Careers

Do you want to work for an award-winning Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy with offices in Cambridge and London?

Our team is encouraged to generate and develop their own ideas and to handle a wide range of technical issues. They are expected to produce and communicate creative and appropriate designs that match the aesthetic aspirations of our clients.

We are committed to our employees’ ongoing personal career development, having established a Graduate Development Academy, Apprentice Training & Internship Programme as well as supporting and encouraging all our staff to achieve chartership.

 

We have the following vacancies for Senior Structural Engineer and Senior Infrastructure Engineer in our Cambridge office, and for Senior Structured Engineer in our London office:

Job title – Senior Structural Engineer (Chartered or near-Chartered)

Job type – Permanent.

Job Description – We are recruiting for the role of Senior Structural Engineer. Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years’ design experience post-graduation and be chartered or near-chartered. The right candidate should feel comfortable running a team of engineers and technicians to deliver projects from initial planning and feasibility through to detailed design and construction phases. The candidate will be experienced in all principal sectors, particularly commercial, education and industrial, having familiarity with all key forms of construction.

Key Skills 

·         Ability to design structures in all traditional materials (timber, steel, concrete & masonry).

·         Ability to work on projects of various sizes from new-build houses to multi-storey frames.

·         Experienced in a range on different projects across all key sectors.

·         Excellent communication skills being comfortable with a client-facing role, attending meetings and presentations to represent the business.

·         Excellent coordination skills to work with architects and other principal consultants to ensure the right design solution.

·         Mentoring of junior engineers and technicians.

·         Able to work autonomously from associates and directors with a requirement only to report back progress.

·         Use of TEDDS, Tekla Structural Designer and Fastrak

·         Knowledge of AutoCAD and preferably Revit. Experience with BIM Level 2 would be advantageous.

·         Your involvement is expected in business development, seeking opportunities to market the business and develop project opportunities.

Salary – Reasonable range in-line with industry. Pension available.

If you would like to be considered for a possible position, then please send a C.V demonstrating your academic achievement and industry experience with a covering letter, including an indication of your salary expectations, to:

CAMBRIDGE: Annice Lowes: a.lowes@peterdann.com

 

Job title – Senior Infrastructure Engineer

Job type – Permanent.

Job DescriptionWe are recruiting for the role of Senior Infrastructure Engineer. Candidates will have broad experience in highways and drainage infrastructure design. The right candidate will be running a newly established infrastructure team to deliver projects from initial planning and feasibility through to detailed design and construction phases. The team is based in our Cambridge office but delivers projects for both Cambridge and London offices. The right candidate will have a proven track record with the following skillset as a minimum requirement:

Civils & Drainage

  • Ground modelling/cut and fill analysis.
  • External level design.
  • Preparation of surface water and SuDS drainage strategies for planning applications.
  • Private and adoptable drainage designs.
  • Foul and surface water flow and network analysis for gravity and pumped systems.
  • Implementation of SUDs designs.
  • Dialogue/negotiation with relevant third-party stakeholders.
  • Drainage consents, approvals and Section 104/106 agreements.
  • Preparation of flood risk assessments would be advantageous.

Highways

  • Looking at all aspects of different junction designs for private and local authority schemes.
  • Horizontal and vertical alignments design.
  • Pavement specification and design.
  • Sign specifications, white lining, swept path analysis and designing for deliveries.
  • Traffic calming schemes.
  • Designing for pedestrians including all types of cycleway and footway enhancements.
  • Preparation of Section 278/38 designs and agreements.

Key Skills 

·              Will have led infrastructure design on an extensive range of projects for both technical and non-technical clients.

·         Mentoring and development of other engineers, graduates and technicians on design concepts, engineering theories and best practice.

·         Meeting with clients, key stakeholders and other professionals.

·         Fully conversant with all key UK drainage and highway design standards.

·         Competent use of AutoCAD, Microdrainage, AutoTrack, Civils 3D, PDS sign and line packages as well as Microsoft Office.

·         Be able to prepare a range of civil engineering reports including, but not limited to, drainage strategies, utility reports, technical notes and transport feasibility studies.

·         Preparation of fee proposals and project briefing notes.

·         You will be expected to be involved in business development, seeking opportunities to market the business and develop project opportunities.

This is a unique opportunity to lead a young team and to develop and expand our capability to deliver infrastructure projects. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with the senior management to shape this aspect of our business, developing a successful infrastructure capability to deliver projects to the highest standards and levels of accuracy. There will be opportunity for business development and to become and integral member of an exciting and growing business.

Salary – Reasonable range in-line with industry. Pension available.

If you would like to be considered for a possible position, then please send a C.V demonstrating your academic achievement and industry experience with a covering letter, including an indication of your salary expectations, to:

CAMBRIDGE: Annice Lowes: a.lowes@peterdann.com

We are an equal opportunities employer.

NO AGENCIES please.

 

We have the following vacancy for Senior Structural Engineer in our central London office:

Job titleSenior Structural Engineer (Chartered or near-Chartered)

Job type – Permanent.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

·         Lead structural design engineers for a large range of projects including significant multi-storey offshore and steel modular projects requiring complex seismic design.

·         Leading teams of engineers and draftspersons to deliver projects on time and budget.

·         First point of contact for client and other stakeholders.

·       Position is for permanent employees only, contractors not considered.

Skills, Qualification and Experience Required

·         Must be a Chartered or near-Chartered Structural Engineers with at least 7-8 years of structural engineering design experience.

·     To work with other senior engineers and design team members towards the successful completion of a variety of building design projects in the UK and overseas. Must have great communication skills and be able to demonstrate competency in design using all major construction materials to British Standards and Euro codes.

Salary – Reasonable range in-line with industry. Pension available.

If you would like to be considered for a possible position, then please send a C.V demonstrating your academic achievement and industry experience with a covering letter, including an indication of your salary expectations, to:

LONDON: Peter Chapman: p.chapman@peterdann.com