Our client has an excellent role for a Principal Maritime Civil Engineer to join their team in Newcastle.
You'll be part of the Newcastle Maritime Team led by our Associate Director.
The role will require you to use your technical and practical experience to develop engineering design solutions for maritime civil engineering structures in ports and shipyards, using steel, concrete, timber and other materials to relevant design codes.
You will have engineering input in all project stages from inception, through design and construction, to demolition, recycling and reuse.
Your technical and commercial experience, and liaison with multi-disciplinary teams will be vital to the success of the projects you work on.Job Responsibilities
Prepare designs and analysis for maritime and associated structures for ports and shipyards
Collect and collate design data
Carry out inspections and surveys
Produce design calculations, check and review calculations produced by others.
Check and review models and drawings prior to issue.
Provide guidance to more junior staff including project managers, engineers, graduates, technicians and admin staff working on your projects.
Prepare Bills of Quantities, Contract Documents and Specifications.
Undertake structural analyses and reporting.
Give presentations to client organisations and internal audiences.
Provide engineering judgment and advice;
Review (or prepare) study reports to a high standard of written English.
Provide commercial awareness of projects to deliver profitable results within programme by setting and agreeing expectations and achieving on-time delivery.
Act as Project Manager for small and medium sized projects, or Technical Manager on large/complex projects.
Contribute to local, national and international business development efforts through the production of proposals and interaction with clients. Participate in the development of new and existing client bases.Required skills and experience:
Analytical Ability - lead design and analysis work with limited support
Conceptual Ability - capable of undertaking design from concept to ready for construction.
Communication Skills - clearly articulate orally and in writing the reasons behind your decisions. Show confidence in presenting to team members, clients and stakeholders.
Client Orientation - maintain a professional client-facing approach.
Problem Solving - think laterally and develop solutions to problems with others and on your own.
Relationship Building - build a network within the immediate team, and the wider organization as a trusted advisor to our clients.
Solution Orientation - deliver project objectives without losing focus in the detail.
Organised - show organisation, discipline and a structured, consistent approach in the way you work.
Personable - approachable, relatable and empathetic.
Demonstrate experience in the development of shipyard infrastructure, such as heavy-duty quays, dry docks, floating docks or shiplifts.
Demonstrate commitment to training of junior staff e.g. as Delegated Engineer or Supervising Civil Engineer within an ICE training schemeIf you would like to know more, please send an updated CV to Graham Ventham to be considered