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Senior Civil Engineer

  • Sector: Offshore Wind
  • Location: North East England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 22/10/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
* To work as part of a team of Civil and Structural Engineers and Designers.
* Be able to work in a multi-disciplined environment.
* Ensure safe working, and follow compliance with CDM Regulations.
* Whilst having design experience in Structural engineering is advantageous, we require an Engineer with a proven track record in producing analytical design calculations for all things civils, including:
o Pile caps and ground beams.
o Slabs, both ground bearing and suspended.
o Composite decking.
o Shallow foundations, including balanced and unbalanced Pad foundations.
o Retaining walls.
o Sumps, bunds, pits and culverts.
o Design of water retaining structures.
o Design of foundations for rotating machinery (vibration)
o Drainage.
o Road design and general infrastructure works.
* Have the ability to check and amend civil GA drawings and bar schedules.
* Be innovative in design work with due regard to minimisation of cost, risk and schedule, whilst maintaining technical integrity.
* Working to fixed scopes of work, and having the ability to identify and report scope changes.
* Able to be a discipline project Lead, reporting directly to both the Principal, and the Project Manager.
* Ensure the delivery of engineering scope of work to the agreed project programme and within budgeted man hours.
* Preparing engineering specifications, calculations, and other documentation as required.
* Checking and approving specifications, calculations and drawings.
* Liaising with other engineering disciplines to ensure interdisciplinary compatibility on projects.
* Liaising with Clients on engineering contracts and design services.
* Attend face to face meetings, both internally (KHI) and externally (Client/3rd Party) as required. Note: On occasions, such as kick off meetings for instance, this may be outside the UK.
* Follow approved quality control procedures in the department, working to the quality plan and company IMS procedures.
* Liaison with the Principal with regard to workload and resource planning.
* Assist in the preparation and/or approval of KHI man hour estimates and technical proposals.
* Able to technically assist and support more junior members of staff.

* A Civil function specialist, with a deep understanding and broad experience in civil engineering but with a capability for structural engineering, having at least five years continuous civil design experience.
* Preferably a Chartered or near Chartered Engineer with membership of ICE or IStructE.
* Degree qualified or equivalent in Civil or Structural engineering.
* In depth knowledge of Civil design in a process driven environment.
* Experience in the modification of existing process plant.
* Confident using Microsoft Office.
* Competent in using modelling software such as STAAD Pro or Robot Structural Analysis/ Teckla Building Designer, but able to produce hand calculations if necessary.
* Competent in using RCC Spreadsheets & Tedds or equivalent specialist design packages.
* Experience in FEED studies.
* In depth knowledge of UK statutory requirements, UK Codes & Standards, Eurocodes and Project Basis of Design is essential
* Knowledge of other international design codes is advantageous
* Knowledge of seismic design is advantageous.
* Knowledge of current HSE Legislation and Regulations.
* Good grasp of each stage of the project execution process.
* Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills.

The Company:
Our Client is a multi-discipline engineering design company providing design, procurement, project and construction management consultancy services.The company is a flexible, responsive and pro-active business that has successfully delivered projects ranging from small-scale studies through to multi-million dollar new build programmes.

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