You can often get caught up in the politics in a large multi-disciplinary consultancy.
The benefit of a boutique with a sole civil engineering focus is a shift to a more supportive and collaborative environment, with everyone working toward a common purpose.
A boutique environment offers access to excellent mentors in your specialist field and often more responsibility than you would typically see of a Designer in a bigger firm. As they have a niche in civil engineering, there are no other disciplines to contend with, resulting in sole focus.
Gain exposure to site inspection and project management duties on certain projects, shadow a Senior Engineer.
Requires; Engineering Diploma and at least 5 years civil experience using 12D and 8-10 years in the civil design and drafting field