Principal Civil Engineer

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Principal Civil Engineer


Salary – DOE

Our client is an award winning multi-disciplined engineering consultancy offering service across the construction industry and all across the UK. An opportunity has arisen in their Derby office for a Principal Civil Engineer.

The team works on schemes throughout the East Midlands and United Kingdom, undertaking civil engineering design services across a broad range of sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, leisure, education, retail and heritage for both private and public sector clients. The team undertakes pre-planning engineering reports/studies, designs adoptable highway and drainage works involving SuDS drainage features and private civil engineering works.

The ideal candidate will be BSc/BEng (Hons) qualified civil engineer who is, or is working towards becoming, an Incorporated Civil Engineer and who has a minimum of 5 years’ experience within the industry. The role is primarily a hands on design role undertaking feasibility design work, designing SuDS drainage schemes and highway works using Microdrainage and PDS industry standard software. Proven experience with this software will be demonstrated at interview. Experience in the use of Civils 3D would also be advantageous.

The role will also involve liaison with clients to take project briefs, prepare quotations and undertake technical reviews. You will project manage and have financial oversight and control of your schemes. You will prepare invoices and monitor the financial success of the work you manage.


  • Competitve salry depending on experience.
  • Competeitve benefits package.
  • Holiday allowance is in line with industry standard and is subject to relevant experience. 

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