Principal Civil Engineer

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Leading in civils for award-winning Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transport Planning consultancy.  They are trusted advisors on a multitude of projects at various stages in their project lifecycle, from appraisal through to construction, and in several different sectors, including residential, commercial, and retirement & care.  They will make an excellent employer for professional civil engineer with management experience.

You will like

The Principal Civil Engineer job itself, where you will support the management of an expanding civil engineering team and oversee complex schemes across commercial and residential clients including high profile Welborne Garden Village developments.  More specifically:

  • Work within a Civil Engineering design team responsible for the design of drainage systems, highway layouts, and S278/S38 schemes,
  • Work in a design office, with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities.
  • Undertake and manage team resource for design work for;
    • Drainage systems in accordance with Sewers for Adoption, building regulations and the SuDS Manual.
    • On and off-site highway features, in accordance with the appropriate standards and codes e.g. Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, and Manual for Streets
  • Reviewing of junior team members reports, design and drawing work,
  • Mentor junior staff members and support their journey towards ICE accreditation, 
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Site 3D or equivalent 3D software,
  • Have knowledge of and willing to learn other engineering software,
  • Be responsible for writing fee proposals,
  • Attend client meetings and site visits,
  • Co-operate with the Quality Management System (QMS) through undertaking administrative activities,
  • Promote the company brand and reputation through and marketing input,
  • Mentoring and training of junior staff,
  • Support regional offices and other departments through knowledge sharing

You will have

To be successful as a Principal Civil Engineer, you will have a healthy mix of the following:

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Incorporated Engineer (IEng) [working towards CEng] with the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • A degree or HND in Civil Engineering
  • Line management experience including undertaking of appraisals, identification of training and ensuring performance of junior team members,
  • Team management and resource coordination experience,
  • Experience working with local authorities, developers and architects on civil engineering aspects of a range of schemes,
  • Varied experience working on schemes through the planning process; from pre-app through to condition discharge
  • Civil engineering project management experience including projects combining drainage, external works and highways elements.

You will get

To be successful as Principal Civil Engineer, you will enjoy a competitive salary of up to £50K + Fantastic Package

  • Vitality Healthcare
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for annual leave
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing with service
  • Bonus of 10% if targets are achieved
  • Overage bonus
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Working from home 2 days a week if desired
  • Flexible working hours around core hours of 10 - 4
  • Free parking on site

You can apply

To the Principal Civil Engineer job by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or send CV to 


8 May 2024
England, Portsmouth
To £60K+ Fantastic Pakcage

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