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 Tracy Robinson by clicking ‘Read more’ under the relevant job application.

Location: All locations

We are a well-established multi-disciplinary consulting practice with some fantastic projects and clients. We are continuing with recently won projects and with an increasing workload and we are looking for a Civil Engineer to join our existing team. Candidates should be able to design and draw 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, preliminary and detailed foul and surface water drainage designs. Undertaking external levels designs, highway designs for both private and adopted drainage. Negotiating the required approvals and close liaison with Clients, Contractors, Architects and other Design Team members. 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, CfSH, SFA, SuDS, Highway design guides and Manual for Streets is highly desirable. Knowledge of Microdrainage and PDS would be an advantage but full training will be given. 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

We currently have a unique opportunity for a Graduate Structural Engineer with a keen interest in historic and listed buildings to become part of a talented team of Structural Engineers/ Surveyors at our Cambridge office. 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/ company. Your duties will include structural engineering design, project management, co-ordination/ liaison with other professionals both internally and externally. You should possess a strong degree in Civil/ Structural Engineering (MEng/ MSc preferred) and have a keen interest in historic buildings. 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: Bristol and Colchester

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Structural Engineer to join our structural team. The successful candidate will be comfortable dealing with Clients directly and managing a wide range of projects, ranging from relatively modest residential projects through to more complex multi-disciplined schemes. Your CV should reflect your ability to design in all the main materials. The ideal candidate should be recently chartered (MIStructE or MICE) or working towards this and have 5+ years demonstrable experience. For the right candidate we are able to offer opportunities to manage a team of people with potential for progression to assist with the management of the business and possible company ownership in the future. 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: Norwich/Cambridge/Colchester

We are seeking a Flood Risk/Drainage Engineer to strengthen our pre-planning team to deliver excellence to our clients for them to gain planning permission. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of: • Flood Risk Assessments • Skills to deliver the design of SuDS • A good understanding of surface and foul water drainage systems • A working knowledge of adoption of sewers and SuDS • Drainage master-planning for smaller residential schemes though to larger projects • Flood risk/drainage legislation, Codes of Practice and Health & Safety best practices • The ability to interpret geotechnical reports and to understand soil permeability The candidate will also have experience of using drainage software including Microdrainage and where possible hydrological modelling software also, although the latter is not essential. The candidates’ responsibility will be for preparation of drainage strategies, flood risk assessments, due diligence advice to clients and other team members. In addition, the design and preparation of reports and calculations to support the strategies and assessments will be essential. The candidate will have a relevant academic qualification. Other general skills will be an excellent communicator in both written and oral formats. Operation and use of Microsoft Word/Excel and other general use IT programmes is essential. The use and knowledge of AutoCad would be advantageous. We will offer an excellent competitive benefits package with an attractive salary. In addition, support to the successful candidate to attain high level long term aspirations are to be provided to ensure engineering excellence is delivered.

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Location: London

We have an immediate requirement for a Senior/Associate level Chartered Building Surveyor within our London office to assist the Director with delivering existing core building surveying ( including commercial & residential surveys, dilapidations & party wall), insurance surveying and project management work alongside an active business development role.   The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Building Surveyor (MRICS/FRICS) ideally with at least three years post qualification experience and demonstrable success in business development across some or all of the Company’s service lines.  The position offers the opportunity to join a vibrant team within our Central London office and play a major role in growing the Building Consultancy business.  The right candidate will have the opportunity for rapid promotion.   In exchange for the above we are able to offer an attractive salary and benefits package for the right candidate which reflects the seniority of the role.

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Location: Norwich/Cambridge

We are seeking a Transport Modeller/Engineer to work primarily from our Norwich or Cambridge offices. The post is to strengthen our teams across East Anglia delivering successful planning permissions to our clients. The candidate will have a working knowledge of the preparation of highway access, Transport Assessments/Statements and the ability to find solutions to the ever increasing traffic congestion new developments may bring. The knowledge of any transportation modelling software would be advantageous. An academic qualification in mathematics or a relevant subject will be desirable but alternative work experience will be equally valuable in addition or instead of the qualification. We will offer an excellent competitive benefits package with an attractive salary. In addition, support to the successful candidate to attain high level long term aspirations are to be provided to ensure engineering and transportation excellence is delivered.

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Location: Norwich

Richard Jackson Building Consultants is the Chartered Building Surveying division of Richard Jackson Ltd. We operate from offices in Colchester, London, Cambridge, Norwich and Bristol to give strong regional presence across Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, wider East Anglia & the South West. The Chartered Building Surveyors and Engineers within Richard Jackson Building Consultants are able to offer a range of services under our core service areas of Building Surveying, Insurance Surveying, Project Management/Co-ordination, Expert Witness, Dilapidations, Party Wall, Building Design and Specialist Surveys. We are particularly well known for our Insurance Surveying work where we are widely considered industry leading experts in the field and also for our specialisms in Dilapidations and Historic Buildings. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Building Surveyor based in our Norwich office, with the added opportunity to assist in our other regions when necessary. The role will involve supporting our Associate Director on a variety of projects within both commercial and residential sectors. Responsibilities Support the Associate Director in all professional duties Undertake a wide range of Building Surveying duties on your own initiative Ability to undertake Building Surveys, schedules of condition, condition surveys, Party Wall services, dilapidations advice, Contract Co-ordination/Administration and building defect analysis Demonstrate a strong commitment to client satisfaction and business development Requirements BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying degree or similar Minimum post-graduation experience of 1 year Membership of RICS or commitment towards APC training Full clean driver’s licence Sound technical surveying knowledge IT literate (CAD desirable) Personal Qualities Professional manner and smart appearance. Excellent interpersonal skills. Commercially aware. Self-motivated and able to manage own time. Able to work alone or as part of a team. Richard Jackson Building Consultants offer a comprehensive package including: Competitive salary for the right candidate 22 days’ annual leave per annum, plus paid bank holidays Professional membership fees paid. Structured APC training and excellent opportunity for career development BUPA healthcare scheme

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