Civil Engineer - Mid Senior/Principal

Employer
JBA Consulting
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Posted
Jun 25, 2022
Closes
Jul 06, 2022
Ref
3256612414
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Industry
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 within the discipline of civil/structural engineering, specialising in Flood Risk Management.

The role will involve provision of project governance and technical accountability on various appraisal, detailed design and construction schemes. With a background in civil or structural engineering, you will primarily be working on a range of flood risk alleviation projects involving coastal erosion, river and surface water flooding. These projects make a difference to local communities and the environment, serving a range of public and private sector clients including regulators, local authorities, water utility and strategic construction companies. The work will include options appraisal, concept design and detailed scheme design. It is expected that the candidate will mentor and manage staff and input to bid and tender preparation. In addition, the successful candidate will support the Senior Management Team with strategic business development within JBA Consulting.

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 within the discipline of civil/structural engineering, specialising in Flood Risk Management.

The role will involve provision of project governance and technical accountability on various appraisal, detailed design and construction schemes. With a background in civil or structural engineering, you will primarily be working on a range of flood risk alleviation projects involving coastal erosion, river and surface water flooding. These projects make a difference to local communities and the environment, serving a range of public and private sector clients including regulators, local authorities, water utility and strategic construction companies. The work will include options appraisal, concept design and detailed scheme design. It is expected that the candidate will mentor and manage staff and input to bid and tender preparation. In addition, the successful candidate will support the Senior Management Team with strategic business development within JBA Consulting.

Location:

The post will be based in our Newcastle NE1 5JE office.

JBA supports agile working which provides for greater flexibility with the way that we work.

Further information:

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact René Dobson t: 0131 319 2940.

Please note: JBA runs a comprehensive Graduate Programme and recent graduates interested in working for us should apply via that route.

Qualifications and experience

A degree (or equivalent) in civil and/or structural engineering is essential. The right applicant will be a Chartered or Fellow member of the ICE or IStructE. JBA has a structured training programme which you will be expected to support in a mentoring capacity.

A full UK driving licence is required.

The right candidate will have the following essential experience:
  • Experience in the development of outline and detailed design solutions for flood risk management.
  • Experience in managing projects, contracts, budgetary control, specification preparation and liaising with clients.
  • Development and Coordination of multi-disciplinary design of flood risk projects and risk management solutions.
  • Taking a technical leadership role in ensuring flood management project deliverables meet clients' needs, including taking ownership and responsibility for the quality of project work to meet the highest standards.
  • Championing technical innovation to improve efficiency and quality of delivery, ensuring effective dissemination of latest methodologies and tools.
  • Providing insight and technical input to business development activities across JBA Bentley and the JBA Group.
  • Experience of leading and winning tender opportunities.
  • Project management/direction with oversight of civil, hydraulic and environmental inputs, on a variety of flood risk management projects.
  • Liaising with clients, hydraulic modellers, project managers and other design and management team members.
  • Experience of Safety in Design and Designer's responsibilities under CDM.
  • Track record of supervising multi-disciplinary teams to develop design solutions.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and effective team working capabilities.