Careers at Richard Jackson Limited?

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 ‘Apply Now’ under the relevant job application.

Location: Colchester

Job Purpose:

To support the geotechnical engineering team, offering assistance with a wide range of site and office-based activities including monitoring and data acquisition in addition to data processing.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provide support to supervising engineers during site investigations;
  • Co-ordinate and undertake routine gas and groundwater monitoring surveys;
  • Carry out in-situ testing and sampling on-site;
  • Data processing using Microsoft excel and design software packages (training will be provided);
  • Assist in the management, transport and storage of soil/water samples and consumables;
  • Monitor and organise the calibration of equipment;
  • Provide logistical support with respect to the hiring and off hiring of plant, equipment and consumables;
  • Be responsible for the organisation and management of equipment stores;
  • Appreciation of our business – understand briefs, budgets and monitor delivery;
  • Maintain Client Care, including internal and external clients.

General:

  • At all times work safely, ensuring your own safety and that of others inside and outside of 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: 

  • Full UK driving licence (essential) with access to a vehicle (desirable);
  • IT literate with sound numerical ability;
  • An interest in geography/geology/engineering disciplines;
  • Willingness to travel with occasional overnight stays;
  • Willingness to undertake physical work outside in all weathers;
  • Seek to improve existing ways of working, by finding efficiencies in processes;
  • Be dedicated to the delivery of projects, and the development of the team and business as a whole;
  • Be planned and organised in your approach to work and meeting deadlines;
  • Be flexible to the needs of the business, and changes to project plans.

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively

 Ability to: 

  • Employ effective communication skills, both verbal, written and electronic;
  • Establish effective relationships with 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: Colchester

Job Purpose:

Working with and assisting Associates and Directors of the team in the design of drainage, transport infrastructure and utilities provisions, surrounded by a support team

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Preparation of preliminary surface and foul water drainage designs
  • Strategic drainage designs for large and medium scale projects
  • Preparation of Sustainable Drainage concepts and designs for projects
  • Production of the development of utility layouts
  • Production of initial junction designs
  • Assist with site inspections/reviews and analyse data (maps, reports, geotechnical, data, drawings and alike)
  • Liaise with other disciplines within the project team to coordinate designs
  • Liaise with Local Authorities and other stakeholders to obtain necessary approvals
  • Keep up to date with the latest software packages
  • Keep up to date with industry guideline changes
  • Opportunities to lead infrastructure design projects

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: 

  • Working towards or hold a civil engineering degree / HNC or HND equivalent
  • At least 3 years’ experience within a similar role / environment
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Microdrainage / FLOW or similar
  • Working knowledge of UK Codes of Practices and Design Standards for highways and drainage
  • A knowledge of highway and drainage design
  • A preference of knowledge of the planning process for different types of development
  • An understanding of project management and experience is preferred 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

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: Colchester

Job Purpose:

Working with and assisting Associates and Directors of the team in the design of drainage, transport infrastructure and utilities provisions, surrounded by a support team.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Preparation of preliminary surface and foul water drainage designs
  • Strategic drainage designs for large and medium scale projects
  • Preparation of Sustainable Drainage concepts and designs for projects
  • Production of the development of utility layouts
  • Production of initial junction designs
  • Assist with site inspections/reviews and analyse data (maps, reports, geotechnical, data, drawings and alike)
  • Liaise with other disciplines within the project team to coordinate designs
  • Liaise with Local Authorities and other stakeholders to obtain necessary approvals
  • Keep up to date with the latest software packages
  • Keep up to date with industry guideline changes
  • Opportunities to lead infrastructure design projects

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: 

  • Working towards or hold a civil engineering degree / HNC or HND equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ experience within a similar role / environment
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Microdrainage / FLOW or similar
  • Working knowledge of UK Codes of Practices and Design Standards for highways and drainage
  • A knowledge of highway and drainage design
  • A preference of knowledge of the planning process for different types of development
  • An understanding of project management and experience is preferred 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

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: Colchester

Job purpose:

