Civil Engineer

B90 4GT, Solihull
Highly Competitive
04 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Civil Engineer
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £Negotiable – depending on experience

At Ridge and Partners, we offer client care and advice that very few, if any can match. The Civil Engineering team fully embrace this philosophy by providing a comprehensive range of civil engineering design, procurement, coordination and project management services to support clients through the whole project life cycle; offering a full multi-disciplinary service or standalone specialist technical services.

The Ridge Civil Engineering team has particular expertise in highways design for roads, pavements, bridges, Section 278 Agreements and in earthworks engineering, cut and fill assessments, remediation, coordination of underground services, flood alleviation, sustainable drainage systems, pumping stations, sewerage and private external works.

As a Civil Engineer based at our offices in Birmingham covering a wide range of disciplines in property and construction, you will be responsible for providing a wide range of civil engineering services under the direction of the Team Manager, including the following:-

Main Duties 
•Producing external woks and drainage designs relating to medium to large development projects
•Highway design a benefit but not essential
•Produce flood risk assessments (FRA’s) and Drainage strategies
•Supervise CAD Technicians 
•Represent the company at external meetings with clients and fellow professionals
•Be responsible for delivering work to a fee agreed with a Project Manager
•Project profitability (monitoring / planning of costs and budgets)
•Prepare client / project proposals
•Assist in negotiating fee proposals and requesting additional fees 
•Construct project teams from internal and external resources.
•Procure project resources / specialist outworks
•Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals

Skills and Experience Required
•2 years plus post-graduate experience in a similar role, ideally within a private practice
•Good understanding of section 38, 278 (Highways Act) and section 104, 106 and 185 (Water industry Act) agreements – desirable
•Experience in drainage (foul and surface) and minor road way design 
•Good working knowledge of Microdrainage or comparable drainage design software
•On occasion , the candidate will be required to produce cad information and as such a knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3d or comparable civil engineering software would be a benefit
•Competent in the design of external works for private sites including vertical and horizontal setting out to Building regulations, British Standard and local requirements.
•Familiarity with Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its application within civil engineering.

What's in it for you?
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:

•25 days holiday and study leave
•Car allowance
•Private Healthcare
•Life Assurance
•Pension: Standard 6% Ridge Contribution
•Highly competitive salary
•Hugh potential for progression and promotion

About Ridge:
Ridge is an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy. Core disciplines include Project Management, Cost Management, Building Surveying, Building Services Engineering, Building Services Maintenance Management, Property Consultancy, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Health & Safety, Sustainability, Legal Support Services, Traffic & Transportation, Infrastructure Commercial Management, Geo-Environmental. In addition, we provide property consultancy expertise for asset management, modern procurement, planned maintenance programmes, innovative strategies and holistic delivery planning.

We maintain a spread of projects across all public and private sector markets from social housing to Formula One which is the essence of our strength in the depth and diverse range of our activity. All services are accredited to BS EN ISO9001 2008 for quality, ISO14001 environmental, ISO18001 Health & Safety and with Investors in People. Ridge has been successfully operating since 1946 and now employs over 600 people in 11 offices across the UK and has delivered projects in 75 countries worldwide.

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