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Civil Design Engineer

Salary £Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Location UK Wide
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Civil Engineers, we need you! Whether you’ve just graduated, or you’re a steady hand, we seek civil engineering designers to join our expanding team. No matter where you are based in the UK, you will play an integral role in providing practical civil designs for electrical infrastructure.  

By joining our team, you will be joining an organisation that is leading the way in providing essential infrastructure services, as we “Build Brighter Futures”.

Offered as a permanent role, alongside a competitive salary, you will be offered a range of great benefits that support you through all aspects of your life, including flexible working arrangements.

So, what will you be doing? 

Working on a range of interesting renewables, industrial/commercial and electrical vehicles projects, you will be completing detailed civil design for electricity infrastructure from low voltage up to 132kV, including the management of civil design consultants.

From budget design to operational handover, you will ensure that designs are technically and commercially compliant and delivered within agreed timescales. This emerging market space is well suited for civil design engineers wanting to further develop their existing skills in designing the infrastructure to new technological advances. You will be supported as you propel your professional development.

The main responsibilities of the role will be:

  • The preparation of compliant and high-quality civil designs for ICP connections across all voltage levels.
  • Provide innovative civil engineering solutions to enable grid connections in a timely manner.
  • Ensure civil designs are compliant with legislation, industry and adopting utility specifications and all HSEQ requirements.
  • Completing detailed quality assurance checks on civil engineering work elements such as reinforced concrete & structural steelwork.
  • Undertake the role of Designer' under the CDM regulations.

The Person:

eSmart Networks provides a highly technical and competent problem-solving service to our customers, so we are looking for outstanding individuals who want an opportunity to grow and develop.

To be successful within this role you will have experience of providing technical support in developing civil engineering solutions.  You will also have a clear understanding of your responsibilities under CDM regulations.

We would like you to share with us the following attributes/skills:

  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Effective communication skills, to include management of key working relationships
  • Strong general IT skills including CAD
  • An interest in continual personal development
  • Previous experience in working on utilities or major infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge of UK Transmission & Distribution industry

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven experience in the design of reinforced concrete and structural steelwork
  • Experience of civil engineering designs for electricity infrastructure would be an advantage, but not essential

Will you challenge assumptions and help find a better way? Can you support your colleagues, deliver on what you say and make it happen? If so, we want to hear from you.

Why eSmart Networks?

eSmart Networks is the leading provider of infrastructure for electric vehicle charging, renewable grid connections and large industrial connection throughout the UK.

As part of Nexus Infrastructure plc, a provider of essential infrastructure services, eSmart Networks was created in 2017 to being together the groups existing high quality expertise and skill around electricity grid connections (as an Independent Connections Provider), electricity infrastructure and civil engineering. eSmart Networks - renewables, EV and large industrial connections.

eSmart Networks – delivering the green infrastructure revolution – come join us!

eSmart Networks, our Energy Transition business, provides public electric vehicle charging, industrial electrification and renewable energy connections.

The business was created to respond to the UK’s need for charging infrastructure as the transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles gathers pace, and has since broadened its services to provide grid connection solutions and renewable energy infrastructure.

Working for any of the companies within the Nexus Infrastructure group is a rewarding place to be. We spend a lot of time at work and we know the importance of spending that time working towards a common purpose. For us that Purpose is Building Bright Futures and to support this our staff use our group values. Find out more here.

Nexus is a leader in enabling the energy transition by delivering sustainable infrastructure through our three subsidiary businesses.

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