions including drainage feasibility and highways considerations. Knowledge of design and implication of flood risk assessments and SUD`s techniques advantageous.
Preparation of 3D ground models for volume calculations, cut and fill exercises, vertical road profiles, etc.
Liaise and communicate with clients and external agencies i.e. Environment Agency, Regional Highway Authorities and Sewerage authorities, etc.
Assist with other traffic / transport related tasks if requested by your Line Manager/Associate.
Undertake site inspections.
Maintain professional development.
Control the programmed performance of projects.

Essential Skills

Use of AutoCAD Civil 3D preferred but not essential.
Working experience of drainage and highway design and detailing.
Working experience of MicroDrainage WinDES.
Use of Microsoft Office software packages i.e. Excel, Word, etc.
Working appreciation of highway and general structures.

Academic or Training Requirements

Preferred: Class 2:1 Degree in an appropriate ‘built environment’ discipline and working towards membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, or similar learned society/professional body.

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