Principal Civil Engineer

Employer
RPS Group
Location
Milton Keynes, MK9
Posted
Jan 10, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Ref
2783169907
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Principal Civil Engineer


At RPS, our civil engineering business is experiencing strong growth and we are now recruiting for a Principal Civil Engineer to join our team in the UK. Based in Milton Keynes with agile working, you will be an integral part of our team in delivering projects and solutions for our clients using your expertise in the design of all civil engineering elements of residential, commercial and retail schemes.

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

This is a dynamic role with an experienced team and a strong pipeline of interesting projects and you will...

Undertake detailed design of all civil engineering elements on residential, commercial and retail development schemes and ensure those designs are fully value engineered, suitable for adoption and most importantly to the clients brief and expectations

Take responsibility of financial aspects of the various schemes including producing fee proposals, negotiating fee agreements, monitoring costs, revenue and profit etc

Assist with leading and developing a team of engineers within the engineering department

Development of new work streams particularly in the residential sector in the south and south west

Build and develop good client relationships

Who we're looking for

We are looking for an experienced Principal Civil Engineer with experience in the design of roads and sewers who can communicate at all levels and engage successfully with clients and local authorities. The most suitable candidate will have proven track record in delivering quality Civil Engineering solutions and designs for infrastructure, highways and particularly residential, commercial and retail development projects.

An excellent commuter is needed to develop and build on existing client contacts to successfully bring in new work streams and the right candidate will need to be proficient in use of AutoCAD, Windes and PDS or XP Site 3D

Further to the relevant experience we will be looking for extensive knowledge of DMRB standards, and highway and drainage agreement processes with highway and sewerage authorities.
  • HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers

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.

What happens next?

If this opportunity suits your career journey, we'd love to hear from you. All applications will be considered, and we will try our best to respond to you within 3 working days.

If you'd like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact paul.gilliver@rpsgroup.com

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Mindful that a truly inclusive organization must make appropriate use of talent on a global basis and without unnecessary barriers, we are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion principles in all People processes in order to be as diverse as the communities and clients we work with, thereby securing, developing, and retaining the best available talent for the company's future.Our approach to Diversity and inclusion
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