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: 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: Bristol

We are currently looking for a Structural Engineer or a Graduate Structural Engineer with significant design experience to join the growing team in our Bristol office.

Situated between the River Frome and the Stroudwater Navigation Canal in Stonehoue, our team is working on a number of exciting projects in many fields such as residential, student accommodation, retail and commercial.

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 working towards MIStructE or MICE and have 3+ years demonstrable experience. For the right candidate we are able to offer opportunities to manage a team of people with the potential for progression to assist with the management of the business 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: Cambridge

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 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 and the company. Your duties will include structural engineering design, project management and co-ordination 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: Norwich, Colchester and Cambridge

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 very good understanding of surface and foul water drainage systems
  • A working knowledge of adoption for sewers and SuDS
  • Drainage master-planning for smaller residential schemes through 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

It is essential that applicants have a BEng/BSc and/or MEng/MSc in a relevant discipline (e.g. Civil Engineering or Hydrology) and have experience working for a UK based Consultancy or Local Authority completing Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Strategy and/or detailed SuDS design using AutoCAD and/or Microdrainage.

The candidate’s 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.

Other general skills include being an excellent communicator in both written and oral formats. Operation and use to an excellent level of Microsoft Word/Excel and other general use IT programmes is also essential.

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 will be provided to ensure engineering excellence is delivered.

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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

We are looking for a Graduate Civil Engineer to join our established heavy civil team at our Colchester office. 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: London

Richard Jackson is a multi-disciplinary consultancy with offices in southern England but with project opportunities across the UK. The Geotechnical Team has grown steadily in recent years with a new team established in London in 2017 to complement the team at Company’s head office in Colchester and at our Cambridge Office. This small and friendly team 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 at least 3 – 5 years experience in geotechnical engineering design with a consultancy or contractor. Alternatively, similar experience including experience with a regulatory body, would be of interest.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team providing geotechnical design services principally on regeneration and development projects. The role is to be based at our London office.

Responsibilities

  • Geotechnical calculations, drawings, specifications, reports and other project documentation as required in line with company and client requirements as well as national standards and codes of practice
  • Managing selected projects or components of projects and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
  • Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
  • Providing technical input to projects and technical advice to project team members
  • Building relationships with clients and design teams on projects
  • Preparation of proposals, planning and implementation of geotechnical input to civil and structural engineering projects
  • Preparation of desk studies and geotechnical reports
  • On site supervision of ground investigations, including soil & rock logging, monitoring and sampling
  • Develop own competence with support of others and maintain continual professional development (CPD)
  • To provide support to colleagues in the Colchester and Cambridge offices
  • Compliance with relevant Health and Safety regulations and company practice promoting a culture of safety within the team

Skills

  • Well-rounded geotechnical design experience including foundations (shallow and piled), retaining walls and slope stability assessments and soil engineering / mechanics to Eurocode 7
  • Experience in earthworks design, specification and implementation
  • Knowledge of Highways England geotechnical certification process (HD22/00)
  • Experience of scoping, planning and specifying and supervising ground investigations to Eurocode 7 and BS5930
  • Experience of preparing Geotechnical Interpretative Reports and Geotechnical Design Reports
  • Experience in the use of routine geotechnical design programs such as Slope, WALLAP HoleBASE SI etc.
  • Fully familiar with MS Word, Excel etc.
  • Good motivational and people management skills with an ability to influence staff and clients particularly regarding technical issues
  • Some knowledge and experience of commercial aspects of projects
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Confident personality with the ability to develop good working relationships with work colleagues, suppliers, regulators and clients
  • Flexibility as travel to and from sites will be required
  • Ability to provide technical leadership and mentoring to less experienced members of the team

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant subject (e.g. civil engineering, geotechnical engineering or engineering geology)

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 relevant qualification (e.g. MSc)
  • Construction skills certification scheme (CSCS) Card and Personal Track Safety (PTS)
  • Experience of AutoCAD
  • Ability to provide peer reviews and technical reviews
  • Membership of a relevant professional body and actively working towards chartered status

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 and dynamic working environment located in the heart of London. We offer a competitive remuneration package which includes a performance related bonus and contributory pension scheme. You must have the right to work in the UK. Richard Jackson is an equal opportunities employer.

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