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Project Design Engineer

Contract type:
Full time permanent
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Morgan Sindall Engineering Solutions are seeking an ambitious and talented Project Design Engineer to join our design consultancy within one of the most successful businesses in the UK construction and Infrastructure Industry.

As an in-house team of experts, Morgan Sindall Engineering Solutions offer leading design innovation and technical support across Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure, as well as the wider Morgan Sindall Group.

Our engineering design specialists work in collaboration with project teams to devise designs for vitally important infrastructure projects across the UK, deploying our expert capabilities to make customers’ ambitions a reality.

Your role

As a Project Engineer you will.

  • Be responsible for organising and undertaking civil and structural design and checking work on a wide variety of projects and providing other professional services.
  • Act as Project Manager for moderate sized projects with responsibility for the delivery and control of design solutions. This will include commercial, quality and programme responsibilities and managing project teams.
  • Interact with client contacts for the projects you deliver recognising that the customer comes first.
  • Develop effective working relationships with client contacts.
  • Ensure that high standards are maintained from yourself, direct reports and other members of the MSES team.
  • Be responsible for maintaining high engineering standard and quality for all works under your control.
  • Endeavour to continuously improve your own knowledge and performance as well as that of your direct reports with support and mentorship provided.

About you

You are a chartered or near chartered Civil or Structural Engineer with experience in temporary and/or permanent works design. You will have a sound knowledge of construction practices and standards.

You will:

  • Be qualified to a minimum of BEng(Hons) but preferably MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Be a chartered or near chartered Civil or Structural Engineer
  • Have knowledge and understanding with previous experience in the design of a range of civil engineering permanent and/or temporary works schemes.
  • Be able to undertake design with no or only moderate guidance.
  • Be able to compile fee proposals for small to moderate projects.
  • Have experience of working to project budgets and programme.
  • Have experience of dealing with client contacts.


What's in it for you?

Below is a selection of benefits that are available to you at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure.

  • Generous holiday entitlement with the option to buy five days
  • Flexible and adaptable working
  • Family friendly policies and work/life approach
  • Mentoring programmes and continuous learning support
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Recognition scheme and long service awards
  • Car scheme and Private Medical Insurance (if applicable to role)

About us

Whether providing geotechnical services, design management, permanent and temporary works design above and below ground, digital engineering capabilities such as spatial modelling and Building Information Modelling (BIM), or material engineering, we think differently about design. Our people seamlessly apply innovative ideas to projects from inception to delivery, all to provide exceptional engineering solutions for customers.

Acting as a ‘centre of excellence’ for our projects, our team of designers and engineers understand the bigger picture, providing advice for carbon reducing products and methods within a safe by design culture. By applying life cycle forward thinking design to every phase, we not only develop solutions for the overarching programme; we also add value to the detailed aspects, advising and recommending practical ways to enhance overall delivery, identifying and minimising risks, while embedding best value throughout each project.

We provide these services across a number of sectors including Highways, Nuclear, Energy, Water, Aviation, Rail, Construction, Housing and Fit out.

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