To apply for any of the opportunities below please send a cover letter and CV to hsaunders@merebrook.co.uk or by post to;

Helen Saunders, Idom Merebrook Limited, Cromford Mills, Mill Lane, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RQ
Thank you,
Helen.

Last Updated: 04/10/2017


STRATEGIC INFRASTRUCTURE TEAM – BIRMINGHAM

IDOM is currently recruiting for infrastructure engineers to be based in offices in central Birmingham near to New Street Railway station.

Civil Engineer

Reporting to the Design Manager. Candidates are likely to have 5 years post graduate experience of civil and/or structural engineering to include roads and drainage design in either a highways or aviation environment. Experience in designing alignment, drainage and civil design in roads and highways projects would also be advantageous. General experience of airport design or rail would also be advantageous but not essential. Design software knowledge would be desirable. Any candidates who may not have the number of years’ experience required but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered. Candidates will be expected to have an ability to liaise closely with clients and to manage a team of technicians to produce work to high technical standard and to meet Key Stakeholders’ programme.

A flexible approach to working and willingness to support other team projects is essential together with an ability to develop new skills and knowledge of new types of projects – such as railways or airport design.

Desire to continue professional and technical development in the UK as well as internationally is expected.

Graduate Engineer(s)

We are seeking candidates for a Graduate Engineer position to join our Birmingham Office. Having gained or expected to gain a first degree in Civil Engineering or similar structural or Infrastructure based discipline. With an interest in developing design knowledge in the rail and aviation environment, including; stations, permanent way, 3D alignment modelling and drainage design. Some knowledge of CAD design, 3D modelling and drainage design or structures software would be advantageous but not essential.

Idom Merebrook would provide suitable in house and external training to progress towards appropriate professional qualifications and opportunities to work on international projects in the rail or airport environment which may involve travelling to our international offices and working with the local teams.

A flexible approach to working and willingness to support other team projects is essential together with an ability to develop new skills and knowledge of new types of projects – such as railways or airport design.

Desire to continue professional and technical development in the UK as well as internationally is expected.

Senior Technician

Reporting to the Senior Engineer. Candidates are likely to have several years’ experience of preparing and presenting detailed drawings for infrastructure construction, including roads, drainage and pavements – however, any candidates who may not have the number of years’ experience required but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered.

Applicants should possess a relevant degree in Engineering. An ability to lead and develop CAD technicians is expected. An ability to use 3D based software for design is expected, e.g. PDS, Civils 3D. Experience in design linear infrastructure projects would also be advantageous.

A flexible approach to working and willingness to support other team projects is essential together with an ability to develop new skills and knowledge of new types of projects – such as railways or airport design.

Design Manager(s)

Reporting to the Project Director. Candidates are likely to have 6 to 8 years post graduate experience of managing the design of large infrastructure schemes (this could include highways, rail or airports) – however, any candidates who may not have the number of years’ experience required but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered. Good technical design skills in highways, airports, pavements or rail would be advantageous as this role will involve mentoring and managing the design process and mentor the team as necessary is required. This role will require direct liaison with Key Stakeholders at all levels and an ability to manage project deliverables to programme and within budget.

A flexible approach to working location and willingness to support other team projects is essential.

Senior Infrastructure Engineer(s)

Reporting to the Design Manager. Candidates are likely to have 8 to 10 years post graduate experience of roads and drainage design in either a highways or aviation environment. A knowledge of and ability to design pavements would also be advantageous. General experience of airport design or rail would also be advantageous but not essential. Any candidates who may not have the number of years’ experience required but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered. Candidates will be expected to have an ability to liaise closely with clients and to manage a team of technicians to produce work to high technical standard and to meet Key Stakeholders’ programme.

A flexible approach to working location and willingness to support other team projects is essential together with an ability to develop new skills and knowledge of up to date Codes of Practice and design software.


CIVIL/STRUCTURAL ENGINEER(S) – CARDIFF

A Civil or Structural Engineer with general design experience in roads, drainage and /or foundations is required. Ideally candidates would have a minimum of 4 to 5 years’ post graduate experience of design and detailing and be prepared to work on large scale infrastructure projects in rail or aviation environments.

This position may suit a developing structural engineer with knowledge of Eurocodes, structural analysis and an interest in roads and drainage design. Any candidates who may not have the number of years’ experience required but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered. Progression towards professional qualifications would be expected and supported.

