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Utilities Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil Engineering/Infrastructure
  • Job reference: BBBH376411_1520863212

Job description

I have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Utilities Engineer, to join an International Civil Engineering and Building Consultancy, based in the South East.

As a Utilities Engineer, you will be supporting the Civil and Infrastructure teams in the company's head office. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects including land development, strategic infrastructure projects and generation schemes.

My client is looking for a positive and enthusiastic team player, who has a degree / higher level qualification in Civil or Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, with 3-4 years or more experience of working in engineering within the construction or utilities industry.

You will also be considered for this position if you have HNC/HND coupled with the necessary work experience.

Key responsibilities / duties include:

  • Providing technical support for master planning, environmental impact assessment, design, procurement and final delivery of land development schemes.
  • Interface with other specialist engineering groups within the Practice as well as with clients
  • Utility investigations including desktop and intrusive.
  • Production of utility demand loadings and procuring new supply quotations.
  • Preparation of utility supply and diversion strategy reports.
  • Procuring major service diversions including negotiation of Wayleaves/easements and contestable items.
  • Design of effective, economic and sustainable infrastructure solutions.
  • Preparation of recommendation reports for new connections, comparing DNO, IDNO and ICP proposals from sourced undertaker quotations.
  • QA checks of design drawings and information.
  • Financial budget control.
  • Execute fee earning work with limited supervision.
  • Take a lead on the delivery of work packages for projects to required deadlines.
  • Attend client meetings and utility company meetings and produce accurate meeting notes and relay the key actions.

Skills/ qualifications that are required for this role:

  • An understanding of infrastructure networks and utility services design and pricing.
  • A working knowledge of civil engineering and utility provision procedures.
  • Have the ability to negotiate with utility and service providers with regard to diversionary work and new supplies.
  • An understanding of the various infrastructure procurement strategies available for developments.
  • Experience of construction contract and specification preparation.
  • On site experience of diversionary or new connections works would be beneficial.
  • The ability to effectively manage resources.
  • Excellent communication and written skills with the ability to both compile and check reports.
  • Experience and understanding of AutoCAD.
  • An excellent communicator and confident to attend meetings and advise clients and technical team members as appropriate
  • Ideally have experience of ESCo/MUSCo opportunities.
  • An appreciation of sustainability issues and renewable/energy efficiencies is desirable.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary as well as lucrative benefits depending on experience.

My client will also provide you with a structured career path within a supportive environment, coupled with exposure to interesting projects that will add real depth to your knowledge and experience.

If you possess the above qualifications and experiences, then I am confident our client would love to have you on board. Please apply now and get in touch if you have any enquiries.

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