Civils Design Engineer - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Civil

The Trant Group is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Water, International, Process and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £140m in 2018, it is an exciting time to join the business.

As part of our expansion plan we are seeking a Civil Design Engineer, with appropriate experience (including site work), to join our in-house design team. Candidates should have a background in below ground work such as foundations, drainage etc or geotechnical or a combination.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and drawing together inputs from our electrical and mechanical teams you will produce original designs for structural or civil infrastructure, including design and detail of temporary works.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaison with clients to understand their specific requirements
  • Preparation of outline designs for tenders within short timescales
  • Preparation of clear and well-structured design calculations and reports
  • Provision of support and design proposals to site teams from pre-construction to construction phase
  • Responsibility for TW design on nominated projects
  • Mentoring of graduate engineers

Key Skills/Background:

  • Proven ability to undertake civil design to current codes and standards
  • Thorough knowledge of safety legislation relating to CDM regulations
  • Understanding of geotechnical aspects relating to permanent and temporary works
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to provide innovative solutions that add value
  • IT literate, must be a proficient user of Microsoft packages, have understanding of AutoCAD, with knowledge of 3D design software such as AutoCAD Civil Suite. Familiarity with popular design software packages also required

Qualifications:

In addition to being HND/degree qualified, you will have previously worked in a similar role with a Consultancy or Contractor and a full driving licence is essential. In return, Trant will provide support and encouragement to develop your career and pursue further professional qualifications.

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development and progression within a professional working environment and we strongly support and encourage employees to gain professional qualifications.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays
  • The opportunity to buy further holidays
  • Free onsite parking
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Government Workplace Pension

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to tina.wheeler@trant.co.uk or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544

Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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