Senior/Principal Civil Engineer - Water Sector

Water & Utilities
  • UK, South East, Surrey
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and water consultancies. They have a requirement for a Senior/Principal Civil Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This role is located in...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/74316

Quote ref: 1061/74316

Job description

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and water consultancies. They have a requirement for a Senior/Principal Civil Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This role is located in Surrey.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The successful candidate for this role would hold the following responsibilities and attributes working as part of their dynamic multidisciplinary water engineering team:  

- Lead and contribute to the successful delivery of UK and/or international projects across their lifecycles: from feasibility/options assessments to detailed design, construction, commissioning and handover support.  

- Supporting win work pursuits through production of proposals, fees, and scope definition in accordance with the bid management system.  

- Engage with the clients and contractors, including in a Design and Build environment, to develop, innovate and implement best practice water engineering solutions.  

- Collaborative working with the clients, contractors and across external/internal project teams to ensure successful and cost effective delivery of projects.  

- Actively plan, execute and review engineering design deliverables including calculations, drawings, specifications and reports in accordance with relevant design standards, codes and the design management system.  

- Contribute to the efficient and agile delivery of projects to meet programme and budget.  

- Leadership in contributing to overall quality and safe design of technical solutions in project delivery.  

- Champion the application of digital engineering initiatives and innovation in water sector solutions.  

- Act as a mentor to other team members, potentially with line management responsibility.

Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree with a civil engineering bias; Chartered Member of a recognised engineering institution.  

- Experience of design or Design and Build projects and bid delivery in the water and/or wastewater engineering sector. International experience is beneficial but not essential.  

- A strong technical water sector background, including knowledge of relevant UK and international codes and standards.  

- Highly motivated, organised and with a strong desire to lead and contribute to technical excellence within project teams and the wider business.  

- Experience in a technical engineering lead role on projects  

- Experience of working with contractors to deliver the successful implementation of engineering solutions, in a Design and Build environment.  

- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work both collaboratively and independently within a multidisciplinary team including clients, contractors and colleagues alike.  

- Good understanding of digital initiatives and their application in the water industry.  

- Flexible approach to work type and locations for project assignments, including overseas working or visits, if required.

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