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DATE ADDED: Tue 04/12/2018

Highway / Infrastructure Technician

Nottingham, UK


Job Description

The current portfolio of projects includes international airport design, high speed and light rail, site development and smart motorway enhancements.

We have an opportunity for an Engineering Technician looking for technically challenging work on cutting - edge projects; to join our established Civil and Ground Engineering Team.


The role will have a focus on airfield infrastructure, however highways and site development projects will also be covered.

Key responsibilities:

·You will be responsible for the production of engineering drawings and models, working under the supervision of others.
·This will involve producing drawings and models based on sketch information from engineers, using your experience and knowledge of infrastructure civils to turn the sketches into coordinated models and high quality drawings.
·You will manage your own time to work to agreed deadlines and will be required to organize information and documentation effectively, which will include managing CAD and BIM files for projects you are working on.
·You will support the Group in training and developing new apprentices.
·You will be an inquisitive and creative, solution-orientated yet collaborative individual, who gives their all to ensure the client is happy and the solution both high-quality and practical.
·You will be accountable to individual project managers for day-to-day delivery and you will be provided with formal and informal support to develop your skills. You will liaise with other disciplines within the regional office and elsewhere within Arup. You may be required to work away from your normal office from time to time.

Essential Skills and Knowledge

·Design Technician with proven experience.
·Confident with good communication skills in written and spoken English
·Able to take responsibility for own work (designs, 3D models, drawings, calculations, reports, etc) and that of junior/apprentice technicians. Would be required to self-check own work and check work of others to satisfy QA requirements.
·Knowledge and experience of applying highway design codes (eg DMRB).
·Ability in AutoCAD, MicroStation and Microsoft Office
·Ability in, and demonstrable experience of, the application of 3D design software packages (e.g. InRoads, Civil 3D) - aviation or major highway experience is essential.
·Design experience in general technical aspects of highway or aviation design would be expected - e.g. surface water drainage, signs and markings, pavement design.

Desirable Skills and Knowledge

Knowledge and experience of applying relevant aviation design codes (eg CAP 168, ICAO Annex 14), EASA.


HNC/HND or equivalent

Reward and Benefits:

They offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm's financial performance.

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Civil Engineering professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Simon at Carrington West on 02393 876020 for more information.

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Role: Highway / Infrastructure Technician
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Location: Nottingham,

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