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Principal Civil Design Engineer

ProCivils Recruitment Solutions
£60000 - £75000/annum
Closing date
Mar 25, 2024

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Job Title: Principal Civil Design Engineer

Contractor: Tier 1

Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 + 5-6,000 car allowance (£80,000+)

Reports To: Design Delivery Manager

Location: UK Wide

Division: Infrastructure - Environment


Our client is one of the UK's leading construction businesses with a strong track record of delivering projects that bring positive, lasting change to communities. As a FTSE 250 organization with a turnover of £1.5 billion and over 3500 employees across three successful Divisions (Building, Infrastructure, and Specialist Services), our client offers stability and the opportunity to work on exciting projects. You'll join diverse teams committed to high professionalism.


Our client is the largest Tier 1 Contractor in the UK Water/Environment sector with a portfolio trading £400 million annually. We have consolidated Engineering Design under one Business Unit to provide in-house design support to our Regional Business Units across the UK.

Purpose of the Role:

As a Civils Principal Engineer, you'll be a key member of the Engineering Design Team, working with the Design Team, Design Lead(s), and Technical Manager(s) to ensure high-quality discipline design in compliance with the BMS and CDM Regulations. This technical role requires significant experience in water and wastewater design.

Your responsibilities include ensuring technical compliance, seeking efficient design solutions, and supporting CDM compliance. While not a line management role, you'll promote innovation, value engineering, and digital design.

Key Accountabilities:

Ensure technical compliance and excellence.
Drive efficient designs balancing cost and benefits.
Assist in CDM compliance.
Ensure safe design and procedural governance.
Align with client specifications and standards.
Ensure compliance with Health and Safety and Environmental Legislation.
Promote innovation and value engineering.
Solve technical problems throughout the project life cycle.
Provide pre-contract technical governance.
Champion lessons learned.
Develop discipline-specific processes.
Share knowledge and mentor the design team.
Encourage professional development.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties.

Person Specification:
Competency Requirements

Technical/Professional Expertise and Qualifications Required:

Strong Communication and Stakeholder Management
Excellent IT skills (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Cost/Performance Management)
Effective Leadership
Attention to Detail
Health and Safety Awareness
Alignment with Our Client's Values (Excellence, Passion, Integrity, Collaboration)
Organisational and Flexible
Willingness to Embrace New Solutions
Extensive Contracting/Consulting Experience
Engineering Degree or Equivalent
Multi-disciplinary Engineering Design
Water Industry Knowledge
Commercial and Contractual Awareness
Strong Communication Skills
Chartered Member of ICE (Preferred)
What our client can offer in return

Market Leading Salary + Car Allowance/ Company Car

Generous Paid Time Off: Enjoy a substantial holiday allowance, which grows with your tenure. You can even buy extra holidays, providing a total of 28 days off.
Corporate Discounts: Access a variety of exclusive corporate discounts.
Childcare Support: Benefit from childcare vouchers.
Biking Made Easy: Participate in our Cycle to Work schemes.
Solid Retirement Plan: Secure your future with our comprehensive pension plan.
Financial Benefits: Take advantage of our Regular Save as You Earn share purchase scheme.
Healthcare Options: Consider private medical scheme options, available to all salaried employees. Additionally, our employee assistance program offers free 24/7 support when needed.
Professional Development: Receive paid annual membership to one recognized professional association relevant to your role.
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