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Principal Civil Engineer

Employer
Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Location
Darlington, County Durham
Closing date
Dec 16, 2022

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Specialty
Other
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Other
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WHAT COMPANY YOU WILL BE WORKING FOR

Westray Recruitment Group is seeking an experienced Principal Civil Engineer to work in the Darlington area.

We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Principal Civil Engineer to join a major engineering client, based in the Darlington region.

You will utilise your civil engineering knowledge to oversee the design and supervision of the construction of large storage tanks.

You will lead a Civil engineering and draughting team in producing designs, drawings and other deliverables and man-hour control, ensuring quality and administration procedures are followed.

The aim is to ensure the smooth delivery of the conceptual design, FEED and the eventual works on site.

You will be reporting to the Delivery Director

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE?

The Role you'd play as a Principal Civil Engineer:

Responsible for design, production and checking of all design documentation
Produce economical design solutions for Projects, Studies and Enquiries
Ensure that all aspects of the design and engineering works are carried out in a diligent and professional manner, compliant with current legislation and industry best practice
Contribute to the efficiency of the Project Team ensuring correct communication is maintained between different Project Team members
Check vendor supplied documentation and monitor schedule progress
Production and checking of calculations, reports, data sheets and specifications
Production of material and man hour estimates as required
Liaise with other discipline engineers to ensure all interfaces are adequately covered
Material selection, specification and technical bid evaluation
Attendance at technical studies
Coordination of specialist testing and inspection at sub-contractors and vendors
Provide technical support to ongoing projects and site personnel as required and take responsibility for technical quality of work carried out
Responsible for performance of personnel within the team
Responsible for managing design sub-contracts and man-hour and other budgetary control
Work with Civil Engineering Analytical Team to undertake the design of large reinforced and post tensioned concrete structures and piled foundations
Function as Lead Engineer on projects as required
Provide technical input to FEED, feasibility and other studies as required
Ensure the timely completion of deliverables and man-hour control including reporting of progress
Continue development activities to ensure that existing skills are built upon, new skills are learnt and advantage is taken of the latest industry practices
Abide by Company policies and procedures
Take reasonable steps to protect the health and safety of yourself and other people, and comply with fire and health and safety policies at all times
Promote the principles of the Company Equality and Diversity policy, treat people with courtesy, respect and consideration and conduct yourself professionally at all times
Undertake any other reasonable duties which are requested

WHAT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION?

Qualifications desirable are:

Degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering

Chartered Civil Engineer status, or working towards this

MSc/Meng in Civil or Structural Engineering (preferable but not essential)

Experience required;

Experience of leading civil designers within a multi discipline engineering division
Previous experience and working knowledge of codes, standards and accepted working practices of Civil Engineering in the international Oil Gas and Petrochemical industries
Experience of international design codes and seismic design required

Desirable, but not essential;

Appropriate experience as a Senior Engineer in the Oil Gas and Petrochemical industries, Cryogenic handling and storage experience
Previous design experience of LNG/Cryogenic Storage Tank Design and Seawater Inlets
Familiar with working in a 3D design software environment, such as SmartPlant 3D or PDMS

Skills and aptitudes;

Good communicator at all levels with commercial and risk awareness
Leadership capability
Good interpersonal and team building skills
Ability to motivate contractors, partners, client and other personnel
Decision making ability based on sound supportable logic and knowledge
Ability to recognise potential innovations and cost benefits
Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
5+ years experience
Experience in a Principal Civil Engineer role
Based in the Darlington area (or close to)

WHAT ARE THE FINER DETAILS OF YOUR ROLE?

This is a permanent role centring on day shift hours

WHAT SALARY PACKAGE YOU WILL BE RECEIVING

Salary is negotiable with experience
Flexible working hours
Free parking

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