Why Join Richard Jackson Ltd?

The success of our business is driven by the people within it and we are always looking for the best people to help us achieve our goals.

We are committed to providing an environment within which our staff can develop their skills and achieve their full potential and believe in offering attractive salaries along with an excellent benefits package to attract the right people.

If you believe you are a talented Engineer, Surveyor and Technician with a desire to work in our fields of expertise please send your CV using the link below. To view our current vacancies see below and send all applications to Natalie Goodrich by clicking ‘Read more’ under the relevant job application.

Location: Colchester and Norwich

We are a well-established multi-disciplinary consulting practice with a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects with a broad client base.

We are continuing with recently instructed projects and with an increasing workload and we are looking for Civil Engineers to join our existing team. Candidates should have experience of design and detailing of schemes from concept through to detailed design stage as well as acting as a mentor to other members of the team.

The role will include: information gathering, report writing, foul and surface water drainage designs and highway designs. Candidates will be required to negotiate approvals with the relevant authorities together with close liaison with Clients and their team to successfully deliver a coordinated engineering solution.

The ideal candidate would be educated to Degree/HND in a related subject, possess good analytical skills and excellent communication both written and oral. Knowledge of NPPF, Part H & M of Building regulations, SFA, SuDS, Highway design guides and Manual for Streets is highly desirable. Experience of Microdrainage and PDS is also desirable for this role.

All applicants should be keen to build and grow their career with Richard Jackson Ltd and in return we will offer support to attain high long term career aspirations and engineering excellence.

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Location: Colchester

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our friendly team at our recently relocated offices in Colchester.

The engineer will be required to do hands on design and be able to lead projects of all sizes running a team of engineers/technicians. The successful Structural Engineer for the role would be an excellent team player and have a proactive and positive attitude towards working under pressure and team mentoring.

The role offers excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients with a clear vision for innovation. This position includes career progression (Associate Designate) for the right candidate.

The role

  • To be first point of contact for clients, contractors, etc
  • Project manage schemes from inception to completion including formulation and conforming to design specifications, scope of works, employers requirements, etc
  • Undertake the design of structures in concrete, steel, masonry and timber
  • Provide clients with innovative engineering solutions
  • Managing and mentoring of other members of staff
  • Working in residential and other sectors on both low and high rise, framed and unframed projects
  • Client contact and liaison
  • Marketing and business development of the company

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Educated to Degree standard and possess either CEng, MICE or MIStructE
  • Have extensive knowledge of British Codes and Regulations and Eurocodes
  • Have extensive experience of structural engineering building design on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Familiarity and confident in working with current project/contractual procurement methods
  • Track record of successful delivery on both small and large projects in both design and management aspects
  • Knowledge and experience of BIM (Revit) in addition to structural design software such as CSC Fastrack, Staad and Scia
  • Able to manage teams internally, including financial management performance
  • To work within budget and to programme, by effectively utilising resources coupled with cost control
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Valid UK driving licence

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Location: London

We are a well-established multi-disciplinary consulting practice with a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects with a broad client base.

We are continuing with recently instructed projects and with an increasing workload and we are looking for Civil Engineers to join our existing team. Candidates should have experience of design and detailing of schemes from concept through to detailed design stage as well as acting as a mentor to other members of the team.

The role will include: information gathering, report writing, foul and surface water drainage designs and highway designs. Candidates will be required to negotiate approvals with the relevant authorities together with close liaison with Clients and their team to successfully deliver a coordinated engineering solution.

The ideal candidate would be educated to Degree/HND in a related subject, possess good analytical skills and excellent communication both written and oral. Knowledge of NPPF, Part H & M of Building regulations, SFA, SuDS, Highway design guides and Manual for Streets is highly desirable. Experience of Microdrainage and PDS/Civils 3D is also desirable for this role.

All applicants should be keen to build and grow their career with Richard Jackson Ltd and in return we will offer support to attain high long term career aspirations and engineering excellence.

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Location: Cambridge, Colchester, London, Norwich & Bristol

We currently have a unique opportunity for a Graduate Structural Engineer with an interest in historic and listed buildings to become part of a talented team of Structural Engineers at all our office locations.

The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, able to work independently and as part of a team and be enthusiastic to develop and progress further within the role and the company. Your duties will include structural engineering design, project management and coordination with other professionals both internally and externally.

