At Ridge and Partners, we offer client care and advice that very few, if any can match. The Civil Engineering team fully embrace this philosophy by providing a comprehensive range of civil engineering design, procurement, coordination and project management services to support clients through the whole project life cycle; offering a full multi-disciplinary service or standalone specialist technical services.
The Ridge Civil Engineering team has particular expertise in highways design for roads, pavements, bridges, Section 278 Agreements and in earthworks engineering, cut and fill assessments, remediation, coordination of underground services, flood alleviation, sustainable drainage systems, pumping stations, sewerage and private external works.
As a Civil Engineer based at our offices in Birmingham covering a wide range of disciplines in property and construction, you will be responsible for providing a wide range of civil engineering services under the direction of the Team Manager, including the following:-
Role and Responsibilities:
Producing external woks and drainage designs relating to medium to large development projects
Highway design a benefit but not essential
Produce flood risk assessments (FRA’s) and Drainage strategies
Supervise CAD Technicians
Represent the company at external meetings with clients and fellow professionals
Be responsible for delivering work to a fee agreed with a Project Manager
Project profitability (monitoring / planning of costs and budgets)
Prepare client / project proposals
Assist in negotiating fee proposals and requesting additional fees
Construct project teams from internal and external resources.
Procure project resources / specialist outworks
Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals
Experience and Skills Required:
Post-graduate experience in a similar role, ideally within a private practice
Good understanding of section 38, 278 (Highways Act) and section 104, 106 and 185 (Water industry Act) agreements – desirable
Experience in drainage (foul and surface) and minor road way design
Good working knowledge of Microdrainage or comparable drainage design software
On occasion , the candidate will be required to produce cad information and as such a knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3d or comparable civil engineering software would be a benefit
Competent in the design of external works for private sites including vertical and horizontal setting out to Building regulations, British Standard and local requirements.
Familiarity with Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its application within civil engineering.
What's in it for you?
At Ridge we invest heavily in our biggest assets........our people. And as you will find out from day one in your Ridge career, you will be handsomely rewarded:
25 days holiday and study leave
Pension: Standard 6% Ridge Contribution
Highly competitive salary
Huge potential for progression and promotion