Associate Civil Engineer
RPS are growing our Civil Engineering business and are now looking to appoint a new Civil Engineer at an Associate level to lead an experienced and dynamic team. The role will be linked to our Newark office in the East Midlands but will allow for agile, remote or hybrid working depending on individual.
The business is going from strength to strength and this represents an exceptional opportunity to further your career through delivering quality engineering solutions and designs for infrastructure, highways, residential and commercial development projects which achieve and exceed our client’s expectations.
We’re RPS, our projects are all around you. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Our people are our success. We need people who share our passion and enjoy solving the problems that matter. Here you’ll find work that is challenging and rewarding, and you’ll be supported every step of the way.
RPS Design Division delivers projects across multiple, niche sectors from residential housing developments, logistics, retail, aviation, healthcare, education, advanced manufacturing, data centres, energy and more as we strive to achieve the right balance between form and function when faced with competing priorities around sustainability, materiality, cost and constructability. Digitalisation is at the core of our delivery model allowing our clients and their stakeholders to really experience our designs right from project concept stage and through drawing on expertise spanning decades, industries and disciplines, we assist clients to harmonise design drivers through inspired engineering, architecture and development services.
What you’ll be doing
- Management of project team resources output technical quality and delivery
- Deliver quality Civil Engineering solutions and designs for infrastructure, highways, commercial and logistics development projects which achieve or exceed the client’s expectations
- Provide expert advice and support to the team through extensive engineering technical knowledge
- Develop client contacts to build new works stream and grow the RPS business in Newark
- Visiting site and attending site meetings
- Attendance at external design meetings with clients and other design team members
- Working closely as required with support functions within RPS, such as HR, Finance, Marketing / Bid
- Additional duties as required
Who we’re looking for
The most suitable candidate will most likely be a chartered engineer and have strong leadership skills with extensive technical knowledge of civil engineering. This is a key role in the success of the team and business and represents a real opportunity to build your career with this progressive business where you will work on interesting, challenging and flagship projects. Ideally you will have gained previous extensive commercial, logistics and residential sector experience and you will be proficient in the use of Civils 3D and AutoCad.
What’s in it for you?
We’re an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, we support learning and development for everyone.
A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.
We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.
We understand the need to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working offered as standard, we’re happy to talk about flexible working. This is a workplace that works for you.
A career here is far from ordinary. Here you’re not a number, you’re part of the solution.
What happens next?
If this opportunity suits your career journey, we’d love to hear from you. All applications will be considered, and we will try our best to respond to you within three working days.
If you’d like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Paul Gilliver at RPS
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Mindful that a truly inclusive organization must make appropriate use of talent on a global basis and without unnecessary barriers, we are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion principles in all People processes in order to be as diverse as the communities and clients we work with, thereby securing, developing, and retaining the best available talent for the company’s future.
Our approach to Diversity and inclusion
Our people live our purpose, deliver our promise, and demonstrate our behaviours every day. Our behaviours define who we are. Developed by our people, they underpin everything that we do. They create the memorable experiences we are known for and make RPS a great place to do great work.
‘Stronger Together’ is one of our five core behaviours and it is inherent in creating an inclusive workplace:
‘We are respectful, acknowledge diversity, and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. We bring out the best in one another, always assuming best intent. People who learn and grow thrive in our business, sharing in our success.’
We have a Preferred Supplier List of trusted partners to assist us when required and do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies not on this list. Please refer to the careers page on our website if you require any further information.