You should possess a strong degree in Civil/ Structural Engineering (MEng/ MSc preferred). You should also be familiar with British Standards and Eurocodes and have a working knowledge of structural software (CADS 3D/ Tedds/ AutoCAD). A full clean UK driving licence is required for this position.

This is a fantastic chance for a Graduate Structural Engineer to further their career and if successful will gain support to obtain chartered status along with a competitive salary and benefits package.

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Location: Cambridge

Richard Jackson is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with offices in southern England but with project opportunities across the UK. The Geotechnical Team has grown steadily in recent years, with new teams established in Cambridge and London since 2015, to complement the team in the Company’s head office in Colchester.

The Geotechnical Team is a small and friendly group of geotechnical engineers, geologists and environmental scientists which offers successful candidates the opportunity to become involved in all aspects of the consultancy, whilst taking on responsibility at an early stage. We are currently looking for a graduate with ideally 1-3 years’ experience in geotechnical and contaminated land assessment with a consultancy or contractor to work in our Cambridge office. Alternatively, similar experience with a regulatory body, would be of interest. However, an enthusiastic, ambitious graduate without work experience would also be considered. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team providing geo-environmental services principally on regeneration and development projects.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of proposals, planning and implementation of geo-environmental projects
  • Preparation of desk studies and phase II geotechnical and environmental ground investigation reports
  • On site supervision of ground investigations, including monitoring and sampling;
  • Undertaking qualitative and quantitative geo-environmental risk assessments
  • Develop own competence and maintain continual professional development (CPD)
  • To provide support to colleagues in the Cambridge, Colchester and London offices

Skills

  • A good understanding of health and safety procedures
  • Good commercial awareness, good organisational and time management skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Confident personality with the ability to develop good working relationships
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Site investigation and contaminated land site assessment
  • Phase I and II report writing
  • Contaminated land remediation and preparation of remediation method statements and validation of remediation
  • Experience of planning and supervising environmental and geotechnical site investigations
  • Appreciation of contaminated land assessment under Part 2A and the planning regime, CLR11, Eurocode 7 and BS EN 10175
  • Appreciation of legislation which applies to contaminated land
  • Logging in accordance with current edition of BS5930 and Eurocode 7
  • Computer literacy including Office suite software, Holebase SI
  • Flexibility as travel to and from sites will be required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant science or engineering subject (e.g. geology/earth science/engineering geology, environmental science, hydrogeology, chemistry, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering etc)

Personal Attributes

  • An ability to foster good relationships with colleagues across all levels of the business
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

Desirable

  • A secondary qualification (e.g. MSc)
  • Construction skills certification scheme (CSCS) Card
  • Good understanding of waste legislation
  • Membership of a relevant professional body or working towards membership

This is an exciting role for an experienced graduate to join a growing and supportive company where there will be opportunities for the right candidate to develop their skills and experience. We will help the graduate to develop their career whilst working towards achieving chartered status with an appropriate professional body (i.e. Geological Society, Institution of Civil Engineers etc). Relevant knowledge is advantageous however a combination of internal and external training will be provided to address any gaps in the candidate’s experience.

What do we offer? We offer a challenging job in a friendly working environment located on the outskirts of Cambridge. We offer a competitive remuneration package and a contributory pension scheme. You must have the right to work in the UK. Richard Jackson is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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Location: Colchester, Cambridge, Norwich, London and Bristol

We are looking for a Graduate Civil Engineer to join our established heavy civil team. The team is involved in a diverse range of civil engineering design and project management for a variety of clients. Its workload includes bridges, rail work, highway structures, marine, coastal and harbour engineering and design of elements of significant residential infrastructure, as well as temporary works. The candidate will have obtained a BEng or Meng in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) and will be either looking for their first graduate position, or have up to three years’ experience in an appropriate role. The role will be to assist more senior Engineers in their detailed design works as well as developing skills and knowledge to take responsibility for schemes of their own.

