Senior Engineer (Highways Division)
Based in: Cardiff – St David's House, St Mellons (with ability to travel)
Working with: Real Estate & Infrastructure (CPI Ltd)
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Who Capita are
Capita is a consulting, digital services and software business. We are driven by our purpose: to create better outcomes – for our employees, clients and customers, suppliers and partners, investors, and society. We are committed to being a responsible business – in how we operate, serve society, respect our people and the environment, and deliver attractive returns for our investors. Every day our 63,000 colleagues help millions of people, by delivering innovative solutions to transform and simplify the connections between businesses and customers, governments and citizens.
The REI Team
Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure is one of the UK's largest multifaceted consultancies, delivering property and infrastructure projects on a local, national and international scale. We have 20 offices in the UK offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector. We do much more than simply delivering projects; we design, manage and partner. We focus on building strategic relationships with our clients – delivering a comprehensive service across their portfolio and optimising the benefits of continuous improvement in design quality, efficiency, cost reduction and knowledge retention. We support them at all stages of a project or programme, and our understanding of the key risks and challenges means that we direct effort where it is most needed.
We are a wholly-owned division of Capita Plc and the UK's leading provider of integrated professional support service solutions. We work with Public and Private sector organisations to design, build and optimise their property and infrastructure assets. From inception to delivery, we apply our combined expertise to achieve more from the entire built environment. We provide a unique blend of services and expertise, working with our clients to redefine, create and deliver the infrastructure and places where people will prosper.
Plans, designs, constructs and maintains physical infrastructures, such as roads, bridges, channels and dams. Performs the evaluation and inspection of civil engineering projects to ensure that standards and requirements are met. Prepares, maintains and reviews technical documentation, such as drawings and specifications, for civil engineering projects. Follows applicable building codes and safety regulations relevant to civil engineering. The role has three key objectives:
Ensuring the high-quality delivery, within budget and contractual terms, of professional services to our external and internal clients.
Increasing the quality, number and success rate of new business proposals.
Contributing to the professional development of our people leading to long term growth of a profitable Technology business. Responsibilities will include:
Supervise assistant and engineers
Take a personal interest in identifying, coaching and developing key staff.
Monitor the work under their control to ensure that non-compliance with Company policies and procedures are promptly remedied.
Maintain good working relations with client / designer / Team, together with our supply chain.
Advise engineers on setting out methods and techniques, as well as routine checks on setting out to ensure compliance and within the required tolerances.
Ensure that the drawings and specification documents contain sufficient, accurate information for construction of the works. Formally request any missing information in sufficient time to allow the programme to proceed without delay.
Preparation of technical outputs to the highest standards in accordance with the company's quality management system
Resolving technical issues
Help to develop the production of drawings, reports and specifications
Scope and supervise surveys
Opportunity to work under mentorship to develop and undertake CRE responsibilities on Rail projects *Becoming familiar and compliant with relevant Health, Safety and Welfare regulations and to promote companies SHEW culture within your teamExperience/Qualifications
What you'll need to succeed
Engineering degree in a relevant discipline.
Chartered or working towards chartership for the Institute of Civil Engineers or equivalent
Relevant experience working in the rail sector.
PTS qualification desirable Experience working in some of the below areas:
Lineside civils works
Platform and canopy design
Gantry and foundation designs
Rock cutting stabilisation works
Designers risk assessments
Bridge design, refurbishment and strengthening schemes
Completing design forms (F(Apply online only))
Cat 3 checking of third-party designs