Airfield Design - Senior Engineer

Location:Surrey
Job Type:Full Time
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Within our Aviation department you will work with the wider team in the delivery of airfield engineering projects; leading the production and submission of proposals for related commissions. In addition you will be required to oversee and assure the work of more junior members of the team.

As a Senior Engineer in the Aviation team you will be required to work on a variety of UK and International projects for our clients. The primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Airfield planning & engineering design

Internal specialist for pavement design and airfield engineering generally

Management and coordination of specialist teams (including sub-consultants and architects)

Customer point of contact on airfield engineering projects

Management of projects, including financial and contractual matters and compliance with internal quality procedures and directives

Support and mentor others in the engineering team

Location: Croydon

Package: Competitive salary plus benefits including matched pension and 22 days annual leave

Closing date for applications: 15th August 2019

Posting date: 17th of July 2019

Job Description:

As a Senior Engineer in the Aviation team you will be required to work on a variety of UK and International projects for our clients.

The primary responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

* Airfield planning & engineering design

* Internal specialist for pavement design and airfield engineering generally

* Management and coordination of specialist teams (including sub-consultants and architects)

* Customer point of contact on airfield engineering projects

* Management of projects, including financial and contractual matters and compliance with internal quality procedures and directives

* Support and mentor others in the engineering team

Candidate Specification

* A first degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline together with Masters degree in an Aviation related discipline

* Chartered or near chartered with membership of a relevant and recognised professional body

* Computer literate, being proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint with a good working knowledge of specialist design packages, AutoCAD and other 3D drawing packages

* Good working knowledge of relevant aviation design standards e.g. ICAO, FAA

* A team player and self-starter comfortable in taking responsibility for your own work

* Clear and efficient verbal, written, visual and presentation skills

* Experience of writing technical reports to a high standard and in preparing and presenting project material to colleagues and clients (internal or external)

* Experience of Airfield Pavement Design and in managing the design and construction of airfield pavement rehabilitation works including the preparation of specifications and procurement packages

* Experience in leading projects at design and construction stages including experience of airfield and terminal project delivery at an operational airport or airports.

* Capable of carrying out technical work with little or no supervision

* Demonstrated leadership experience and responsibility for project delivery

* Able to organise work-load according to need of project and team

* Outward facing with good interpersonal skills, to liaise internally within teams and externally with clients and other consultants

* Experience in assisting with the establishing of project scoping, contractual and financial management

* Contribute to open communications across the project delivery/client teams, including attending internal and external project meetings

* Willingness to work on varied and concurrent commissions, with a range of project stakeholders and represent the company to clients

* A willingness to travel overseas (sometimes at short notice) as required