BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for an Engineer to work in our Design Infrastructure team. The role will be based in our Leeds office.
Our Infrastructure Design team specialises in the design of publicly funded multi-disciplinary projects across the UK, from large highway improvement projects to small local schemes.
BWB are proud to have become a Highways England Regional Delivery Partner and you will be working with Highways England as well as numerous other key clients and will be a key member of a growing team within BWB.
Working on challenging projects, you will have experience of several aspects of preliminary and detailed design of public highways including geometry, drainage, pavements and other elements of highway schemes.
You will have a keen interest in developing your understanding and ability in civil engineering design and a willingness to research and take on new challenges. You will be able to work independently and use your engineering judgement to tackle day to day problems, while keeping project managers informed of your progress.
You will understand the multi-disciplinary nature of complex projects from planning stage, through to completion and a willingness to understand more about other disciplines roles on projects.
You will understand the importance of working with different types of client in a complex industry – our clients include developers, local authorities and contractors, all of whom have different expectations and requirements from you and the projects you will work on.
About the team
We are fast growing team with a presence in Nottingham, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester, working on projects across the country. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality, value engineered designs that provide real value for money for our clients and serve our nation’s current and future needs.
We are privileged to have a team of engineers from various backgrounds and experiences who work together to enhance each other’s skills. We believe passionately in the importance of training and knowledge sharing, and aim to create well rounded engineers proficient in all aspects of highway and infrastructure design.
With the start of the Highways England framework and a number of other opportunities we are in exciting times for the Infrastructure Design Team and indeed for BWB as a whole.
You will be expected to have the following personal attributes and skills:
An ability to use our industry standard design software packages Civil 3D (although experience in the use of OpenRoads or PDS would be considered as long as there is a willingness to train on Civil 3D) and Microdrainage
An understanding of highway design
A willingness to delegate design responsibility to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced staff
Willingness to develop an outward facing capacity as a design team representative in dealings with clients on Technical Matters
Good communicator, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels both internally and externally
A ‘self-starter’ with drive, positivity and enthusiasm and a strong desire to succeed
Reasons to join BWB
At BWB, we invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:
Investors in People Platinum standard
A Sunday Times Top 100 Best companies to work for
An NCE Top 100 Consultancy
Join BWB and your career will not conform to the traditional models of yesterday but will be a fulfilling and challenging journey into tomorrow’s digital age; a journey that you will Play an active role in defining!
At BWB you matter, and you will make a difference. A difference to the world you live in; the communities you engage with; even the development of your career and the profession.
We are on an exciting journey. Join Us.
What we can offer you
A competitive Salary – We benchmark all our salaries against the market and review these annually.
Holiday – 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the option to buy extra days holiday per year to boost your entitlement
Life Assurance 4x salary.
Non-contributory Pension Scheme – we’ll pay an Employer Contribution, even if you don’t wish to contribute yet and the contribution will increase with years’ service.
Superb training – bespoke to you and your development needs.
Professional Subscription – BWB will make a payment for one professional subscription a year.
Social Fund – We will pay £25 per head per quarter to have a great time socialising with your colleagues outside of the work environment.
Health-care cash plan for all your everyday medical needs such as dentistry and optical care.
Loyalty bonus – bonus, additional holidays, pension enhancement and sabbaticals.
Perkbox rewards scheme - providing our people with access to a range of employee discounts and benefits.
Cycle to Work – Get excellent rates for a new bike and accessories through our scheme.
1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
2.5 paid days for STEM activity