11 months ago
Job Title : Civil Engineer
Location : Bristol
Category : Civil Engineering
Type : Permanent Full-time
Salary : Negotiable
Reference # : RG1236
Salary: £Negotiable – depending on experience
At Ridge and Partners, we offer client care and advice that very few, if any can match. The Civil Engineering team fully embrace this philosophy by providing a comprehensive range of civil engineering design, procurement, coordination and project management services to support clients through the whole project life cycle; offering a full multi-disciplinary service or standalone specialist technical services.
The Ridge Civil Engineering team has particular expertise in highways design for roads, pavements, bridges, Section 278 Agreements and in earthworks engineering, cut and fill assessments, remediation, underground services, flood alleviation, sustainable drainage systems, pumping stations, sewerage and external works.
As a Civil Engineer based at our offices in Bristol covering a wide range of disciplines in property and construction, you will be responsible for providing a wide range of civil engineering services under the direction of the Discipline Partner.
Due to our continuing success and growth, we are now seeking an Engineer to join our team and undertake all aspects of the civil engineering design from Pre-Planning [Masterplanning], Conceptual design through to the production of As-Built drawings.
What you’ll be doing:
•Be responsible for delivering work to a fee agreed with a Project Manager
•Project profitability (monitoring / planning of costs and budgets)
•Prepare client / project proposals
•Oversees the delivery of projects
•Produce flood risk assessments (FRA’s) and Drainage strategies
•Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals
•Represent the company at external meetings with clients and fellow professionals
•Producing highways and drainage designs relating to medium to large development infrastructure projects
•Produce civil engineering drawings and layout and/or supervise/mentor more junior engineers & CAD Technicians
•Provides day-to-day client interface, conducting site visits for technical assessment or problem-solving
•Starting to run small jobs autonomously
•Flexible working to meet project deliverables, demonstrates efficient working under pressure
•Procure project resources
•Construct project teams from internal and external resources.
•Support senior civil engineering staff with design
What we need from you:
•2 or 3 years plus experience in a similar role, ideally within a private practice
•Pre-Planning experience for Flood Risk and/or Masterplanning support [desirable]
•A good understanding of the Sectional Agreements required to obtain technical approval for highway and drainage schemes (e.g. Section 278, Section 104 etc.)
•An understanding of DMRB and MfS Vol 1 and 2
•A relevant engineering qualification (BEng or equivalent)
•Good understanding of Building Regulation Part H designs, and
•A competent user of Windes Microdrainage, AutoCAD
•Fully conversant in AutoCAD with Civil Engineering related experience
Raising awareness – A commitment to understanding and promoting the wider Ridge services and capabilities, and to sharing this knowledge with the contacts you deal with, internally and externally with Clients and contact. All staff are expected to maintain a Cross-Selling log throughout the year, for review as part of the annual PDR process.
What's in it for you?
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:
•25 days holiday and study leave
•Company car or car allowance
•Pension: Standard 5% Ridge Contribution
•Highly competitive salary
•Hugh potential for progression and promotion
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Legal Support Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.
We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from social housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2008 for quality, ISO14001 environmental, ISO18001 Health & Safety and with Investors in People. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 585 people in ten offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click 'Apply Now' to be considered.
Closing Date : 10th November 2018