Civil Engineer

About Amey

We deliver forward-thinking solutions for the world's biggest asset owners, transforming the places where we live, work, and travel. Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original thinking, then turning it into a reality. We arrive at better answers because we ask better questions. ​

Amey Consulting's Highways teams impact the journeys of millions across the UK, by working in partnership with a range of clients and providing consultancy design services for Strategic and Local Highway networks.

As a multi-disciplined consultant, we have a diverse portfolio of confirmed works and are currently working on several high-profile schemes in Wales including the £1.9billion, 25 years, Wales & Borders rail network, and South Wales Metro projects. Mumbles Coastal Protection Scheme in Swansea, WelTag Assessments, and Active Travel Schemes.

We make our towns and cities better places to live by improving connectivity, journey times, and quality of life.



What is the purpose of this role?

Due to an increased workload, we are looking to recruit a Civil Engineer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively within the Highways design team, providing effective support and assistance to the senior engineers and team leaders on a variety of highways schemes.

As a Civil Engineer at Amey Consulting, you'll see your work from early design to the very end result, and every project will be different from the last. You'll feel inspired to challenge yourself, as well as your colleagues. You'll have the opportunity to thrive and we'll help you shape your career whether through further qualification, learning new skills, or whatever else you need to achieve your ambitions.

In a typical week you will:

  • Take technical ownership of activities that will include the preparation of highway design solutions for civil engineering works at preliminary and detailed design stages, providing support to Senior Engineers.
  • Manage fee for your schemes, identifying change notifications for any change of scope imposed.
  • Lead Graduates and Technicians in preparing design solutions for civil engineering projects at preliminary and detailed design stages.
  • Work on progressing towards your professional institution
  • Drive effective health and safety practices within your Team
  • Provide support at all levels within a design team
  • Compliance with all relevant technical standards
  • Delivery of all the specified project outcomes on time, within budget, and to the client's specifications
  • Ensure project requirements and are fully met
  • Advice and guidance provided for staff and professional development is actively pursued
  • Good relationships are maintained with all external parties to enhance the reputation of the company.



What are we looking for?

  • Have a Bachelors or Masters degree in an appropriate subject
  • Completed (or agree to) a formal training agreement leading towards Chartered Engineer status as defined by the Engineering Council and agreed on a realistic programme towards achieving a professional qualification, or have achieved Incorporated Engineer status as defined by the Engineering Council
  • Have an appreciation of technical governance procedures and how they are applied within a consulting engineering environment
  • Demonstrate developing experience and expertise within the relevant technical field, probably gained in an Assistant Engineer role or equivalent
  • Produce or oversee the production of technically sound engineering solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements, working under supervision
  • Experienced in undertaking project related tasks associated with health, safety, and welfare, e.g. Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
  • An understanding of technical governance procedures within a consulting engineering environment

In return:

Our rewards make us better people here at Amey Consulting. If you're happy, you'll think better. It's a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that's why we've worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;

  • Competitive salary
  • Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental, and childcare vouchers

We strongly encourage the development towards a professional qualification with a recognised Institution and pride ourselves on mentoring engineers. We can offer significant support towards Chartership, and you will be rewarded with a bonus of up to £5k on completion.



What makes this role unique?

Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people's lives. It's what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can be you, because your individuality is an asset. You'll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.

You'll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. You'll be stretched, but always supported. Well recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too.



  • Location

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Amey

  • Job ref:

    AM17317_1605300031

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-11

  • Client:

    Amey