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Civil Design Engineer

Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Negotiable depending on experience
Reference: J690023833

Company Fusion Limited are working with a group of consulting engineers who provide a full range of services through their specialist Chartered & Incorporated Consulting Engineers, Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Geo-environmental Engineers, and Transport Engineers. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Civil Design Engineer to join their busy office in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. 

The Package - What you could earn

  • Basic salary very competitive depending on experience.
  • 23 days leave per annum, increasing to 24 days per annum from January 2018 (3-4 days are to be kept to cover the Christmas/New Year office closure). 
  • Option to buy / sell 3 additional annual leave days per annum.
  • Employees are entitled to an additional 2 days holiday on completion of 5 years service and a further 1 day’s holidays on completion of 10 years service.
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Online discounts relating to; electronics, travel, fashion, utility bills, groceries and many more, following the 6 months probationary period

Civil Design Engineer - Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of detailed drawings and calculations to obtain technical approval for adoptable highway, or sewerage schemes in accordance with national and local authority specifications including S38 and S278 for highways and S104, S106 and S98 etc for sewerage. Projects will include residential, commercial and industrial developments.
  • Drawings to be produced using AutoCAD Civil 3D. Calculations to be produced using industry standard software i.e. WinDes by MicroDrainage.
  • Undertake pre-purchase feasibility studies and resolution of planning conditions including drainage feasibility and highways considerations. Knowledge of design and implication of flood risk assessments and SUD`s techniques advantageous.
  • Preparation of 3D ground models for volume calculations, cut and fill exercises, vertical road profiles, etc.
  • Liaise and communicate with clients and external agencies i.e. Environment Agency, Regional Highway Authorities and Sewerage authorities, etc.
  • Represent the client at meetings and in writing when required and undertake site inspections.

The Person - Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum 2:1 BEng in Civil Engineering.
  • Ideally 4 years experience in the design of residential roads and drainage schemes.
  • Use of AutoCAD Civil 3D preferred but not essential.
  • Working experience of drainage and highway design and detailing.
  • Working experience of MicroDrainage WinDES.
  • Use of Microsoft Office software packages i.e. Excel, Word, etc.
  • Working appreciation of highway and general structures.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage own workload within agreed time scales.

Important - Do not apply unless you have:

  • A minimum of six months UK experience in the design of residential roads and drainage schemes.
  • A minimum 2:1 BEng in Civil Engineering.


Are you a qualified Civil Engineer with experience of residential roads and drainage schemes? Then we have an exciting opportunity to join the small but tight knit team of a Chesham based civil and structural engineering consultancy. Is this you? Apply today!

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