Graduate Civil Engineer

SPI Piling

An exciting position has become available for a full-time Contracts Design Engineer based in Bolton, Lancashire. A competitive salary is on offer for the most suited candidate.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s Leading Steel Piling Specialist Contractors.

SPI Piling Ltd, will consider candidates who are Graduate Engineers or are Degree qualified for this role. Some civil engineering contracting experience would be a distinct advantage.

The role will involve some day-to-day Project Management of piling projects in the UK to gain necessary experience in the field, alongside working as part of our design and estimating team.  The job is office based in Bolton in Lancashire but will require travelling to a variety of sites across the UK.  Some early starts will be required to fulfil the position.

In addition, the role requires producing detailed drawings, calculations estimates, some site operations, and other aspects of being part of a successful specialist subcontractor.

You will need to liaise and negotiate with a wide range of professionals, including consultants, main contractors, suppliers, our own site operatives, and others.

Role Requirements:

  • Civil Engineering Degree or similar aligned qualification. Geotechnical and/or Structural Engineering qualification would be considered.
  • A keenness to learn all aspects of sheet piling, civil engineering, and construction.
  • Full driving licence/ability to meet travel requirements of the role.
  • Able to work as a part of the Design and Estimating team whilst gaining knowledge to provide technical design input and best practice.
  • Be able to produce Embedded Retaining Wall designs, using CADS, Wallap (or have experience in similar software use)
  • Gain ongoing experience to assess the feasibility of piling projects.
  • Be able to produce Drawings for construction activities using AutoCAD or similar software packages.
  • Good understanding of the CDM Regulations.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office suite of packages.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Role Responsibilities

  • Assist in undertaking the project management of small and medium sized projects.
  • Being responsible for the production of technical information, preparation of outline design details for tender submissions- including Designs, Method Statements, Risk Assessments, drawings, and such like.
  • After training, becoming competent in the production of complete design packages, using the knowledge gained and your own experiences and qualifications, and assist with estimating and tendering.in order to satisfy this it is expected that you shall be competent in.
    • Liaising effectively with clients, and other design, estimating, and operational team members
    •  reviewing specifications and technical reports and feasibility studies.

Further Training and Advancement

SPI Piling Ltd, would engage in structured training for the successful candidate to gain experience and competence in the use of industry standard designs and analysis software for steel piling works.

You will be given the opportunity to continue your professional development as part of this role, and we would fully support any training requirements you may have.

Within an agreed timeframe we would also look to support you to become a chartered professional within the ICE.

  • Assist in undertaking the project management of small and medium sized projects.
  • Being responsible for the production of technical information, preparation of outline design details for tender submissions- including Designs, Method Statements, Risk Assessments, drawings, and such like.
  • After training, becoming competent in the production of complete design packages, using the knowledge gained and your own experiences and qualifications, and assist with estimating and tendering.in order to satisfy this it is expected that you shall be competent in.
    • Liaising effectively with clients, and other design, estimating, and operational team members
    •  reviewing specifications and technical reports and feasibility studies.

Why should you apply?

  • The chance to join a well-established company.
  • The opportunity to become part of a hardworking, dedicated team.
  • To showcase your knowledge and experience
  • Company vehicle.
  • Laptop & phone
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension