Infrastructure and Drainage Civil Engineer Required

Location: Derby

Full time, permanent.

Role: Senior Infrastructure and Drainage Civil Engineer.

Package:  Basic salary starting at £50,000, negotiable, dependent upon experience. Payment of Professional Subscriptions; 22 days holiday plus bank holidays; Company Pension (3% contribution).

Background to appointment:

GCA Consulting are a well-established multi-disciplinary firm, with a diverse workload of £1-15m schemes. .

We offer a varied and interesting workload, this is a client facing role, and consequently we require a candidate with excellent communication skills. The successful candidate would have 8+ years experience, and a good grounding in a range of civil engineering work (drainage, highways etc), or deeper knowledge within one area and a desire to develop their skills across other disciplines.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities associated with the role are as follows:

  • Providing technical input and ensuring quality of work output on projects requiring detailed Highway Design and Drainage Design.
  • Manage a Civils team and including all checking procedures.
  • Obtaining section agreements for highways and drainage works
  • Report writing.
  • Managing projects autonomously.
  • To liaise with the client as required to obtain information on project work.

Candidates should also meet some or all of the following criteria:

  • Experience with a range of relevant software packages including Micro drainage, PDS or Civils 3d.
  • Recent experience of detailed design for a variety of Civil Engineering works;
  • Knowledge of the planning system and development control process;
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of transportation planning and traffic engineering;
  • An understanding of Local and National planning policy context;
  • An understanding of Section 104 and 106.
  • An understanding of Section 38 and 278.
  • Ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to liaise directly with clients and with other consultants/suppliers.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to support project-related discussions.
  • Ability to self-direct on small projects, and seek support as required on larger projects.
  • Commitment to producing high quality work and to promoting the reputation of the company.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.