Principal Civil Engineer

Penguin Recruitment
West Yorkshire
£45000 - £55000/annum
May 03, 2022
May 22, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Principal Civil Engineer - Leeds

The Company

Do you enjoy solving real-life problems and creating a positive impact on society? Do you want to work flexibly in a way that empowers you? With our client, you'll work with high profile infrastructure organisations, giving you the unique opportunity to bring ground-breaking work to life. Your solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people's lives. The role is based in Leeds in a growing team that is inclusive, open-minded and where your professional development can thrive

The role

The Highways team impact the journeys of millions across the UK, by working in partnership with a range of clients and providing consultancy design services for Strategic and Local Highway networks. Working on both major design projects and local network improvements and undertake services on national to local frameworks; including those with Highways England Area 10,13 and 14 to the A66 dualling programme and the Midlands Highways Alliance (MHA). They are passionate about the highways projects that they design and take pride in seeing our towns and cities thrive by improving connectivity, journey times and quality of life.

Key accountabilities

Due to increased workload they are recruiting a Principal Civil Engineer in Leeds. The successful candidate will undertake and oversee production of Civil design, managing the Civil elements on a number of highways design projects. This role could be purely technically focused or for those wishing to take a people management role, lead a dedicated Civil design engineering team of 15-20 people. The team design and deliver a wide range of Highway design schemes across the UK.

Skills & experience

Work with the Technical Director, delivering communities of practice initiatives within the Bristol design team
Provide advice, guidance and supervision as appropriate to an internal technical team, operational managers, clients and suppliers.
Work with the Technical Director to deliver local initiatives aimed at improving the technical and professional competencies of team members
Potentially, assume the role of people manager
Act as a mentor to more junior employees * Act as engineering lead or engineering day-to-day main contact for projects
Take responsibility for the technical content of project deliverablesAdditional Information

You have a Bachelors or Masters' degree in an appropriate subject
You are Chartered or Incorporated, held with an appropriate professional body
You are capable of acting as an engineering lead or engineering day-to-day main contact for a project
You are able to demonstrate developed experience and expertise within the relevant technical field, probably gained in a Senior/Principal/Associate Engineer role or equivalent
You are an accredited trainer with a relevant professional institution, e.g. Delegated Engineer for the Institution of Civil Engineers
You are able to demonstrate an ability to produce or oversee the production of technically sound engineering solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements
You are experienced in undertaking project related tasks associated with health, safety and welfare, e.g. Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
You are experienced in the application of technical governance procedures within a consulting engineering environment
You have knowledge of technical governance procedures and how they are applied within a consulting engineering environmentOn Offer

In return for this role you will receive a competitive salary, company benefits training/development opportunities and more.

What To Do Next

Interested in this or other roles in Civil Engineering, please click on the link to apply. Please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now at (url removed) or call (phone number removed). We have many more vacancies available on our website. This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position