Supporting our Building Consultancy Director on a variety of projects within both commercial and residential sectors.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Support the Building Consultancy Director in all professional duties
  • Undertake a wide range of Building Surveying duties with the ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to undertake Structural Surveys, Building Surveys, schedules of condition, condition surveys, Party Wall services, dilapidations advice, Contract Co-ordination/Administration and building defect analysis
  • Produce good quality written technical reports along with detailed drawings
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to client satisfaction and business development
  • To diligently handle all instructions and to maintain comprehensive records for all work undertaken
  • To comply with the membership regulations of RICS or similar in so far as they apply to you in the capacity of a Building Surveyor

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:

  • BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying degree or similar
  • MRICS
  • Minimum post graduate experience of 3 years
  • Full clean driver’s licence is essential
  • Willingness to travel with occasional overnight stays
  • Sound technical surveying knowledge
  • IT literate (CAD desirable)

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively

 Ability to: 

  • Commercial awareness
  • 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

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: Norwich

Job Purpose:

Supporting and assisting other Civil Engineers within the business to create, improve and protect the environment in which we live. Working with and assisting Associates and Directors of the team in the design of drainage, transport infrastructure and utilities provisions, surrounded by a support team

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Preparation of preliminary surface and foul water drainage designs and drawings
  • Preparation of Sustainable Drainage concepts and designs for projects
  • Production of the development of utility reports and liaison with third parties
  • Production of initial junction designs
  • Assist with site inspections/reviews and analyse data (maps, reports, geotechnical, data, drawings and alike)
  • Preparation of reports such as Flood Risk Assessments, Transport Statements and Utility Reports, for small to medium size projects
  • 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 or 9 to 5) including English language and mathematics or equivalent
  • Experience in using AutoCAD or similar software is advantageous
  • Working towards or hold a civil engineering qualification / BTEC / ONC or OND or equivalent
  • Some experience within a similar role / environment
  • Working knowledge of Microdrainage / FLOW or similar
  • Working knowledge of UK Codes of Practices and Design Standards for highways and drainage
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, both remotely and in the office where appropriate
  • 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: Norwich

Job Purpose: 

Assist Senior Engineers in their detailed design works as well as developing skills and knowledge to take responsibility for schemes of their own.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Preparation of preliminary surface and foul water drainage designs
  • Strategic drainage designs for large and medium scale projects
  • Preparation of Sustainable Drainage concepts and designs for projects
  • Production of the development of utility reports and liaison with third parties
  • Production of initial junction designs
  • Assist with site inspections/reviews and analyse data (maps, reports, geotechnical, data, drawings and alike)
  • Liaise with other disciplines within the project team to coordinate designs
  • Liaise with Local Authorities and other stakeholders to obtain necessary approvals
  • Keep up to date with the latest software packages
  • Keep up to date with industry guideline changes
  • Preparation of reports such as Flood Risk Assessments, Transport Statements and Utility Reports
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: 
  • Working towards or hold a civil engineering degree / HNC or HND equivalent
  • At least 2 years’ experience within a similar role / environment
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microdrainage / FLOW or similar
  • Working knowledge of UK Codes of Practices and Design Standards for highways and drainage
  • A knowledge of drainage/SUDS design
  • A preference of knowledge of the planning process for different types of development
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, both remotely and in the office where appropriate
  • 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: Bristol

Job Purpose

Manage; drawing team, quality, resourcing, deliver project drawings on time / budget, recruitment of quality staff.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

• Day to day management of the drawing team
• 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

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: Bristol

Job Purpose

Assisting the Company to lead and grow the structural design capabilities.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with business development activity to further enhance, grow and diversify the structural engineering capabilities within the organisation
  • Oversee and develop engineering solutions from concept through to implementation stage
  • 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 Structural Engineering
  • 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:

  • Chartered (or Incorporated) Engineer through the Institution of Structural Engineers or the Institution Civil of Engineers
  • In-depth knowledge of engineering procedures and standards
  • Good awareness of building design beyond own discipline
  • Able to design and deliver structural engineering solutions on major and/or complex projects
  • Strategic thinker with proven experience of developing and implementing creative and successful engineering 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
  • 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

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.

Apply Now

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