Design Engineer/Senior

Stephen Daykin Consulting Ltd
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£30,000 - £45,000 dependant on demonstrated experience
24 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Design Engineer/Senior (Civil Engineering - Highway and Draiange)

Job Description

Vacancy with Stephen Daykin Consulting Ltd, working on numerous new residential developments across the Midlands.

Start date

Immediately/September 2017  


£30,000 - £45,000 dependant on demonstrated experience

Contracted hours

40 Hrs/week - 9 to 5 (or flexitime equivalent)  

Role overview

This is a pivotal role, providing significant fee earning for the small business. The ideal Roads and Drainage Engineer will be keen to take on schemes from start to finish. They will also run projects from feasibility design to technical approval and on-site completion. Therefore, demonstration of solo working is vital.

In return, the Engineer will be given a good work-life balance, allowing for flexitime and the option of working from home one day a week.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum 5 years' experience in the Roads and Sewers sector with a consultancy background. A solid knowledge of PDS, MicroDraiange and AutoCad 2D software is essential.

The successful applicant would be expected to mentor and assist technicians and other junior members of staff. 

Employer decryption

Stephen Daykin Consulting Ltd is a small Nottingham (Bingham) based design consultancy who serve national house builders across the Midlands and beyond.   

Established in 2004 by Stephen Daykin (I.Eng AMICE MCIHT) after 20+ years in industry, SDC has established a strong presence within the residential development sector and have provided road and drainage design solutions for hundreds of projects.

Services provided by SDC include:

  • Detailed design of roads and drainage solutions to meet the requirements of Local Authority and Water Company specifications
  • Infrastructure design for large and/or shared developments
  • Hydraulic simulation and flow control modelling for optimised surface water solutions
  • Flood study and stream analysis
  • Providing setting out information for roads, sewers and house plots
  • Identifying engineering constraints at feasibility design stage
  • Vehicle tracking (swept path analysis)
  • External works and building drainage design to current building regulations

Role Responsibilities

  • Detailed road, junction and earthwork design
  • Detailed design and hydraulic modelling of drainage systems
  • Preparation of schemes for technical submission (Section 38/278 & 104)
  • Assisting technicians and junior members of staff  
  • Preparation of detail drawings (Control chambers, Hydrobrakes etc)
  • External works and building drainage design
  • Project file/audit trail maintenance
  • General client liaison

General requirements

  • Good attendance and timekeeping

Skills required

  • Detailed knowledge of AutoCad 2D, PDS & MicroDrainage  
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Time management
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Ability to work to deadlines under pressure  
  • Good Mathematic understanding

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