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Location: Norwich & Colchester

We are currently looking to recruit an Associate within our Civils teams in Norwich and Colchester. The ideal candidate will have experience in supervising, assigning, reviewing and participating in the work of staff responsible for performing professional and technical engineering services. You’ll also be ensuring work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures and will perform more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Scoping and preparing fee proposals
  • Assisting with business development activity to further enhance, grow and diversify the structural engineering capabilities within the organisation
  • Oversee and develop appropriate technical solutions / reports from concept through to implementation stage
  • Conduct site inspections / reviews and analyse data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other)
  • Assess potential risks, material and cost
  • Provide advice and resolve creatively and emerging problems / deficiencies
  • Specific additional elements attributable to the respective Discipline
  • Monitor progress and compile project status reports
  • Manage budget and purchase equipment / materials
  • Engaging with and managing the needs of clients and fellow professionals
  • Working closely with key stakeholders to deliver solutions which exceed client expectations
  • Attending meetings and communicating with clients to establish their needs
  • Managing all deliverables to ensure client satisfaction and commercial and technical project success
  • Maintaining high technical standards consistent with the project brief
  • Ensuring all projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective way
  • Identifying key learning points and communicating these across the group and/or the wider business
  • Managing project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget
  • Manage all technical aspects of the team’s project work are undertaken in accordance with the Company Management System and Health and Safety Procedures
  • Being innovative in changing the design of buildings through a knowledge of engineering or surveying
  • Supporting other senior management within the business with technical development
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team
  • Representing Richard Jackson Ltd externally at conferences and seminars promoting the vision and values of the Company
Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications:
  • Proven work experience within the field of engineering
  • Degree in engineering or similar
  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualisation software such as required
  • Project management and supervision skills
  • In-depth knowledge of engineering and / or surveying procedures and standards
  • Good awareness of engineering and building design beyond own discipline
  • Able to design and deliver engineering solutions and or building surveying on major and/or complex projects
  • Strategic thinker with proven experience in developing and implementing creative and successful solutions
  • Excellent programme management skills including the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Expert in providing project management guidance and direction on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Able to understand the balance of engineering and / or surveying priorities on differing projects
  • Able to motivate individuals to work collaboratively as a team
  • Excellent people management skills and experience of managing staff at all levels
  • Encouraging others to deliver elegant, practical and safe engineering solutions
  • Able to quickly develop successful client relationships and internal relationships
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)
  • A passion for working with clients and fellow professionals who care about their projects and mentoring the team to achieve these values

We offer an excellent competitive benefits package with an attractive salary. In addition, support to the successful candidate to attain high level and long-term aspirations will be provided to ensure engineering excellence is delivered.

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Location: Colchester

Managing the procurement of building and civil engineering projects, from the initial estimates to the final accounts. Seeking to minimise the costs of a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies
  • Prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities where required
  • Undertake cost analyses’
  • Perform risk, value management and cost control;
  • Advise on a procurement strategy
  • Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
  • Prepare and analyse costings for tenders
  • Allocate work to sub-consultants
  • Provide advice on contractual claims
  • Analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports
  • Value completed work and arrange payments
  • Maintain awareness of the different building contracts in current use
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations
Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications:
  • Experience in a Quantity Surveying background at a senior level
  • Project Management / Employer’s Agent experience
  • In-depth knowledge of the construction industry
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Quantity Surveying or other relevant disciplines.
  • Budgeting experience
  • Excellent maths skills
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Negotiation and leadership skills
Ability to:
  • Contribute to improving project profitability by challenging existing working practices
  • Ensure Quantity Surveying and Project Management services are produced professionally, on time and within the available fee
  • Seek out continuous improvement in quantity surveying and project management procedures
  • Identify and resolve capacity issues with project leaders/team leaders
  • Provide effective programme information management support for the Senior management
  • Ensure ISO 9001 processes are being followed and checklists are kept up to date.
  • Demonstrate strong commercial awareness
  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal, written and by email
  • Work methodically and accurately
  • Work well on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Be flexible to meet deadlines
  • Remain calm when under pressure
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Think outside the box

We will offer an excellent competitive benefits package with an attractive salary. In addition, support for the successful candidate to attain a high level and long-term aspirations will be provided to ensure engineering excellence is delivered.

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Location: Cambridge & London

Job Purpose

Supervises, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for performing professional and technical engineering services.  Ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures and performs more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Scoping and preparing fee proposals
  • Assisting with business development activity to further enhance, grow and diversify the civil engineering capabilities within the organisation
  • Oversee and develop appropriate technical solutions / reports from concept through to implementation stage
  • Conduct site inspections / reviews and analyse data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other)
  • Assess potential risks, material and cost
  • Provide advice and resolve creatively and emerging problems / deficiencies
  • Specific additional elements attributable to the respective Discipline
  • Monitor progress and compile project status reports
  • Manage budgets
  • Engaging with and managing the needs of clients and fellow professionals
  • Working closely with key stakeholders to deliver solutions which exceed client expectations
  • Attending meetings and communicating with clients to establish their needs
  • Managing all deliverables to ensure client satisfaction and commercial and technical project success
  • Maintaining high technical standards consistent with the project brief
  • Ensuring all projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective way
  • Identifying key learning points and communicating these across the group and/or the wider business
  • Managing project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget
  • Manage all technical aspects of the team’s project work to ensure they are undertaken in accordance with the Company Management System and Health and Safety Procedures
  • Being innovative in changing  designs through a knowledge of engineering
  • Supporting other senior management within the business with technical development
  • Mentoring and providing technical guidance to junior members of the team
  • Representing Richard Jackson Ltd externally at conferences and seminars promoting the vision and values of the Company

