Senior Civil Engineer

  • Ref: 27478
  • Contract: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Civil Engineer

35000 – 45000/annum Excellent Benefits Package

Belfast, City of Belfast

About the role:
My client has a unique opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer to join the Water business in their Belfast office. Within a multi-disciplinary design team, you will lead the technical aspects of water/wastewater projects including feasibility studies, outline/detailed design (calculations, drawings, specifications), planning, and procurement.
You will join the business at an exciting time as the portfolio of work expands with a broadening client base. This presents a fantastic opportunity to enhance your technical and management skills, along with career progression as the business continues to grow.
In addition to the specific Water role, there will be scope to support other projects, Buildings, Health, Leisure etc. through providing / managing Civil Design inputs.
What you will do:
Responsible for delivery of water/wastewater projects from business planning through to design and delivery. Previous experience in a managerial, client-facing position will be an advantage
Preparation of business plans, feasibility and outline / detailed design for pumping stations, pipelines, service reservoirs, water / waste treatment works.
Representing the business throughout the full life cycle of progenerating design as part of multi-disciplinary teams, often spread across different office locations.
Procurement, including cost estimation, preparation of contract documents, drawings and specifications.
Construction stage project management, monitoring progress against programme, assessing costs for works completed and ensuring quality.
Working to meet Health and Safety and overall project quality objectives.
The Individual:
You will possess a strong technical background in the delivery of water / wastewater infrastructure, including experience working within UK or overseas Water Frameworks, Design and Build environments or Developer infrastructure projects. Previous experience of design of pumping stations, pipelines, service reservoirs and water retaining structures will be an advantage.
Taking ownership of projects, you will plan and co-ordinate multiple discipline inputs (including health and safety, sustainability, environment, planning), finding the optimal balance of meeting technical requirements within the practical cost, time and physical constraints. You will also be responsible for managing and developing more junior engineers
Your experience will include:
Degree in relevant discipline
Over 5 years relevant industry experience
Pre and post contract project management experience including managing design teams, procurement and managing construction phase
Good planning and organising skills
Strong time management skills
Team working with a can do; attitude
Ability to manage projects with minimal supervision and to attend meetings independently
Excellent oral and written communication skills
MS Office Proficient
A full driving licence
Essential Requirements
Demonstrable experience of technical delivery of Water Infrastructure / Non-infrastructure projects
Experience of working within multi-disciplinary design teams
Proficient in client facing roles with the ability to present technical solutions to a varied audience
Creating and maintaining internal project management systems
Advanced Degree in Civil Engineering
Chartered / Incorporated Civil Engineer
At least 8 years industry experience
MS Office Proficient
Desirable Requirements
Experience in design of pumping stations, pipelines, service reservoirs and a knowledge of network modelling techniques
Site, pipework and drainage layouts
Water retaining reinforced concrete design
Experience of managing clients and other project stakeholders
Leading project teams and mentoring more junior staff
Experience of NEC3 suite of contracts
Working knowledge of MapInfo / GIS; AutoCAD Proficient
A full UK driving licence
What is in it for you?
Our client work as a transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration with colleagues, customers and clients is what makes us so effective at what we do.
As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 25 days holiday, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health and wellbeing and leisure discounts.
Youll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country – the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential; whatever that means to you.

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