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Would you enjoy being part of a newly formed growing team, able to contribute to and build it’s success? Do you like discussing projects and suggesting solutions, seeing projects from design to completion? Our client has recently increased it’s reach with the addition of a team based in Guildford and is seeking a key new member of the team to do just that. In addition, the role offers the opportunity to be part of the broader business and a flexible working approach.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Your principal role will be a Design Technician producing primarily transport and highways engineering design drawings to support planning applications and detailed design submissions. This position will report to the Associate Transport Planner and involve co-professional and design team liaison.

Desired Skills, Experience & Requirements:

To be successful in this role and through your career-to-date you will have gained:

• good knowledge of highways design with experience in applying DMRB, Manual for Streets and Local Authority standards and design guidance

• proven experience of producing drawings in AutoCAD

• proficiency in the use of AutoTrack (or similar software)

• prepared drawings for or have an understanding of S106/S278/S38 highway and adoption agreements

• an understanding of CDM regulations

• good written and spoken communication skills, self-motivation whilst able to work as part of a team

Ideally your experience will be based upon an HNC or HND (Level 4/5) in Civil Engineering or the ability to demonstrate sufficient experience in highway design.

Finally, experience of Civils 3D and having gained the EngTech qualification would be beneficial although support is provided to progress towards EngTech and Incorporated status if required.

Our client specialises in providing high-level advice to clients on planning, design and construction issues relating to highways, and civil engineering infrastructure. They work within a wide variety of sectors including residential, retail, leisure, commercial, educational and industrial, and provide advice and design services to our clients across the whole project life-cycle.

The team aim to provide high quality and intelligent solutions to exceed client expectations working in a collaborative, trustworthy, innovative, proactive and results-driven team. They work hard to support our vision and ethos by providing a range of employee benefits from regular appraisals, health plan, training opportunities and an annual study tour among others. Their culture is supportive, enjoyable and something they are proud of.

A competitive salary (which is negotiable depending on experience / ability etc., but likely to be in the region of £30-40,000 p.a.) and a comprehensive benefits package can be expected together with an excellent career progression path for the successful person.


For further details, please contact : Ian White (Recruitment Director)

Willis White Associates (Civil , Structural & Transportation Engineering Recruitment Consultants).

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