Senior Civil / Structural Technician

Conrad Consulting Ltd.
England, Norfolk, Attleborough
£40000 - £48000 per annum
Closing date
21 Feb 2023
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Our client is a successful multi -disciplinary engineering design consultancy with a passion to promote and deliver innovative, best value and design excellence across a variety of projects both on a national and international basis.

They have asked us to help them find a talented Senior Civil / Structural Technician to lead the production of drawings and assist Engineers with, models, reports and other information for projects in their Attleborough office on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate would be required to mentor and support other technicians within the team.

A broad project base is on offer including retail, commercial and residential.

Responsibilities include:

  • Production of working drawings, reports and specifications ensuring the compliance with National/International Standards, statutory requirements, and the project brief,
  • Production of design output using BIM software appropriate to the engineering discipline, eg REVIT, Civil 3D, etc. Understanding of BIM standards, protocols, and procedures,
  • In consultation with Engineers, decide the format and scope of design data required for the project (drawings, schedules, specifications etc.),
  • Determine alongside the senior staff, the technical content of drawings,
  • Translate standard/proprietary manufacturer's details onto working drawings,
  • Prepare design calculations for engineering elements where required in support of the Engineers (e.g. foundations, building elements such as beams, external works levels, drainage levels and gradients),
  • Produce and check Designers Health and Safety Risk Assessments as required for the project, using knowledge of CDM and relevant legislation,
  • Ensure the dimensional accuracy and compliance with all relevant project drawings,
  • When necessary, visit site and carry out level/measured surveying to ensure dimensional compatibility between proposed and existing structures. Checking of reinforcement prior to concreting, etc.
  • Apply (and assist with development of) drawing/ BIM standards and QA procedures,
  • Depending on the type, urgency, and complexity of a project, undertake project co-ordination/ DTL role. Controlling the preparation and timely issue of design data in accordance with QA procedures and Contractors Programme.
  • Mentoring, support, and supervision of Trainees/Technician Engineers as directed by the Management Team,
  • In conjunction with the contractor's team and Engineers, establish the most efficient and economic method of construction/use of materials within the technical requirements/constraints,
  • On every project, work closely with other internal and external design team members to ensure that company design output is compliant with both specification and project constraints, and fully dimensionally coordinated,
  • Effectively communicate with the design team to establish programme and key dates for information issue, contributing to workload scheduling for both yourself and those under your mentoring / supervision,
  • Contribute to fee calculations through the accurate evaluation of detailing resource (time) required on the project. Monitor and report performance to Engineer when required.
  • Check drawings, schedules, and specifications for compliance with design requirements and current best practice / standards.


  • An HNC In civil engineering,
  • EngTech preferred but not essential,
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant experience,
  • A working knowledge of the following:
- Building Regulations (particularly Parts A and H)
- Reinforced Concrete Detailing (Standard Practice)
- General Construction and Engineering d e s i g n a n d Detailing
- Computer Aided Design Software (AutoCAD, REVIT/ Civils 3D)

  • Good client facing communication skills,
  • A full, clean Driving licence.

A generous pension and other range of other benefits are on offer for the successful candidate. This role also has the added advantage of hybrid working with a blend of home and office working. This role also has the added benefit of offering blended working with a combination of on site, office and home working.

If you are interested and would like to know more details about the role & company, please apply by sending your up to date CV through to Graham Ventham at Conrad Consulting.


Conrad Consulting are a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel at all levels to civil and structural organisations throughout the nation on both a permanent and contract basis.

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0203 159 5387

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