Structural Engineer, Highways

Structural Engineer, Highways

Job Overview

Location
Cardiff, Wales
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
4188
Date Posted
1 year ago
Recruiter
Sophy Martin
Job Views
254

Job Description

What you’ll be doing:

  • undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems and identifying options
  • taking a participant or lead role in the design, inspection or assessment of major civil engineering structures and bridges
  • designing projects in accordance with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridgeworks and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works
  • ability to set and work to personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients’ needs and to respond to targets set by others
  • demonstrate excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing at a general and technical level
  • ensuring compliance of the team’s work with a high regard to Health and Safety and the application of the CDM Regulations and other legislation
  • abide by the objectives and targets of both the section and the department and follow procedures and practices utilised in all aspects of the work, including computerised and manual systems and the maintenance of relevant records

What we’re looking for:

  • A Bachelors or master’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council. Ideally you will be working toward achieving Chartered Member status of the or have recently achieved membership status.
  • A minimum of 2 year minimum ideally 5 years post-graduation experience in the design of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction
  • A knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards, and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement
  • Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes, and Codes of Practice
  • Full UK Driving License

About Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

At Capita Real estate and infrastructure, we create places where people can prosper.

Today, critical infrastructure and public building projects need to be sustainable and environmentally appropriate. They must deliver value for the people that will use them - local communities and businesses - for decades to come. The wide range of demands requires a more holistic approach to design. That’s where we come in.

Our clients rely on our commitment to understanding their challenges and finding smarter solutions, and a broad range of experts offering a distinctively diverse set of skills. Our leadership team, who are practitioners themselves, understand what it takes to deliver.

Our culture is built on over 100 years of delivering excellence and creating solutions for critical infrastructure challenges. This enables us to provide a different perspective and approach; one based on what our clients need and can afford.

From engineering and architectural innovation to environmental sustainability and technologically enabled project delivery, we are renowned for our breadth of expertise and holistic, collaborative approach.

We’re a unique team specialising in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 25) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

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What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.

Equal Opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

Job ID: 4188

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