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Civil Engineering Design Technician


Posted on Jun 4, 2021 by CV-Library

Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£24k - £30k Annual


The Role

Due to an expanding workload we are currently seeking an experienced Civil Engineering Design Technician for our client based in Northampton. The ideal candidate will hold an HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or similar.

Working under the supervision of a Senior Engineer, you will report to your line manager as part of the Civils team responsible for the design, submission and approval of a wide and diverse range of projects including residential, educational, healthcare & commercial sectors. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding and experience in the delivery of all infrastructure aspects of projects from a technical approval viewpoint.

Main Duties And Responsibilities:

Attend internal design review meetings
Preparation of simple calculations
Production of drawings and construction details using Civils 3D
Supporting the administration of projects
Supporting the Civil Engineers throughout the highway and drainage design process
Ensuring outputs meet the required standards
Meeting agreed deadlines
Site visits and survey with senior members of staff
Contributing to providing solutions to design problems
Keeping training log up to date and attending, where necessary, CPD/training events
Adhere to health & safety regulations
Residential designs to local authority and water authority standards
Conversant with current building regulations
Designing to NHBC standards
Ability to produce private (non-adoptable) levels and drainage designs for residential, commercial and industrial development
Earthworks modelling would be advantageousRequired Experience:

Appropriate qualification in civil engineering
Excellent written and oral communication skills
2 years' UK experience within the house building sector and how it operates will be advantageous, as well as experience in Drainage Design
Experience of using AutoCAD, Civils 3D or PDS software
Knowledge of all approval processes including Highways Section 38, 278 and Water Authority Section 104 technical agreements.
Ability to work with other design team members in the design process. Key Requisites:

HNC/HND in Civil Engineering
At least two years' post qualification UK design experience in the civils sector.
Excellent communication and numerical skills
Proficient use of AutoCAD and an understanding of Civil Engineering design packages such as Civils3D PDS, and MicroDrainage
A solid understanding of road, levels and drainage designsWhat You Will Get If Successful

Competitive Salary
Flexible Working
Workplace Pension
Training and Development
Sponsorship of Professional Membership

Interested in this or other roles in Civil Engineering, please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now on or call (phone number removed). We have many more vacancies available on our website. This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position

Reference: 213902569

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