A working knowledge of WinDES drainage design and detailing for SFA 6th and 7th Editions and S104 applications together with 3D volumetrics and geometric design software and structural analysis would be ideal but further training is expected.


SENIOR/ASSOCIATE GEO-TECHNICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER – KESTON, KENT

This role focuses more upon the geotechnical aspects and comprises the assessment and interpretation of geotechnical and geo-environmental data. This will generally be in the support of new developments ranging in scale from low rise housing estates to high-rise flats.

Essential requirements:

• A minimum of eight years relevant experience for the Senior role or 13 years for the Associate role – however, any candidates who may not have the number of years’ experience required but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered.
• Member of a relevant organisation and working towards chartered status.
• Sound understanding of geotechnical engineering and assessment.
• Experience in managing, undertaking and supervising intrusive site investigations using a variety of techniques (shell and auger, windowless sampling, trial pits etc).
• Ability to log soils and manage sub-contractors.
• Fluent English speaker with good communication skills for liaising with clients.
• Excellent standard of written English required for writing of factual and interpretative reports.
• Ability to undertake preliminary foundation design, slope stability assessment, earthworks specifications and retaining wall design.
• Existing client relationships would be advantageous.
• Candidates should also have an understanding of contaminated land and the assessment of contamination in soil and groundwater.
• A full UK driving licence is essential.

Required Qualifications:

• Applicants should possess a first degree in either Geology, Engineering Geology or Civil Engineering and will preferably hold a post graduate qualification in Geotechnical Engineering or a related discipline.

The exact nature of the role will depend upon individual candidates and their experience – however, it will include, site investigation and supervision of site works, factual and interpretive report writing, project management and supervising and mentoring junior member of staff client liaison. Again depending upon experience, this will include both contaminated land and geotechnical projects.

The successful applicant will report to the Technical Director of Environment and will be required to promote, develop and grow the business and increase our profile in the marketplace. Excellent management skills will also be necessary as the successful applicant will be required to oversee the work of a small team of junior engineers.


GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT – KESTON, KENT

Idom Merebrook are looking for candidates for a role within the busy geo-environmental team in our Kent office. The role involves providing consultancy services to our wide and varied client list on projects ranging from brownfield development to waste.

Essential requirements:

• Be able to demonstrate a solid track record within the industry with relevant experience.
• Phase I and Phase II Environmental Assessments.
• Qualitative and quantitative risk assessment.
• Writing factual and interpretive reports (in English).
• Fluent English speaker with good communication skills for liaising with clients.
• Client liaison and project management.
• A full UK driving licence is essential.

Other related skills including EIA, permitting, air quality assessment and acoustics would be advantageous but not essential.

Applicants should possess a first degree in either Geology, Science or a related numerate discipline and will preferably hold a postgraduate qualification in a related discipline.

The successful applicant will be joining a dynamic growing team and there will be considerable scope for career progression and professional development.


SENIOR AND INTERMEDIATE INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN ENGINEERS – CARDIFF

Require a minimum of 4 to 5 years’ experience of roads and drainage design for the intermediate post and 8 to 10 years’ experience for the senior post – however, any candidates who may not have the number of years’ experience required but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate their capability in WinDES drainage design and detailing for SFA 6th and 7th Editions, S104 and S185 applications together with road design using PDS or similar for S38 applications. Experience with S278 applications would be advantageous.

It is expected that the successful candidates would be working on the prestigious Dublin Airport infrastructure upgrades and a willingness to travel to Dublin and work there for short periods is expected.


MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (Approaching or at Senior Level) – MANCHESTER

The successful candidate’s role will be to provide mechanical design services across all stages of general build projects (design, construction, installation and commissioning). The role although predominantly in building services will also require flexibility to provide knowledge of and solutions to other sectors of the business as requirements dictate.

Essential Requirements

Be able to demonstrate a solid track record within the industry as an Mechanical Design Engineer and have experience of leading projects for consultancy or building services contractors.

The ability to work independently, within a team and liaise with professionals including structural engineers, architects, surveyors and contractors both internally within the Company and externally.

Experience in, but not limited to the following sectors; residential (high-rise would be ideal), commercial, education, health care, leisure, offices and industrial – together with site experience.

A good working knowledge of the following software: IES, SBEM/EPC analysis, Hevacomp, Cymap, Revit, AutoCAD and NES spec writing software would be desirable.

Relevant qualifications – HND or Degree.

Specification and report writing skills.

Knowledge and understanding of RIBA stages of works and Design and Build projects.

Working towards CEng status.


 

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