Design Engineer - Civils

Location: Wrexham, Wales
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £25000 per annum
Contact: Chris Roche
Reference: BBBH4131_1573743402
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Design Engineer - Civils

Salary: Up to £25,000


gap technical are proud to be representing this leading Utilities Consultancy in their search for a Civils Design Engineer to work at their facility based near Wrexham.

Performance Objectives

Technical support

  • Provide technical support to external clients for master planning, utilities assessment, procurement and delivery of utility infrastructure
  • Provide technical support to internal UCML departments; reviewing schemes at inception, analysing infrastructure drawings and advising on applications and procurement of utility infrastructure quotations
  • Identify potential utility infrastructure issues, to optimise the delivery of utility disconnections, diversions, connections for developments on brown and green field sites
  • Assess utility demand loadings for applications and liaise with external M+E consultants
  • Training will be provided to enable the Technical Engineer top to understand general infrastructure network principles, utility services design and pricing
  • Interface with clients and their consultants
  • Interpret utilities, architectural and engineering drawings


  • Produce desktop and intrusive utility infrastructure feasibility and strategy reports
  • Estimate budget costs for utility connections, diversions and disconnections
  • Provide report guidance to Technical Coordinators and check their reports prior to issue
  • Manage and effectively resource the report writing process and oversee their issue


  • Input into quote application strategy and brief, identify suitable tenderers for applications
  • Check connections, diversions, disconnections and budget utility quotes for interpretation of brief, to identify inclusions & exclusions and provide quality assurance
  • Review and query quotes received for effective, economic and sustainable infrastructure solutions


  • Represent the design team and site meetings
  • Represent client at regulatory and commercial meetings
  • Negotiate and challenge utility and service providers with regard to diversionary work and new supplies, wayleaves and easements in the interests of their clients
  • Represent the company at client meetings and utility company meetings and produce accurate meeting notes and relay the key actions
  • Undertake site surveys including assessment of utilities infrastructure constraint on proposed developments, recording existing supply and metering details

Person Specification

  • HND/HNC/Degree in Civil engineering, construction or utilities related discipline is essential
  • Experience of using AutoCAD or similar software is desirable
  • (Training can be provided in AutoCAD to produce utilities schematic drawings)
  • Ability to manage and introduce processes
  • Team working
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Professionalism
  • Some experience in Utility or Construction Industry is essential
  • Awareness of drainage design would be desirable
  • Excellent communicator and confident to attend meetings and advise clients and technical team members as appropriate


Please send your CV and call Chris at gap technical on 01925 406 525

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Closing Date: 13/12/2019

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