Senior Design Engineer – Civil / Piling
Salary: £40 - £45, 000 + pkg
Regions: North of England, North West
A regional civil piling contractor is seeking a Senior Design Engineer to work within our Northern Business Unit based in Lancashire
Main duties will consist of:
-Prepare robust yet competitive designs in accordance with Works Procedures. Designs to cover bearing piles and retaining walls (secant/contiguous/diaphragm walls), and use all techniques (CFA, rotary, minipile).
-Provide technical and design support to alldepartments. This will require both the ability to work as an individual and as part of a team depending on the project.
-Attend external meetings with Clients as part of tendering teams
-Contribute to the continued improvement of the design process within the department.
-Keep up to date with current technological and design developments through Continuing Personal Development.
-Mentoring students and graduate designers
-Support Chief Engineer in maintaining assurance levels through ensuring internal procedures are followed, and involvement in internal and external audits
Knowledge & Experience required
-Chartered Engineer or close to chartered status with a Degree or Masters level qualification
-Preferably 10 years or more direct experience in the design and construction of deep foundations
-Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate verbally and in written form both internally and externally.
-Detailed working knowledge of the latest geotechnical and structural design methods and design codesalong with their application in the design of piles and embedded retaining walls.
-Good knowledge of software packages such as WALLAP, Oasys suite (Adsec, Adcol)
-Good working knowledge of construction processes, methods and site practices.
-Understanding of designer’s role and responsibilities under current legislation.
-Ability to identify, assess and highlight technical and commercial risks.