Principal Civil Engineer

Touch Recruitment
Winchester, Hampshire
Jan 10, 2022
Feb 07, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Job code: TR-00045
Job Title: Principal Civil Engineer
Location: UK-Winchester
Location: Winchester
Our client requires a Senior / Principal Civil Engineer to undertake all aspects of the civil engineering design from Pre-Planning [Masterplanning], conceptual design through to the production of As-Built drawings. In this role, you will cover a wide range of disciplines in property and construction and be responsible for providing a wide range of civil engineering services under the direction of the Discipline Partner.
The team has particular expertise in highways design for roads, pavements, bridges, Section 278 Agreements and in earthworks engineering, cut and fill assessments, remediation, underground services, flood alleviation, sustainable drainage systems, pumping stations, sewerage and external works.
* Producing highways and drainage designs relating to medium to large development infrastructure projects
* Produce Flood Risk Assessments (FRA's), Drainage Strategies, Nutrient Mitigation and other Pre-Planning advice
* Provide day-to-day client interface, conducting site visits for technical assessment or problem-solving
* Prepare client / project proposals
* Supervise CAD Technicians
* Working closely with other disciplines on Multi-discipline projects
* Representing the company at external meetings with clients, contractors and fellow professionals
* Be responsible for delivering work to a fee agreed with the Team Manager/Associate
* Project profitability (monitoring / planning of costs and budgets)
* Assist in negotiating fee proposals and requesting additional fees
* Construct project teams from internal and external resources.
* Procure project resources
* Agree design philosophy / design fundamentals
* Experience in a similar role, ideally within a private practice
* Good understanding of section 38, 278 (Highways Act) and section 104, 106 and 185 (Water industry Act) agreements beneficial
* An understanding of DMRB and MfS Vol 1 and 2
* A competent user of Windes Microdrainage / Infodrainage
* Good working knowledge of AutoCAD and in particular Civil 3D - desirable
* Experience with designing a wide range of projects from conception through to completion (including calculations, drawings and specifications)
* Ability to distribute tasks and manage output of junior / technical staff
* Competent in the design of external works for private sites including vertical and horizontal setting out in accordance with the Building Regulations, British Standards and local authority requirements
* Familiarity with Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its application within civil engineering
* Familiar with drainage design, SUDS, highways, cut and fill analysis
* Be proficient at design and happy to participate in productive work
* Educated to degree level and ideally Chartered or near chartered civil engineer
If you would like to be considered for this Principal Engineer role, please apply, and send a copy of your full CV or give us a call.
We receive a large number of applications for all our positions - Therefore, if you have not received a response within 7 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.
* Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK