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Associate Civil Engineer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £60k - 70k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Water, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Neelam Ismail
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0117 922 1441
  • Expiry Date: 07 February 2023
  • Job Ref: 399932NIS

The ideal candidate would be a well-rounded civil engineer, technically competent across all core Civil Engineering disciplines, with exemplary communication skills, and who has experience leading teams and delivering projects. This role would support projects in multiple sectors including transportation, energy, and defence.

The candidate must be willing to participate in the Practice and foster collaboration with colleagues. They would also demonstrate a commitment to and participation in the industry.
The role will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience, and problem-solving skills whilst providing good opportunities for career development. If you have a passion for engineering and want to understand where a career with Atkins might lead then we would like to hear from you.
Key Responsibilities:

As an Associate Civil Engineer in the D&AT practice the successful candidate would have the following responsibilities:

Undertake, and technically lead teams in Civil Engineering designs including Surface Water, Foul Water, Reinforced Concrete Structures, Utility Design, and Coordination.
Competently lead teams to deliver schemes on a large range of projects, from individual large-scale ‘Mega-projects’ through to multiple projects within frameworks.
Prepare briefs, scopes of work, and input into bid proposals.
Successfully manage time and budgets to key project milestones and programmes.
Work closely with teams in the UK and overseas to deliver integrated design solutions.
Adhere to quality assurance standards in design.
Key Requirements (necessary):

Chartered Civil Engineer with strong experience track record.
Proficiency in designing at least one of the sub-fields of Civil Engineering with an excellent knowledge of the applicable codes and guidance of that sub-field (examples of sub-fields: Surface Water, Foul Water, Reinforced Concrete Structures, Utility Design, and Coordination).
Experience in design delivery, including coordinating with other disciplines in multidisciplinary design.
Experience leading a design team.
Experience in business development and successful competitive tendering.
Engineer with sound problem-solving skills, and a pragmatic, practical mind.
Take accountability and responsibility for work carried out by the individual or the team.
Work well with and form relationships with others, including the client team, other disciplines, and contractors at all levels (junior – senior) inside and outside the business.
Be self-motivated to produce high-quality deliverables.
Experience working with and negotiating with key project stakeholders including regulatory, statutory, and local bodies.
Produce designs following CDM regulations.
Strong communication skills, independent working, presenting, and influencing skills.
Key Requirements (desirable):

Sound knowledge across a range of external works design, including utilities, paved and unpaved surfaces, earthworks, access and accessibility, construction logistics, and familiarity with current UK design standards and working practices.
Proficiency in designing within appropriate digital analysis packages, following local and national guidance. eg MicroDrainage, InfoWater, or InfoWorks for drainage.
Robust understanding of contracts (principally NEC forms) and their administration.
Robust experience in change management and QA processes.
Have experience mentoring junior staff.
Digital skills or an appetite to learn is key.