Senior/Principal Civil Engineer - Water - Leeds/Bristol/Birm

Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
£40000 - £75000/annum car + bonus
Closing date
May 31, 2023
We are currently looking for a talented and motivated Senior/Principal Civil Engineer to join our team delivering outline design and detailed specifications primarily for water and wastewater schemes.

This is an exciting time to join us and if you want to be part of a company who is small in all the best ways but large enough to provide a diverse and exciting workload, this job is for you.

What does the role involve?

Working within our 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.

To be successful in this role you'll possess:

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

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