Senior Civil Design Engineer

17 Jul 2021
13 Aug 2021
Engineering, Civil
Contract Type
Full Time
Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.
We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill - from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Civil Engineer based in the North of England. You will be responsible for the production and coordination of outline and detailed Design Deliverables together with tender stage design on combined Process / Mechanical / Electrical / Civil schemes in the water industry.

What you'll be doing day to day

Ascertaining Clients requirements either through reference to their specification documents or more likely through visiting sites with their nominated personnel
Working alongside the Design Manager, the Project Manager and delivery team to ensure scheme designs are value engineered and adhere to client specifications whilst retaining appropriate levels of operational security and full compliance with all relevant Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
To prepare and review detailed engineering calculations and solutions from inception to completion of schemes utilising our design partners, individual knowledge, site installation and construction personnel, working in a common data environment
Manage and coordinate design production between nmcn in house design teams, external design companies, our suppliers and subcontractors and where applicable our client's designers
Liaison with client's engineering staff or where applicable their design consultants to ensure designs are approved in accordance with the timescales stipulated within the contract
Attend internal and external design reviews (e.g. HAZOP and ALM reviews) and where applicable progress meetings
To promote innovation and challenge parties involved to ensure cost effectiveness in all design activities
Technically assessing supplier quotations to ensure they meet project requirements
Line manage, mentor and guide developing engineers within the team
Preparation of documentation in accordance with the CDM regulation
Maintaining the quality of your own output and that of junior staff under your guidance in accordance with NMCN IMS Procedures What we're looking for in a candidate

Industry applicable MEng, BEng, BSc or equivalent in a civil discipline
Chartered (or close to chartered) status with a relevant professional body, with 8+ years' experience within the water industry
Good knowledge of relevant conditions of contract in order to manage change control (eg NEC)
Understanding of whole life costing along with value engineering / innovation principles
Practicing knowledge of CDM regulations including Designer duties
Working knowledge of water company business practices and procedures
Excellent ICT knowledge and skills, including 3D software, as well as knowledge of BIM requirements for project delivery.
Good knowledge of multidisciplinary design (eg MEP)
Hydraulic analysis of civil structures including open channel hydraulic calculations
Interpretation of ground investigation findings
Identification of temporary works requirements
Structural design experience would be preferable
Experience and understanding of water and sewage treatment processes and the equipment / system requirements
Ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload of yourself and others and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
Able to work in a busy environment under pressure
Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
A "can do" attitude and providing to support to other members of the team as required The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate

Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required
Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence
Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
Self-starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
Excellent relationship building skills to work in a collaborative environment What we can offer you

Competitive Salary
Company car / car allowance
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Private medical insurance
Holiday trading scheme
Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
Free eye test vouchers
Flexible Working
Employee share scheme
Life assurance scheme
5% enhanced pension contribution