Drainage-Infrastructure Engineer

based in Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Competitive Salary
28 Nov 2018
28 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Align Property Partners is an expanding Northern based  ISO9001 accredited team of design professionals including architects, engineers, surveyors and safety advisors. We have over a decade of experience in delivering a wide range of construction projects of differing complexities across a number of sectors.

We currently have an opportunity in our Northallerton based Civil & Structural Engineering section for a Drainage/Infrastructure Engineer to join our well established team. You will work on projects in a range of sectors including Education, Residential, Commercial and mixed-use developments. Your strong technical and project management skills will mean you are comfortable delivering schemes for both private and public sector clients.

As a Chartered Engineer or an Engineer working toward Chartered status you will have several years experience of drainage design, flood risk assessment and infrastructure design.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic Engineer to join an enthusiastic and knowledgeable team working across North Yorkshire, Cumbria and other areas.


  • Work as a member of the Civil & Structural team within the multi-discipline organisation including Architects, Building Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors, M&E Engineers and CDM.
  • Report to the Technical Director and work with the team of Engineers and Technicians to deliver efficient and cost effect projects to satisfy Client requirements.
  • Client focus, lead and attend design review meetings or progress meetings
  • Liaise with all relevant statutory authorities.
  • Drainage design (foul & surface water)
  • Highways and Pavement design to UK DMRB standards
  • Provide technical support to the multi-discipline team
  • The production of infrastructure design packages 
  • Complete health and safety risk assessments in coordination with the CDM regulations and project requirements.
  • Dealing with client & team technical and design matters 
  • Input to and management of Civils/Infrastructure CAD and BIM quality assurance standards whilst ensuring best practices are adopted.
  • Prepare technical specifications and assist QS team with the development of Bills of Quantities
  • Visit sites to attend meetings, carry out inspections and surveys.
  • Be responsible for controlling an monitoring budgets and programmes for the civils/infrastructure elements of work
  • Contribute as appropriate to planning of project work and resourcing planning of the Infrastructure team


  • BSc or equivalent in Structural or Civil Engineering, Building or Construction.
  • Experience in the conceptual and detailed design of infrastructure projects, including earthworks, roads and drainage 
  • You will be conversant with Section 38, 104, and 278 works
  • Experience of Microdrainage design software, AutoCAD and 3D modelling, ideally Civils 3D.
  • Ability to carry out plot engineering on housing projects
  • Experience in developing SUDS and drainage strategies
  • Proven track record of dealing with Clients and forging effective relationships in a professional and customer focused manner
  • Mentoring and guiding junior members of staff
  • Knowledge of CDM Regulations and health and safety requirements/responsibilities.
  • Must be self-motivated and pro-active and demonstrate ability to see projects through from feasibility to completion, being able to manage and prioritise own workload to suit project demands.
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Full UK driving licence


  • Experience of BIM software.
  • Ability to use NBS software.