Senior Engineering Technician

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leeds, UK

About this role

Senior Engineering Technician

As we continue to build our business and deliver for our clients, RPS is now seeking an experienced Senior Engineering Technician to join our progressive Design business.

We are looking for a Senior Engineering Technician to join the busy and vibrant team in our Newark office with agile working, producing design models/drawings/design analysis in accordance with project requirements. Working across various projects, this is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious employee to work on high-profile projects and help us solve problems that matter.

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 on 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.

What you’ll be doing

As well as being an excellent communicator, the successful candidate will have experience of design associated with commercial and industrial development projects and Advanced capability in the use of Autocad, 3D Civils and Microdrainage design software.

This role has excellent prospects for an individual looking to build and develop their team leadership skills and advance their career.

  • Working closely with Line Manager to assist in the technical delivery of projects

  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with external project team members as appropriate.

  • Attending project / client meetings and assisting with site inspections and surveys as required.

  • Using own initiative and demonstrating independent working ability when required.

  • Conducting activities and producing outputs in line with relevant legislation and industry standards.

  • Completing designs, applying sound technical knowledge relevant to the role.

  • Assist in managing drawings production and checking CAD/ Revit design work completed by junior colleagues.

  • Assist in reviewing of consultants’ and contractors’ design proposals relevant to role.

Who we’re looking for

We would typically expect the successful candidate to be Minimum NVQ Level 4 (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline or field with:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in the design associated with commercial and industrial development projects

  • Advanced capability in the use of 3D Civils and Microdrainage design software

  • Advanced capability in the use of Autocad

  • Good computer skills in using Microsoft Office software

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.

Company benefits

We will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and innovative thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment. We also actively encourage global mobility opportunities for our talented people, enabling us to deliver interconnected sectors and services, and make RPS a great place to do great work.

Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including:  

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year
  • Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Life Assurance, Critical illness cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health Screening
  • Dental Cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Professional Memberships and a BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.