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Civil Engineer

- £45000 - £50000/annum Relocation cost assistance

- Newhaven, East Sussex
- Newhaven Port Authority
- Civil Engineer

Newhaven Port & Properties Limited have an exciting opportunity for a Civil Engineer to work with us to help us continue with our plans for further growth and development, and the delivery of our long-term strategy.

Although Port or Marine experience is desirable, it is not necessary as training will be provided

Your responsibilities will include:
- Delivering maritime and /or river engineering projects from inception to handover
- Preparation of calculations and project documentation including technical notes, specifications and reports
- Assisting with business development and the preparation of bids and tenders
- Ensuring that all plans and works are delivered to the highest standard and are aligned with current legislation and codes of practice
- Overcoming both day-to-day engineering problems and developing long term solutions in line with operational and budgetary constraints
- Identify and manage environmental matters
- Working with supplier resources to deliver projects to the time, quality and budget requirements
- Liaising with all departments on completion of routine tasks across the Port’s infrastructure
- Managing the fault and default reporting system and action plans
- Conducting routine Port infrastructure inspections and compiling reports
- Staff supervision of the engineering, mechanical, maintenance and general port ops teams.
- Liaison with internal and external stakeholders
- Contribute to the maintenance of the positive public image of the Port 

Candidate Experience & Personal Specification:

- Experience in engineering design, contract documentation and construction supervision.
- Excellent knowledge and practical experience of current codes of practice and industry standards, including consents and the approvals process for all aspects of the role
- Motivated towards improving team and individual performance
- Flexible approach to working hours which may include weekends, bank holidays and unsociable hours
- Previous staff supervisory experience
- Previous project management experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Competent user of all Microsoft IT packages


Qualification Requirement:
- A Chartered/Professionally qualified engineer or approaching chartered/qualified incorporated status
- Alternatively a degree qualified civil and/or maritime engineering (MEng level in an associated subject would be advantageous)


In return you will receive:
- A competitive salary
- Relocation cost assistance
- 28 days annual leave plus all bank holidays
- Training and development
- Generous pension contribution scheme


Please apply today by sending your C.V. to