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11 months ago
Peter Brett Associates
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Civil Engineering Jobs
Senior Civil Engineer

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Job Location: Birmingham

Salary Details: Not Specified

Type of contract: Permanent - Full Time/Flexible

Vacancy Reference: 257

The Opportunity

Are you looking to join a forward-thinking engineering team with passion for delivering prestigious local projects and exciting developments nationwide and overseas?

PBA is an organisation that is working on exciting projects such as the redevelopment of Paradise Circus in the centre of Birmingham and we’re delivering technical assessments of Driver Experience Centres and motorsport venues in both the UK and overseas.

So, if you have the passion and enthusiasm to be part of our success then we would love to hear from you.

Brief insight into the team’s recent successes

PBA’s Birmingham Infrastructure team has been going from strength to strength since the team was established 4 years ago. A number of exciting and challenging schemes have helped the team to grow to its current size, creating a solid base for future growth and diversification.

One of the most significant schemes over this period has been the design and construction of the highway changes associated with the Paradise development in central Birmingham. Following on from providing transport planning services to achieve successful planning application, we were engaged to provide fully detailed designs for all highway works, including pavement design, drainage, retaining structures, access to utility tunnels and buried plantrooms, lighting, signals and so forth. We assisted the developer in tendering the works, and then administered the NEC3 contract on behalf of the client. This £13M scheme has proved the catalyst for the wider £600M development scheme, which is continuing at pace. Due to our knowledge, we continue to advise the client on the development proposals where these interface with the highway and a proposed metro scheme.

Other schemes that continue to push our expertise include a new relief road in the Midlands, including a major bridge and viaduct totalling some 900m spanning a major river and associated floodplain, to support a major new Garden Village development.

We do, however, not just restrict ourselves to traditional highway schemes in the UK. Other just as exciting and challenging schemes included design work for Cycle Revolution schemes in both Birmingham and Glasgow, balancing the needs and desires of both cyclists and motorists. And then there are high-powered pursuits including Driver Experience Centres and motorsport venues in both the UK and overseas. Working closely with designers in the UK and overseas we provide all engineering and design support to create unique and exhilarating destinations.

About You

* A degree in Civil Engineering or an equivalent qualification
* Experience of Section 38, Section 278 and Section 104 submissions
* Experience in Civils3D would be an advantage
* Have experience in detailed drainage and attenuation design, including Sewers for Adoption 6 and 7, using MicroDrainage as well as hand-calculations and DMRB design approach
* Have experience in highway design and specification, both DMRB and Local Authority Design Guide
* Have experience in earthworks design, including interpretation of site investigation and preparation of earthworks analysis
* Experience of the delegation and management of technician and CAD resources
* Have excellent communication and written skills with the ability to both compile and check reports, communicate with clients and other Design team members
* Competent in the use of Microsoft Office programmes

About PBA

Peter Brett Associates (PBA) is now part of Stantec, thus entering the most exciting phase in our history. We have built up our reputation through decades of success and now have made a significant step towards securing greater opportunities and growth.

Both PBA and Stantec bring teams that possess a depth of expertise, experience, and passion for community. Together, our combined strengths will be essential to meet the growing opportunities in key UK markets. As a result, we will be able to offer a broader set of services to our clients and even better career opportunities for our people. Our people are our most important asset. Creating a friendly and supportive environment for our employees where they can attain their personal career goals is a key objective for us.

PBA is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.

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