Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers

Senior Civil Engineering Technician

Senior Civil Engineering Technician

Smith Foster is seeking an an enthusiastic self-motivated senior civil engineering technician with at least ten years' experience to take on a permanent role within the practice. The firm's workload is varied and interesting and includes design work for projects in the commercial, education, retail, residential, healthcare and heritage sectors, with construction costs ranging up to ca £20m. The role, which offers candidates a friendly working environment and a good remuneration package, provides an opportunity for advancement and potentially an improved lifestyle in this attractive south coast location.

Qualifications and experience required

  • BTEC/HNC/HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years design office experience including a minimum of 7 years' experience on projects in the UK
  • Proficient in the use of Autocad and Microdrainage software
  • Good experience with road and drainage design for residential and commercial developments
  • Experienced in the production of information to support section 104, 38 and 278 agreements
  • Experienced in liaising with Local Authorities

Role and skills

  • Working with the other members of staff to produce road and drainage proposals for developments
  • Liaising with Clients, Architects, and other members of the design team, plus contractors on site
  • Representing the company at project meetings
  • Undertaking site inspections during the construction phase
  • Completing work to agreed timescales, programme and budgetary constraints
  • Ability to work on their own initiative, under a Director
  • Ability to develop new Client contacts an advantage

Hours - 09.00 - 17.30, Monday to Friday
Salary - £30-36,000 depending on experience
Holidays - 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays
Company information - refer to www.smithfoster.com
Pension - Company scheme to be phased in from 2016

Contact - If you would like to apply for the position, please forward your CV to Barbara Andrews at eng@smithfoster.com confirming why you are interested in the role.

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