Principal Civil Design Engineer

Calibre Search
£45000 - £55000/annum
May 03, 2022
May 26, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Principal Civil Engineer

Are you an experienced Civil Engineer?

Are you a specialist in Flood or Coastal Engineering?

To meet our growing business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for an experienced Principal Engineer with a background in civil/structural engineering. We are looking for candidates with extensive technical knowledge and the ability to lead projects and work pro-actively with Clients and construction teams.

You will play a leading role in the delivery of Flood and Coastal Risk Management (FCRM) projects. The role will involve provision of project governance and technical direction on appraisal, detailed design and construction schemes.

Projects are likely to include the full lifecycle of scheme delivery: business case development, options appraisal, concept design, detailed design and construction. It is expected that the candidate will mentor and manage staff and input to bid and tender preparation. In addition, the you will support the Senior Management Team with strategic business development within the business. The role could potentially include line management duties at the outset or in the future.

You will work closely with colleagues from across all of their offices, primarily on the Environment Agency's Next Generation Supplier Agreement frameworks. You would be joining a dynamic team in Peterborough who are enjoying project success which has been recognised by industry awards.

You must be capable of working without supervision to a high technical standard and have expertise in relevant guidance, policy, design codes and software packages. The role requires the ability to produce, check and review reports, documents, and engineering calculations within a wide variety of projects, as well as project and contract management competence and aptitude

It is desirable that you have familiarity with the FCERM business case development (Five-case model, FCERM Appraisal Guidance and Treasury Green Book), familiarity with Environment Agency Minimum Technical Requirements (MTRs) and experience of managing NEC3/4 contracts

You are expected to have substantial experience of UK consultancy and/or design and build projects, have experience of leading projects at a senior level and have experience across a range of project stages (feasibility, outline design, detailed design, construction)

For this role professional membership of a recognised professional institution such as the ICE or CIWEM is required and a degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering is essential. My client has an approved training scheme with the Institution of Civil Engineers and has personnel who can support your progress to Chartership. Candidates should have substantial and proven experience of UK consultancy work and/ or design and build experience.

A full UK drivers license is required for this role.

For more information about this position, please contact Sam Smith at Calibre Search in Leeds or click apply

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