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Civil CAD Technician/Engineer

Position: Location: Salary: Ref: Type: Sector: Posted:
Civil CAD Technician/Engineer Edinburgh Unit 2 Washington Court, 6 Washington Lane Scotland EH11 2HA Peace Recruitment >GBP £28,000 - £32,000 15386 Permanent Civil & Structural 18/10/2019

I have an excellent opportunity with one of the UK's most reputable consultancies to join their Edinburgh based team.

Your Role:

Reporting directly to a senior member of the team, you will:-

  • Undertake civil engineering design of projects
  • Liaise with clients, architects, contractors, consultants, statutory authorities & utility companies
  • Assist in the delivery of projects on time and to budget
  • Exercise a degree of autonomy in decision making to achieve the team's objectives
  • Comply with Quality Management and Technical Excellence Systems and project procedures
  • Assist in the contract administration of projects
  • Undertake site visits and surveys
  • Work as part of a larger team on my clients major commissions across our national teams

 Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Have a UK accredited degree (either BEng(Hons) or MEng) in Civil Engineering.  Minimum grade 2:2
  • Experience working in a Civil Engineering consultancy environment
  • Experience in the use of software including AutoCAD and Microdrainage, WinDes
  • Knowledge of Eurocodes, Specification for Highway Works, The Civil Engineering Specification for the Water Industry and their implementation
  • Experience of and ability to work within project teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate with clients, architects, contractors, other consultants (at all levels), Statutory and Public Utility Companies
  • Suitability for UK Security Clearance
  • Good attitude to Health and Safety practices within the workplace and design
  • A strong commitment to knowledge acquisition and CPD
  • Fully IT literate and proficient in the use of standard Microsoft Office
  • Delivering work to set timescales and deadlines

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience in the use of Civil Engineering design software including PDS Ground Modelling, AutoCAD Civil 3D, HEC-RAS and WINFAP-FEH
  • Experience in the use of the NEC suite of Conditions of Contract
  • Experience of working on site either with a contractor or consultant




Personal Qualities:

  • Self-motivated to achieve the highest levels of excellence within the company
  • Exhibit good interpersonal and communication skills
  • An effective team player, organised, flexible and articulate
  • Good time management and reliability and display initiative
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members internally and externally
  • Possess attention to detail and desire to deliver high quality output
  • Ownership of the work done under your control
  • An enthusiastic and professional approach to engineering problems

For further information and a discreet conversation to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact me on the following: - 0131 516 9858


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