Senior / Principal Civil Engineer (Peterborough)

35000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
22 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021
Engineering, Civil
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Overview

Our client is looking for an experienced Senior / Principal Engineer or Technical Director within the discipline of civil/structural engineering, specialising in Flood Risk Management.

The role will involve provision of project governance and technical accountability on various appraisal, detailed design, and construction schemes. With a background in civil or structural engineering, you will primarily be working on a range of flood risk alleviation projects involving coastal erosion, river, and surface water flooding. These projects make a difference to local communities and the environment, serving a range of public and private sector clients including regulators, local authorities, water utility and strategic construction companies.

The work will include options appraisal, concept design and detailed scheme design. It is expected that the candidate will mentor and manage staff and input to bid and tender preparation. In addition, the successful candidate will support the Senior Management Team with strategic business development.

The post will be based in our clients' Peterborough office, although flexible and agile working is available where this provides mutual benefit. You will work closely with engineers and other technical staff from across our client's offices, primarily on the Environment Agency Next Generation Supplier Agreement frameworks. You would be joining a dynamic team in Peterborough who are enjoying project success which has been recognised by recent industry awards.

Key competencies required for the role:

The right candidate will have the following essential experience:

Experience in the development of outline and detailed design solutions for flood risk management.
Experience in managing projects, contracts, budgetary control, specification preparation and liaising with clients.
Development and Coordination of multi-disciplinary design of flood risk projects and risk management solutions.
Taking a technical leadership role in ensuring flood management project deliverables meet clients' needs, including taking ownership and responsibility for the quality of project work to meet the highest standards.
Championing technical innovation to improve efficiency and quality of delivery, ensuring effective dissemination of latest methodologies and tools
Providing insight and technical input to business development activities.
Experience of leading and winning tender opportunities
Project management/direction with oversight of civil, hydraulic and environmental inputs, on a variety of flood risk management projects
Liaising with clients, hydraulic modellers, project managers and other design and management team members.
Experience of Safety in Design and Designer's responsibilities under CDM.
Track record of supervising multi-disciplinary teams to develop design solutions.
Excellent communication and presentation skills and effective team working capabilities.Who we are looking for:

A degree (or equivalent) in civil and/or structural engineering is essential. The applicant will be a Chartered or Fellow member of the ICE or IStructE. Our client has a structured training programme which you will be expected to support in a mentoring capacity.

You will have a full UK driving licence.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status