Senior Civil Water Engineer

Posted a week ago by Vox Network Consultants

£40,000 - £55,000/annum
Senior Engineer (Civil / Water) - Belfast

Vox are working with one of the largest engineering consultancies in the UK and we currently looking for an experienced Civil Engineer (Water) to join them on a permanent basis.

My client known for using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Main purpose of position:

You will be working within the Civil Engineering team whose scope of project work includes:
  • Wastewater and water projects including treatment works, sewer networks, pumping stations and rising mains;
  • Drainage schemes;
  • Marine projects;
  • Flood risk and drainage assessment; and
  • Hydraulic and network modelling.

You will be expected to be involved in all project work stages from inception to completion including:
  • Feasibility studies and option appraisals;
  • Outline and detailed design;
  • Budget cost estimates;
  • Procurement;
  • Contract management;
  • Site supervision; and
  • Construction project management in the role of Project Manager under NEC ECC contracts.

You will:
  • Manage a team to make sure that projects are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Exercise a degree of autonomy in decision making to achieve the team’s objectives.
  • Work under the supervision of an Associate and/or Associate Director.

Skills, knowledge and experience:

Essential requirements:
  • Educated to degree level in Civil Engineering.
  • Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) or Engineers Ireland (IEI).
  • Experience in the use of Civil Engineering design software including AutoCAD, AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microdrainage WinDes.
  • Knowledge of Eurocodes, Specification For Highway Works, The Civil Engineering Specification For The Water Industry and Sewers For Adoption and their implementation.
  • Experience of and ability in working within project teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate with clients, architects, contractors, other consultants (at all levels), Statutory and Public Utility Companies such as Northern Ireland Water, Northern Ireland Environment Agency / Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, DfI Roads and DfI Rivers.

Desirable requirements:
  • Experience working in a Civil Engineering consultancy environment.
  • Experience in the use of Civil Engineering design software including PDS Ground Modelling, HEC-RAS and WINFAP-FEH.
  • Experience in the use of the NEC suite of Conditions of Contract.
  • Experience of working on Water Framework Contracts.
  • Experience of working on site either with a contractor or consultant.
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