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Principal Infrastructure Engineer
An excellent opportunity to work as a Principal Infrastructure Engineer in Oxford
Our client is a well established consultancy based in Oxfordshire. They have a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good morale and a low staff turnover. The company has a strong commitment to training ranging from 'on the job training' in new software and design techniques to training programmes for Chartered status and external short courses.
This is a permanent position within our clients Civil Engineering team. This team undertakes the following tasks;
Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application planning advice
Design of roads, drainage, retaining walls, bridges and earthworks
Production of pre-planning reports, including Flood Risk Assessments, Foul Drainage & Utility Assessments and Phase 1 Geo-Environmental Appraisals
The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for our clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for another capable and experienced engineer. A suitable candidate will enjoy their work and the challenges provided by our clients.
Relevant skills & experience
Minimum qualification - degree in Civil Engineering
Chartered, or close to Chartered status
A good level of post-qualification experience in relevant civil engineering design
Experience in the use of industry-standard design software packages, such as Micro Drainage
Experience in the use of AutoCAD for drafting design solutions
Experience dealing with clients and other members of the professional team
Experience dealing with adoption agreements for roads and drainage
An ability to speak clearly, confidently, professionally and convincingly at meetings and on the telephone
An ability to write clear and concise e-mails, letters and reports
Good commercial awareness
An ability to work well with others as part of a team
A Principal Civil Engineer will ordinarily undertake the following tasks;
Take a global view of infrastructure issues for new development and advise clients accordingly
Prepare fee proposals and manage project finances
Produce technical and pre-planning reports on flood risk, drainage, utilities and geo-environmental issues, and / or check reports produced by others
Design roads and drainage infrastructure, junction alterations and new services, and manage others completing similar tasks
Liaise with clients, project teams and local authorities
Enhance and promote the image of Glanville Consultants by their actions
Remuneration and training;
The company will provide a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and professional membership fees, which are paid for one organisation. The company contributes to regular social events, such as go-karting, theatre trips, golf, bowling etc.
Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
You can not apply for this job as its status is Closed.
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