Senior/Principal Civil engineer

Calibre Search
Bristol, Bristol (County)
£45000 - £60000/annum
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior / Principal Civil Engineer to join a large international Engineering Consultancy, in their Bristol office. You will have the opportunity to work on projects not only in Bristol, but at locations elsewhere in the UK and overseas.

You will be working on a range of projects from those of strategic national importance such as Hinkley Point C, HS2 and multiple defence projects.

This company prides itself on technical excellent engineering solutions in the build environment, with end users in mind, to both external and internal clients. Expertise cover the full range of infrastructure life cycle, from feasibility, planning, investigation, design and supervision of new assets, through to assessment, repair, modification and rehabilitation of existing assets.

Key Responsibilities -

As a Senior Civil Engineer in the Design and advanced Technology practice the successful candidate would have the following responsibilities:

Lead a team to undertake technical design work following relevant design standards and codes, and to high-quality levels.
Prepare briefs, scopes of work, and input into bid proposals.
Successfully manage time and budgets to key project milestones and programmes.
Work closely with teams in the UK and overseas to deliver integrated design solutions.
Adhere to quality assurance standards in design.

Key Requirements (necessary) -

Chartered Civil Engineer.
Experience in design delivery, including multidisciplinary design.
Experience leading a design team.
Engineer with sound problem-solving skills, and a pragmatic, practical mind.
Able to work independently to deliver work, as well as part of a team.
Take accountability and responsibility for work carried out by the individual or the team.
Work well with and form relationships with others, including the client team, other disciplines, and contractors at all levels (junior - senior) inside and outside the business.
Flexible attitude to the type of work undertaken, level of responsibility given, and work location.
Have experience coordinating with other disciplines in multi-discipline projects.
Produce designs following CDM regulations.
Strong communication skills, independent working, presenting, and influencing skills.

Key Requirements (desirable)

Sound knowledge in external works design, including utilities, paved and unpaved surfaces, earthworks, access and accessibility, construction logistics, and familiarity with current UK design standards and working practices.
Proficiency in designing within appropriate digital analysis packages, following local and national guidance. eg MicroDrainage, InfoWater, or InfoWorks for drainage.
Robust experience in change management and QA processes.
Have experience mentoring junior staff.
Digital skills or an appetite to learn is key.

Benefits -

This company recognises that there are many people who cannot commit to full time employment, they provide full flexible working arrangements which are tailored to the individuals needs. There is no fixed '9-5', no need for a 5-day week, and no requirement for full time contract, or to spend all your time working!

The role will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience, and problem-solving skills whilst providing good opportunities for career development. If you have a passion for engineering and want to hear more about this role, please contact George Cartwright at Calibre Search on (phone number removed) or click apply.

Calibre Search promote equality in the workplace and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified candidates regardless of their sex, race, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. We act as both an employment agency and employment business

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