Sorry, this job is no longer available

Please use the search to find another job.

Job Details

Are you interested in finding a healthy work-life balance in a progressive, supportive and modern work environment? Are you motivated by being exposed to a wide varied scope of work and challenging projects, including multi-million pound highway, public realm and active travel projects? Are you looking to progress within your career through receiving personalised 1-1 professional training and support?

Then look no further as my well-established client is looking out for an ambitious Principal Engineer / Associate , with relevant UK experience of minimum 6 years' within the drainage, transportation, highways and/or infrastructure sectors.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide design expertise and support on a wide range of highway, public realm and development projects across the private & public sectors;
  • Ensuring and reviewing that designs are prepared in accordance with current legislation, practices, council policies and to the highest technical standards;
  • Run your own projects, with the correct support, whilst growing and developing your own team;
  • Providing technical mentoring to junior team members
  • Liaising and working with clients across the UK.
  • Undertaking design works using Civil 3D, AutoCAD and much more.
  • Planning and organisation of projects, people and resources in accordance with design guidelines to ensure deadlines are met.

Salary and benefits
  • Hybrid and Flexible working
  • Competitive Salary & Pension package;
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Payment of Professional Subscription
  • Membership of group pension scheme
  • Attractive and modern working environment with good accessibility by all modes of transport
  • A social office and team (annual team building days, parties and team meet-up’s)
  • Promotion Prospects – discussed at annual appraisals (opportunity to progress quickly within the firm)
  • Ongoing support, training and mentoring from senior professionals within the business with a real commitment to senior management towards personal & professional development
  • Minimum 6 years’ UK experience
  • Relevant degree in Civil Engineering (BEng/MEng/MSc/etc.)
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of national design standards and best practices (i.e. DMRB, Manual for Streets, LTN 1/20, NRSWA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of adoption agreements for highways and drainage (including S278, S38 & S104)
  • Comprehensive understanding and use of software packages including AutoCAD and Civils 3D
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong commercial and financial management skills
  • Experience in negotiations with highway and planning authorities to agree proposed designs
  • Experience of meeting attendance to discuss issues with clients, architects, contractors, local authorities and other statutory bodies.
  • Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to maintain good records.
  • Experience of leading a team, managing resources and delivering projects on time and to a budget.
  • Ability to build a team and mentor junior members of staff.
  • Ability to establish new client relationships to help develop and grow the business.
  • The ability to produce technical reports

Company details

My client is a dynamic, rapidly growing and well-established international multidisciplinary engineering and transport planning practice who are devoted to delivering creative and specialist solutions to a wide variety of projects within the civil, structural, transportation, geotechnical and environmental engineering sectors. They value delivering all their services to clients with a good attitude and to a high standard of quality & creativity.

To work for my client is not your typical job – it is to be part of something bigger and to contribute something of value to the world, whilst also being trained up and supported in your own career progression with regular training & encouragement from a friendly team, who prioritise the well-being of their employees through hybrid working opportunities, great modern offices and competitive benefits packages.

If you happen to know anyone that might be interested, or if you’re currently looking for a role and like the sound of it, please do let me know through sending your updated CV and portfolio of work to this email;