Principal Civil Engineer

4 days left

Advance TRS
£65000 - £70000/annum + car + bonus
May 07, 2022
May 23, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
What you'll be doing

Leading one of the Water / wastewater infrastructure or non-infrastructure Civil Engineering teams, the Principal Civil Engineer is a key member of the team. You'll be responsible for managing, coaching, and developing a team of circa 10 engineers ranging from graduates to senior engineers. You will also provide expertise in your field of water engineering. Focusing on the civil engineering infrastructure or non-infrastructure discipline, you will provide the direction and expertise needed to:

Get the right engineering solutions and definitions in Project Briefs
Input and continuously improve Technical Asset Standards
Provide design sign-off of deliverables
Provide technical assurance during the delivery, commissioning, and handover of Assets
Drive the advancement of the civil engineering discipline
Ensure and deliver the Engineering Regulatory compliance on relevant assets in the Civil Engineering areaThe key responsibilities of the role include:

Drive excellence in the Water and/or Wastewater Civil Engineering discipline
Provide the technical input into Project Definition briefs
Mentor a growing team of engaged engineers
Lead the civil input into asset surveys and condition assessments, feasibility studies, optioneering, whole life costing, and preliminary/outline designs
Support provision of the technical sign-off and assurance during technical delivery including handover
Carry out root cause analysis and provide solutions
Ensure we are compliant with engineering-based regulatory requirements
Support the establishment of a cohesive, sustainable Engineering structure from graduate to industry experts that guides our clients' Engineering requirements into AMP8 and beyond
Support the establishment of a Centre of Excellence for Engineering and recruitmentWhat you should bring to the role

Significant expertise in UK water utility civil infrastructure design and construction. Experience in water mains and/or sewer design and rehabilitation would be an added advantage
Understanding the regulatory environment we work in to achieve compliance with our engineering regulatory requirements
Excellent stakeholder management to drive results through influence
Experience in management, leadership, and development of people in a culture of accountability and achievement
Be educated to degree level or equivalent in Civil Engineering with professional chartership
Possess the credibility to influence at a senior level and authority to challenge to ensure that we are making the right decisions
A passion for continuous professional development and an active approach to driving diversity within EngineeringWhat's in it for you?

You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects across all quadrants and help to shape and establish a team of first-class engineers.

Our client's competitive salary and package include a bonus, car allowance, private healthcare, an excellent contributory pension, and 26 days of holiday per year increasing to 30 with the length of service.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status