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Principal Civil Engineer

Zodiac Recruitment
Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10
£50000 - £65000/annum
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Principal Civil Engineer

£50k-£65k + benefits


Job Description

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for its employees? We are looking to recruit a talented Principal Civil Engineer to join our clients' growing Infrastructure team in Cardiff working on a variety of exciting projects for a diverse range of clients and sectors.

The role offers the successful Principal Civil Engineer the opportunity to develop their skills and progress their career working as a part of a team of innovative engineers and specialists. The right Principal Civil Engineer shall be able to combine managerial duties and technical delivery, promote a collaborative approach and take a leading role in delivering projects to quality, budget and timescales. You will be offered, and be expected to take on, a high degree of autonomy and responsibility and able to contribute to further growing the Infrastructure team's profile and work portfolio through successful bidding and enhanced reputation.

The role offers the successful Principal Civil Engineer the opportunity to develop their skills and progress their career working as a part of a team of innovative engineers and specialists.

Principal Civil Engineer Specifications

The successful candidate will ideally meet the following criteria:

• Degree qualified in Civil Engineering or related discipline

• Chartered (or Incorporated) Engineer

• Demonstrable experience in the design of highway and civil infrastructure projects

• Ability to work within, and where required, lead a design team, and also able to collaborate within multi-disciplinary teams

• Understanding of the use of design tools within a BIM environment

• Experience of managing programmes and resources, delivering to time and budget

• Experience of supporting preparation of fee proposals

• Ability to undertake the Project Manager role

• Willing to support more junior staff and act as mentor in assisting to develop the Infrastructure team's skill & capability

• Ability to develop client relationships as to help grow the portfolio

• Problem solver, able to offer solutions to challenges

• Confident, articulate, collaborative & proactive

• Eager to learn and to develop their skills and career with training support

The team operates an agile working policy and they welcome applications from Principal Civil Engineers who are looking for a balance of home and office working. They are actively recruiting a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities they serve. They recognise that differences in ability, skills and experience are a strength and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

Benefits they offer:

• Pension matched up to 7%

• Life insurance

• An annual professional institution subscription

• Continuous development opportunities

• Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5

• Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers

• Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance

• Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans .

• The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes


If you would like to apply for this Principal Civil Engineer position in Cardiff, then please click on the link to apply.

If you are interested in hearing about any other opportunities within Drainage, Civil or Structural Engineering, please contact us on (phone number removed)

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