General

  • At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others in the Company
  • At all times work within all Company procedures and protocols
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably requested by the Company

Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications: 

  • Proven work experience within the field of engineering
  • Degree in engineering or similar
  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualisation software such as required
  • Project management and supervision skills
  • In-depth knowledge of engineering procedures and standards
  • Good awareness of engineering and building design beyond own discipline
  • Able to design and deliver engineering solutions on major and/or complex projects
  • Strategic thinker with proven experience of developing and implementing creative and successful solutions
  • Excellent programme management skills including the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Expert in providing project management guidance and direction on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Able to understand the balance of engineering priorities on differing projects
  • Able to motivate individuals to work collaboratively as a team
  • Excellent people management skills and experience of managing staff at all levels
  • Encouraging others to deliver elegant, practical and safe engineering solutions
  • Able to quickly develop successful client relationships and internal relationships
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)
  • A passion for working with clients and fellow professionals who care about their projects and mentoring the team to achieve these values

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively

Ability to: 

  • Demonstrate strong commercial awareness
  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal, written and by email
  • Establish effective relationships with clients and fellow team members
  • Work methodically and accurately
  • Work well on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Be flexible to meet deadlines
  • Remain calm when under pressure
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Think outside of the box

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Location: Norwich

Job Purpose

Supporting and assisting other Civil Engineers within the business to create, improve and protect the environment in which we live.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting Civil Engineers in the preparation of engineering drawings and specifications
  • Liaising with external bodies to gain approval to issued designs
  • Supervised site visits to view construction of designed schemes
  • Use of CAD and other computerised design systems

General

  • At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others in the Company
  • At all times work within all Company procedures and protocols
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably requested by the Company

Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (grades A to C) including English language and mathematics
  • Experience in using AutoCAD or similar software is advantageous but not essential

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively 

Ability to: 

  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal, written and by email
  • Establish effective relationships with clients and fellow team members
  • Work methodically and accurately
  • Work well on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Be flexible to meet deadlines
  • Remain calm when under pressure
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude

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Location: Cambridge & Colchester

Job Purpose

Supervises, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for performing professional and technical engineering services.  Ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures and performs more technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibility.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Scoping and preparing fee proposals
  • Assisting with business development activity to further enhance, grow and diversify the structural engineering capabilities within the organisation
  • Oversee and develop appropriate technical solutions / reports from concept through to implementation stage
  • Conduct site inspections / reviews and analyse data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other)
  • Assess potential risks, material and cost
  • Provide advice and resolve creatively and emerging problems / deficiencies
  • Specific additional elements attributable to the respective Discipline
  • Monitor progress and compile project status reports
  • Manage budget and purchase equipment / materials
  • Engaging with and managing the needs of clients and fellow professionals
  • Working closely with key stakeholders to deliver solutions which exceed client expectations
  • Attending meetings and communicating with clients to establish their needs
  • Managing all deliverables to ensure client satisfaction and commercial and technical project success
  • Maintaining high technical standards consistent with the project brief
  • Ensuring all projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective way
  • Identifying key learning points and communicating these across the group and/or the wider business
  • Managing project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget
  • Manage all technical aspects of the team’s project work are undertaken in accordance with the Company Management System and Health and Safety Procedures
  • Being innovative in changing the design of buildings through a knowledge of engineering or surveying
  • Supporting other senior management within the business with technical development
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team
  • Representing Richard Jackson Ltd externally at conferences and seminars promoting the vision and values of the Company

General

  • At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others in the Company
  • At all times work within all Company procedures and protocols
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably requested by the Company

Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications: 

