Principal Civil Engineer

Expiring today

Bristol, Bristol (County)
£50000 - £70000/annum
Jun 08, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Working within the water team on infrastructure and/or non-infrastructure projects, you will act as Lead Design Engineer and undertake and check the delivery of design solutions and associated outputs and the co-ordination with other disciplines. You will provide technical guidance, support and training to colleagues and assist, where practicable, in mentoring and the development of others.


You will be involved in projects from conception to completion including; supporting the Project Manager to clarify the project brief, agree deliverables, key milestones, project methodology, quality assurance and control strategy; establishing project checking and approval arrangements and managing internal project start-up meetings; undertaking significant elements of the detailed design and the checking of outputs as directed: eg calculations, drawings, sketches, reports etc to achieve the optimum solution for the project; assessing, documenting and communicating design changes to the Project Manager; being aware of work requirements and taking personal responsibility in delivering this to agreed time, cost and quality requirements; attending "close out meeting" and recommending/implementing improvements to policy, processes and project management methods.

You will also be involved in business development activities including assisting with the preparation of capability statements and the submission of pre-qualification questionnaires, expressions of interest and tenders as well as building new and maintaining existing client relationships to win new and repeat work.


Chartered Engineer status with a relevant institution eg ICE or CIWEM.
Strong interpersonal/team working skills, with a good working relationship with all levels of the organisation, clients and contractors together with the ability to communicate in a fluent and positive manner both verbally and written.
Comprehensive knowledge and experience of water and wastewater non-infrastructure design including an understanding of the basics and the integration of multidisciplinary elements including process engineering and MEICA.
Extensive experience in design, contract and tender preparation, tender assessment and contract administration.


You'll be working for a top ten civil engineering firm (recognised by New Civil Engineer, (NCE).
5 hour working week
You'll experience an inclusive, friendly and flexible working environment where colleagues are encouraged to grow and develop. A meaningful job where you'll help to transform society by being a trusted consultant to our clients.
Flexworks - includes flexible and hybrid working options
Pension 7% employer contribution /2% minimum employee contribution
Life Assurance 3x salary
25 days holiday + bank holidays with the option to buy up to 5 additional days per year
Discretionary annual bonus - up to 1 months' salary
2 relevant professional subscriptions paid per annum
Employee Assistance Programme offering wellbeing, mental, financial and work advice
Employee discounts
Support through professional accreditation processes with bonuses and salary review on achievement