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5 months ago
Amey PLC
Location: Darlington
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Civil Engineering Jobs
About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?

To develop designs from concept to detailed design using local and national guidance and best practice to achieve cost effective solutions in accordance with the Client's requirements. Produce feasibility studies, engineering solutions, design concepts. design details, calculations, drawings, specifications, reports and other technical documents in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with Amey procedures.

To provide support to a Senior and/or Principal Engineer within a design team to ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards and that the delivery of all the specified project outcomes are on time, within budget and to the quality required.

What will this role involve?

* Implement the project requirements to fully meet the client specification in accordance with relevant standards;

* Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence;

* Be confident to work under minimum supervision and competent to check the work of others and supervise less experienced or junior staff;

* Assist with competency appraisal processes subject to suitable level of supervision;

* Carry out site visits and surveys, inspections and supervise sub-contractors;

* Prepare and check feasibility studies, inspection, assessment and technical reports and other written documents in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with Amey procedures;

* Management of own workload to help ensure timely project delivery is achieved within budget and to the required standard;

* Comply with the requirements of the Amey Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations;

* Prepare/check design approach, calculations, drawings and documents;

* Take line management responsibility for the direction and supervision of junior design team members to help ensure timely project delivery is achieved within budget and in accordance with the specification;

* Engage in client and third party liaison;

* Support the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts, when required;

* Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment;

* Undertake the performance appraisals for all reporting staff and support learning and development opportunities;

What are we looking for?

* Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng / IEng through ICE, CIHT or IStructE) or approaching CEng or IEng status having completed the necessary training requirements;

* Experience in the preparation of highways structures schemes (bridges, retaining walls, culverts etc.) including preparation of Specifications, bill items, risk assessments and method statements;

* Experience of working to structural design codes, and experience of working to the Highways England DMRB and MCHW;

* Computer literate and conversant with the MS Office suite. Experience with appropriate engineering software packages (AutoCAD, structural analysis packages such as LUSAS, SuperSTRESS, MIDAS);

* Experience of Level 2 BIM would be an advantage;

* Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to lead a small team and have a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict deadlines. Experience in dealing with clients, other consultants and the public;

* Client focused approach to service delivery;

* IOSH working and managing safety would be an advantage;

* Experience in environmental awareness for managers would be an advantage.

What makes this role unique?

You will ensure that good relationships with all external parties are maintained to enhance the reputation of the company and the delivery of projects to the customer.

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