  • Proven work experience within the field of engineering
  • Degree in engineering or similar
  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualisation software such as required
  • Project management and supervision skills
  • In-depth knowledge of engineering and / or surveying procedures and standards
  • Good awareness of engineering and building design beyond own discipline
  • Able to design and deliver engineering solutions and or building surveying on major and/or complex projects
  • Strategic thinker with proven experience of developing and implementing creative and successful solutions
  • Excellent programme management skills including the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Expert in providing project management guidance and direction on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Able to understand the balance of engineering and / or surveying priorities on differing projects
  • Able to motivate individuals to work collaboratively as a team
  • Excellent people management skills and experience of managing staff at all levels
  • Encouraging others to deliver elegant, practical and safe engineering solutions
  • Able to quickly develop successful client relationships and internal relationships
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)
  • A passion for working with clients and fellow professionals who care about their projects and mentoring the team to achieve these values 

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively 

Ability to: 

  • Demonstrate strong commercial awareness
  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal, written and by email
  • Establish effective relationships with clients and fellow team members
  • Work methodically and accurately
  • Work well on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Be flexible to meet deadlines
  • Remain calm when under pressure
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Think outside of the box

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Location: Colchester

Reporting to the Director of the Pre-Planning Group and working closely with the manager of the Geotechnical Team, you will be responsible for managing your own geotechnical/geoenvironmental projects, including commercial management of your own projects (contract, invoicing, debt management etc). In this role, you will also be expected to provide technical direction to other members of the Geotechnical Team on projects which originate within other parts of the business or projects for external clients.

Working in collaboration with other specialists within the Richard Jackson Engineering and Building Consultancy Sectors, you will be expected to provide ad hoc geotechnical advice to colleagues and external clients from time to time and frequently at short notice.

Business development skills will also be required in order to grow and nurture new geotechnical project opportunities.

Essential Experience

  • A good level of geotechnical design skill and experience based on UK ground engineering projects.
  • Experienced technical and project leader with a track record of successful delivery either within the consultancy or contracting sector.
  • Mentoring and leading others, developing individuals’ skills, keeping abreast of new technical developments/techniques within geotechnical engineering.
  • Strong communication skills and experience of working in collaboration with other geotechnical colleagues and other specialists from other disciplines inside and outside your organisation.
  • Excellent report writing skills and an ability to self-check work and technically review the work of others.
  • Experience in a client-facing role, in particular working with developer clients.
  • Geotechnical design experience including foundations, retaining walls, slope stability assessments and earthworks design (including specification preparation).
  • Experience in the use of geotechnical design programs including SlopeW and familiar with Microsoft Office suite of programs (MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook).
  • Full valid driving licence and a flexibility to travel throughout the UK and work away from the base office on occasions.
  • Desirable Experience
  • Knowledge of contaminated land site assessment.
  • Knowledge of structural engineering.
  • Business development experience. This will be particularly relevant should the role be based in our London or Bristol offices.
  • Qualifications
  • A strong academic background with a relevant degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • Post-graduate degree or masters degree qualified ideally (Geotechnical Engineering or a related subject).
  • Chartered with a relevant institution, e.g. Institution of Civil Engineers

Personal Attributes

  • An ability to foster good relationships with colleagues across all levels of the business.
  • A ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.

We offer an excellent competitive benefits package with an attractive salary. In addition, support to the successful candidate to attain high level, long-term aspirations will be provided to ensure engineering excellence is delivered.

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Location: Cambridge

Job Role

To provide a technical support role to Associate and Directors in delivering range of our current and future development planning projects (listed but not limited to residential, employment, education, energy, community and health,) and assist to deliver design and analysis of highway schemes.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare Transport Assessments, Statements, Travel Plans, Environmental Statement Transport Chapters, Access and Movement Strategies in support of development projects
  • Assess scheme layouts, design and provide feedback
  • Commission traffic survey data collection, to include parking surveys and multi-model trip counts, analyse and present the results
  • Assess the impact and feasibility of development sites from early due diligence, preliminary layout and up to the final highway design
  • Study and assess drawings, plans, specifications and other documents relating to the development project
  • Manage deliverables on time and within the budget
  • Support other engineering and skilled personnel in managing and executing multiple tasks and projects
  • Collaborate and interact with external teams and companies, including architects and outside project developers and consultants
  • Adhere to best practices, standards and procedures of the company
  • Designing to appropriate and relevant UK standards and guides
  • Obtain approval from approving bodies and authorities
  • Duties under H&S/CDM

General

  • At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others in the Company
  • At all times work within all Company procedures and protocols
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably requested by the Company

Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications: 

