Principal Engineer - Civil Structural

Greater Manchester
May 03, 2022
May 19, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Chartered (or close to) Engineer to join one of our clients in a rapidly growing Manchester office. The right candidate will be leading a team of engineers to successfully complete a range of rail projects across the UK.

Job purpose:

To deliver safe and compliant Civil Engineering design & technical support for the successful delivery of rail projects across the UK

Key objectives:

Manage projects in accordance with company policy & procedures, including input to all project management systems (Synergist) and project QA system(s)
To support the Head of Rail (HoR) in the delivery and management of a financially sustainable division that has key clients who provide predictable sales and profit streams.
To produce safe and compliant designs to client scope and timescale in accordance with current industry and group standards using established analysis software
Produce technical reports to meet client requirements

Key roles & responsibilities:

Manage day-to-day requirements for all areas of project delivery; including technical, safety and financial aspects to maintain our clients' compliance policy and procedures
Deliver all aspects of project work in accordance with client remit and HoR requirements on time, in full and on budget
Respond to HoR requests in a timely and professional manner
Managing on time, in full, on budget delivery of projects.
Undertake where required on site project works within the rail environment, sometimes at night and/or to remote locations, to identify issues and solve problems in a safe and professional manner.
Manage own CPD and Development Action Plan with support from the HoR
Meet business critical KPIs including safety and financial matrix
Maintain engineering technical knowledge of standards, policies and procedures
Represent the company at meetings with clients, contractors, design teams etc

Essential criteria:

Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
Extensive design experience within consultancy practice
Chartered or Incorporated status with ICE or IstructE; or on route to sitting professional review
Experience of applying design software (TEDDS, Robot, CADS, Superstress etc)
Working knowledge of Eurocodes and associated industry and group standards
Past-experience in structural surveys and reporting
Valid UK driving license

Desirable criteria:

Experience of working within the railway sector to Network Rail standards
Current PTS card holder
Able to work independently on various projects simultaneously
Able to manage commercial aspects of projects from cradle to grave
Demonstrate capability of working to multi-project programmes

Do you feel this role is right for you? Then please apply now