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Job #: R-00027956
Location: Lakenheath
Category: Civil Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Based in our RAF Lakenheath client’s office, you will be responsible for the development of solutions and designs for complex civil systems related to facilities, infrastructure, and utility systems (e.g., airfield and roadway pavement systems, water/wastewater distribution systems, roofing, and facility structural calculations), as well as design and project development for works ranging in value from £100,000 to over £3 million.  You will be a team player and able to support the delivery of multiple projects and provide technical mechanical engineering advice to the client’s project managers, planners, and tradesmen.

Primary Responsibilities
You will also be expected to leverage your knowledge and experience in a collaborative working environment comprised of both U.S. and UK professional from across a multitude of disciplines to manage projects and deliver to challenging timelines. 
You will be required to assist in establishing the client's requirements, applying the UK design and construction standards to ensure project requirements adequately account for UK requirements. Your main focus will be defence sector projects, and you will be expected to interface daily with the U.S. client, U.S. agencies, U.K. agencies and associated design consultants and contractors.   

Basic Qualifications
We are looking for an experienced Civil Engineer with well-developed and demonstrable professional skills a with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, with at least the last three in the UK working in the building sector. 
•    Strong focus on Health and Safety
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from a curriculum accredited by the Engineering Council (UK) or Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (US)
•    Five or more years of demonstrable experience, with the last three in the UK
•    SC clearance or suitability for SC clearance
•    Evidence of working collaboratively with clients and suppliers to deliver positive results
•    Good communication and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to work in a diverse and multidiscipline team

Preferred Qualifications
•    Experience working with/for U.S. Visiting Forces
•    Hold a valid CSCS card or be able to obtain one through experience and testing
•    A full UK driving licence is desirable as you may be required to travel to remote sites across the UK
•    Ten plus years managing large-scale design and construction programmes for the Ministry of Defence or the US military

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Other Clearance



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Civil Engineering


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