Principal Civil Engineer

Employer
Morson Talent
Location
Helensburgh, Scotland, G84 8HL
Salary
112510.04
Posted
Dec 31, 2021
Closes
Jan 21, 2022
Ref
2726298018
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Principal Civil Engineer, Contract, Clyde (SC Cleared)

Job Purpose
The Principal Engineer provides leadership in the delivery of engineering and technical activities through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.
At this level an experienced engineer, has a breadth of engineering knowledge & experience, resolves a range of technical issues and problems, compiles technical reports and accompanying presentations, provides, reviews and adheres to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements. Coaches, mentors and assists others on matters pertaining to their own discipline, developing business awareness, builds strong working relationships with stakeholders, works independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team.

Key Responsibilities
This is the level for an experienced engineer working as a subject matter expert in a specialist subject area (e.g. an engineering sub function). Understands concepts and principles, shapes, designs, developments and determines a solution to functional issues personally undertakes the most complex work within the subject area. Extends their business knowledge base in the subject area. Provides help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working, and their development, provides coaching and assistance to others.
The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards.

ROLE PROFILE
  • Ensure effective management of multi discipline teams to ensure timely & efficient delivery of engineering work to meet customer agreed scope
  • Supervise engineers/technical specialists
  • Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams
  • Ensure effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship development with existing and new customers, to aid the development of business, resolution of technical and delivery issues, and such that the customer is fully briefed and informed of progress
  • Ensure technical management of the engineering output to ensure delivery of technical solutions in line with agreed technical scope
  • Produce, review, verify and approve outputs including: calculations, analyses, technical reports, technical specifications and method statements
  • Manage resource demands and development of capability skills to match needs of assigned work scopes
  • Ensure project and technical audits and review are planned & executed in order to impart learning and experience as appropriate and in line with agreed standards


Experience/Qualifications/Skills
Essential:
  • Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with significant demonstrable experience
  • Chartered Engineer status
  • Demonstrable experience in managing teams to deliver analysis activities on a range of project types
  • Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of complexities
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines


Desirable:
  • Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and capable of registration with the Engineering Council
  • Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
  • Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects