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REF: GV13102

Principal/Associate Civil Engineer

£60,000 - £65,000 per annum (Permanent)

Chesham, Buckinghamshire

We are working with a long established and hugely successful multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy to help find them find a dynamic Principal/Associate Civil Engineer to support and develop their infrastructure operation on a full time permanent basis.

They require an enthusiastic, driven & charismatic individual who will be responsible for leading and managing the Civil Engineering aspects of Appraisal, Planning and Detail Design of projects for housing, commercial and industrial developments.

Responsibilities:

* Pre-purchase feasibility studies and resolution of planning conditions including drainage feasibility and highways considerations,
* Flood risk assessments (flood modelling undertaken by in-house team),
* Detailed drawings and calculations to technical approval for adoptable highways and drainage to Building Control, NHBC, S278, S38, S104, etc.
* Preparation of 3D ground models for volume calculations, cut and fill exercises, vertical road profiles, etc.
* Liaise with clients and external agencies i.e. Environment Agency, Local Highway Authorities, Water Authorities, etc.
* Represent the company at meetings, public exhibitions, planning committees and public inquiries when required, and undertake site inspections,
* Manage the team and control the programmed performance of projects,
* Support the training and professional development of team members,
* Exercise due care and diligence in all aspects of engineering design and detailing,
* Support business development by delivering an exceptional service to clients, building relationships and supporting the local Director in bringing in new work.

Requirements:

* A degree in civil or structural engineering,
* A Chartered Civil Engineer,
* Working experience of FRAs, Suds and Pre-Planning Advice.
* Working experience of drainage and highway design and detailing to S38, S278 and S104 agreements.
* Working experience of MicroDrainage WinDES
* Use of AutoCAD/Autodesk Civil 3D preferred but not essential.
* Working appreciation of highway and general structures.
* Use of Microsoft Office software packages i.e. Excel, Word, etc.

The successful Principal/Associate Civil Engineer will be rewarded with a competitive salary & benefits package and a friendly working environment. An added benefit of this role is that our client encourages an agile working approach with the opportunity for a blend of office and home working to suit individual needs.

If you would like to know more, please forward an up to date CV to Graham Ventham or call 07182 726126 for more details and a confidential chat.

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