Associate Civil Engineer


Mid-level industry position

Associate Civil Engineer
Milton Keynes
Up to £50,000 per year + Excellent Benefits Package

Are you an experienced Senior Civil Engineer looking for a step up and a new challenge…? Do you want to work in an environment where your efforts make a difference and your talent is valued and recognised…? Would you value the opportunity to grow and develop a team...? Do you want to produce quality designs and manage projects that are an essential element of our multi-disciplined client solutions…? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

About the Role

We are looking for an Associate Civil Engineer to complement the Civil Engineering team in our Milton Keynes office to take responsibility for the successful delivery of primarily residential infrastructure, drainage and highway projects. Are you already an Associate with a glass ceiling preventing you from progressing? Alternatively, you may be a Principal or Senior Engineer ready for the next step up. Proven experience in the design of roads, sewers, drainage schemes and external works is required and you will be using AutoCAD, MicroDrainage and PDS to produce designs. However you will be responsible for the day to day running of the Civils department, managing projects and clients and attending meetings. A key element of the role is to motivate and grow the team as well as the client base. You will be actively involved in recruiting staff as well as proactively developing the team to ensure all work is delivered to the highest standard.

About You

Ideally you will have a degree in Civil or Structural Engineering (or equivalent) and preferably be Chartered with ICE, IStructE or equivalent. Suitable candidates will possess indepth experience in the design of residential infrastructure and drainage projects and be capable of producing WINDES calculations, surface water attenuation, SUDS and soakaway designs. Ideally your experience will have been gained working with local residential developers within a multi-disciplinary team environment. You should have the experience and capability to manage a team as well as excellent communication skills to engage successfully with clients and local authorities. A reasonable knowledge of local clients and strong commercial awareness of the sector will help you to grow the client base.

About Us

RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 people. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. 
Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.

With expertise across a broad range of project types and scales – from individual buildings to entire precincts and cities - we guide projects as they move from initiation and scoping, to design and delivery. Our team offers integrated planning, design, technical and project management services to support developers to invest with confidence, streamline approvals and deliver projects that respect and enhance local communities.

RPS is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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Mid-level industry position


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