Paul Basham Associates is a fast-growing, and award-winning Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transport Planning consultancy. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer role to support the management of an expanding civil engineering team and oversee fast-paced complex schemes across a diverse range of clients.

Duties

  • Work within an active and lively Civil Engineering design team responsible for the design of drainage systems, highway layouts, and S278/S38 schemes
  • Work in a design office, with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities
  • Undertake and manage team resource for design work for;
    • Drainage systems in accordance with Sewers for Adoption, building regulations and the SuDS Manual
    • On and off-site highway features, in accordance with the appropriate standards and codes e.g. Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, and Manual for Streets
  • Be responsible for writing of fee proposals
  • Reviewing of junior team members reports, design and drawing work
  • Attend client meetings and site visits
  • Co-operate with the Quality Management System (QMS) through undertaking administrative activities
  • Mentoring and training of junior staff
  • Support our regional offices and other departments through knowledge sharing

Skills & Experience Required

You must have the ability to:

  • Maintain and extend knowledge of engineering theory and practice, and how technology assists its application
  • Solve engineering problems using a sound theoretical approach, based on evidence, and contribute to continuous improvement
  • Identify, review and select techniques, procedures and methods to undertake engineering tasks
  • Take an active role in the identification and definition of requirements, challenges, risks, and opportunities and undertake appropriate investigation and action
  • Contribute to the design and development of engineering solutions, implement those solutions, and evaluate their effectiveness in the context of the whole project life cycle
  • Exercise sound independent engineering judgement
  • Plan the work and resources needed to enable effective implementation of engineering tasks and projects
  • Manage the planning and organisation of tasks and resources
  • Manage (organise, direct and control), programme or schedule, tasks and resources
  • Manage teams or technical specialisms
  • Develop others to meet changing technical and managerial needs
  • Manage quality processes and contribute to quality improvements
  • Manage, prepare and control costs/budgets of engineering tasks or projects including a significant task or project
  • Use sound knowledge of statutory and commercial frameworks within their own area of responsibility and have an appreciation of other commercial arrangements
  • Identify, organise and use resources with consideration of cost
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of legislation, hazards and safe systems of work
  • Manage risks
  • Manage health, safety and welfare within your own area of responsibility
  • Contribute to improvements in health, safety and welfare
  • Understand the principles of sustainable development and apply them in work
  • Manage engineering activities that contribute to sustainable development and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs)
  • Communicate well with others at all levels including effective use of English, orally and in writing
  • Discuss ideas and plans competently and with confidence
  • Communicate new concepts and ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Demonstrate effective personal and social skills
  • Demonstrate awareness of diversity and inclusion
  • Understand the ethical issues that may arise in your role and carry out their responsibilities in an ethical manner
  • Plan, carry out and record Continuing Professional Development (CPD) necessary to maintain and enhance competence
  • Identify the limits of your personal knowledge and skills
  • Exercise sound holistic independent judgement and accept responsibility

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Appraisal and Salary Review 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Bonus Scheme
  • A friendly and interactive team on hand to ensure a supportive environment and fast progression 
  • Exposure to some of the nation's most prominent developers, planners and architects
  • Active social and charitable calendar 
  • Auto enrolment onto the company Pension Scheme with an employer's contribution of 5%
  • 24 days annual leave as well as your birthday off
  • Payment of Professional Membership
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Please use the form below to send us your CV and covering letter, alternatively you can email your application to jobs@paulbashamassociates.com. 

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