  • BTEC Higher / Degree (or similar) qualified in Civil Engineering, Transport Planning or another relevant subject
  • IT literate with sound analytical ability, written and verbal communication skills
  • A good understanding of appropriate design software packages including AutoCAD and Autotrack.
  • Experience in the preparation of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and Highways Reports
  • Good working knowledge of industry standard  software (ie TRICS, Linsig, Junctions 9 including ARCADY and PICADY, or similar)
  • An understanding of S278/S38 highway design
  • Possess sound knowledge of current legislation and able to work in accordance with QA and H&S procedures
  • Experience in team and line management
  • Full UK driving licence preferred

 Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively

 Ability to: 

  • Be commercially aware
  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal, written and by email
  • Establish effective relationships with clients where appropriate and fellow team members
  • Work methodically and accurately
  • Work well on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Be flexible to meet deadlines
  • Remain calm when under pressure
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude

The Company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the Company’s business.

 

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Location: Cambridge & Bristol

Job Purpose:

Deliver project drawings on time / budget, recruitment of quality staff.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assistance with the management and quality of the drawing / BIM team
  • Overall responsibility for the delivery of project drawings on time / within internal allocated budgets
  • Assistance with fee proposals / allocating internal budgets
  • Meet project requirements in collaboration with other disciplines
  • Liaise closely with engineers to ensure accurate representation
  • Aid with the development of less experienced colleagues
  • Update and revise previous drawings
  • RC Detailing
  • BIM / Revit
  • 2D CAD GA & Detailing

General

  • At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others in the Company
  • At all times work within all Company procedures and protocols
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably requested by the Company

Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications: 

  • HNC, HND or equivalent in relevant field
  • Extensive experience of CAD / detailing
  • Knowledge of BIM / Revit
  • Experience of RC detailing
  • Experience of delivering infrastructure projects to challenging deadlines
  • Knowledge of industry standards and ability to translate requirements to CAD
  • Preferably experience of managing a drawing team 

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively 

Ability to: 

  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal, written and by email
  • Establish effective relationships with clients and fellow team members
  • Work methodically and accurately
  • Work well on own initiative and as part of a growing team
  • Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Be flexible to meet deadlines
  • Remain calm when under pressure
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude

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Location: Colchester

Job Purpose:

Assisting Building Surveyors in providing professional advice on property and construction, completing detailed reports known as building surveys. Also assisting in identify defects and advise on repair and maintenance options.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Attending sites to take accurate measurements required for work quoted or to be quoted
  • Producing record photographs
  • Booking and attending appointments
  • Taking accurate measurements on site of areas where work is to be carried out
  • Recording all information at site and updating on in house software and distributing to all internal and external teams
  • Producing and issuing all relevant documentation
  • Taking initial enquiries, including review assessment and response to Tender Documents received from customers and main contractors

General

  • At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others in the Company
  • At all times work within all Company procedures and protocols
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably requested by the Company

Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (grades A to C) including English language and mathematics
  • Experience in using AutoCAD or similar software is advantageous but not essential

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively 

Ability to: 

  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Establish effective relationships with clients and fellow team members
  • Work methodically and accurately
  • Work well on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Be flexible to meet deadlines
  • Remain calm when under pressure
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude

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Location: Colchester

Job Purpose:

Will be responsible for assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager in carrying out quantity surveying duties including preparation of tender and contract documentation, budget estimating, valuing variations, processing valuation payments, and agreeing final accounts. 

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager to prepare estimates, cost plans, bills of quantities, specifications and schedule of rates for new build, improvements and maintenance work
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager to carry out construction valuations and certification duties
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor/ Project Manager deal with “Open Book” accounting on construction projects and with interim and final accounts with contractors
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager undertake and maintain financial controls and monitor costs of schemes against budget
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager undertake analysis of the performance of contractors during the contract stage and following contract completion.  Check compliance with contract terms and conditions and legal and regulatory requirements

General

  • At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others in the Company
  • At all times work within all Company procedures and protocols
  • Undertake other duties as reasonably requested by the Company

Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (grades A to C) including English language and mathematics
  • NVQ 2 / 3 in a construction related subject (or equivalent)
  • A good understanding and use of IT packages e.g. Microsoft Office

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively 

Ability to: 

  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Establish effective relationships with clients and fellow team members
  • Work methodically and accurately
  • Work well on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively
  • Be flexible to meet deadlines
  • Remain calm when under pressure
  • A willingness to attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude

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