To assist the team achieve delivery of all the specified project outcomes on time and in accordance with the requirements of the Project Quality Plans; and to ensure that all project work is undertaken in compliance with all relevant technical standards including HSEA requirements.
Amey Consulting are rapidly expanding and looking to recruit Civil Engineering Assistant Engineer to work at our Design Hub in Sheffield, supporting our ongoing and increasing workload for both public and private sector clients on a wide variety of development and Highway schemes. The Assistant Engineer depending on experience and career aspirations could sit in either the Civils/Highways/Traffic team or the Structures/Bridges team.
Current projects include:
Delivery Integrated Partner (DIP) Framework for delivering major Highway Projects – M6 J1 improvements
£500m Designers on Smart Motorway Projects - M1 corridor, M25, M42/M40
Trans Pennine Route upgrade – civils design
Bridge Inspections for Local Authority and Highways England schemes
Staffordshire iPlus contract – Highways and Drainage support
£30m New 5km trunk road in Manchester – Lead Designer and PM
£5m roundabout reconfiguration for Area 13
£4m Grey to Green Phase 2 for Sheffield City Council – Lead Designer and Supervision
Highways England – Flooding hotspots and alleviation works for Areas 13 and 14
Kings Cross drainage improvement works
Trafford Structural Maintenance Programme
Various developer lead improvements to Container Depots in the UK
What will this role involve?
Working with the wider Amey business is an important and significant part of the team’s multidisciplinary workload comprising a broad range of Engineering Design services, predominantly based around Highway & Civil Engineering design and consultancy in highways, building, developer sites, highway and developer drainage and flood risk assessment.
The responsibilities would include:
Assist engineers in developing designs and calculations on schemes
Prepare and assist with drawing production
Preparation of technical documentation and reports
Compliance to the relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations
Experience in use of AutoCAD and other technical software
Sound understanding of Civil Engineering Design
Work with the inspection and design teams to plan and programme inspection work
Plan and carry out site visits, surveys and inspections
Undertake a variety of inspection work on highway structures (including confined spaces/difficult access)
Production and review of inspection reports in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with Amey procedures
Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence, generally comprising design of maintenance interventions on steel, concrete or masonry highways structures, including production of drawings and specification
Be confident to work under minimum supervision and competent to check the work of others
Management of own workload to help ensure timely project delivery is achieved within budget and to the required standard
What are we looking for?
Our ideal candidate would have a Degree qualification to satisfy the current entry requirements for: CEng or IEng through ICE, CIHT or IStructE, or equivalent and 2 years proven related experience with a consultancy and be looking to become chartered with a professional institution.
It is considered that the candidate would also:
Support and supervise junior or less experienced team members
Liaise and help maintain good working relationships with clients, customers and members of other stakeholder groups, other staff in other Amey Divisions, suppliers and sub-contractors
Experience of working with design teams
Client focused approach to service delivery
Report writing skills
Ability to work and co-operate within a close-knit team environment
Computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS office suite and relevant engineering software packages
What makes this role unique?
Good career progression options for the selected candidate with opportunity for development of technical, commercial and project management skills. You will get the chance to work on a significant and varied projects and play an active asset management role.