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Civil Design Engineer

Posted on Jan 29, 2019 by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

Northampton, Northamptonshire United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£50k - £50k Annual

Civil Design Enigneer position available with a leading UK housebuilder

We are currently working with a market leading nationwide housebuilder who are looking to add to their Northampton based technical team with the appointment of an additional Civil Design Enigneer.

With a background in civil infrastructure design from either a consultancy or developer, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Full detailed design of roads, sewers, private drainage and external works for competitive tender and construction using WinDes, PDS, AutoCAD and AutoTrack.
  • Value engineer all designs.
  • Prepare design risk assessments for the designs you have completed.
  • Initial negotiations/enquiries with statutory bodies and utility undertakers on environmental, drainage, highways and other engineering issues when assisting in the production of layouts/technical report for land appraisals and prior to planning submission.
  • Prepare flood risk assessments where required.
  • Secure adoption agreement technical approvals, (e.g. S104, S185, SuDS, S38, S278, etc.), to suit the development programme.
  • Produce private drainage designs including plot levels showing where retaining features may be required.
  • Issue engineering information to Commercial, Construction and Sales departments at tender and construction stages.
  • Provide support to engineers & technical co-ordinators in relation to design queries.
  • Provide support to engineers & technical co-ordinators to clear outstanding planning conditions and other statutory approvals e.g. NHBC, EHO, etc.

In return, our client offer excellent opportunities for career progression/development, an attractive salary/package including car and the chance to work for one of the UK's leading developers.

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