Civil Design Engineer

Civil Design Engineer

Job Title: Civil Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH11363_1511432906
Contact Name: Samantha Lancashire
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2017 10:28

Job Description

Civil Design Engineer x 2

Initial 6 Month Contract


£27.00 - £30.00 Per Hour, Limited Company Rate

ASAP Start

Our Client is an Engineering and Construction company who are involved in a range of sectors providing civil, electrical, mechanical and process engineering services to their customers.

We are seeking 2 Civil Design Engineers, with relevant experience which will include site work to join the inhouse design team. The successful candidate should have a background in either steel/structural, RC or geotechnical or a combination of these.

In this role, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team producing designs for structural or civil infrastructure including the design and detail of temporary works.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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 junior team members

Essential Requirements:

  • HND Qualified in a relevant discipline, or equivalent
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role with either a Consultancy or Contractor
  • Proven ability to undertake civil and structural 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 to the client
  • Proficient user of Microsoft packages
  • An understanding of AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of 3D design software such as AutoCAD Civil Suite
  • Familiarity with popular design software packages is also required
  • A full driving licence is essential for this role

If you are interested in finding out more you can call Samantha on 02393 910026 or email

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