Senior/Principal Engineer - Catchment Management & Flood Resilience

Water & Utilities
  • UK, Wales, West Glamorgan, Swansea
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This is an opportunity to join a well established consultancy, they are currently looking for a Principal Engineer to join the Design and Advanced Technology (D&AT) Practice, to work on projects based principally in their Swansea office but with opportunities to work at their locations elsewhere in the UK and...

Quote ref: 1061/83785

Job description

This is an opportunity to join a well established consultancy, they are currently looking for a Principal Engineer to join the Design and Advanced Technology (D&AT) Practice, to work on projects based principally in their Swansea office but with opportunities to work at their locations elsewhere in the UK and overseas.  

 

Job Description:  

 

As a Principal Civil Engineer you will be part of a team delivering flood risk alleviation projects involving: coastal, river and surface water flood protection. The right person for this job will be a good communicator, technically proficient and be able to demonstrate a track record in project delivery through all stages of the project from initial feasibility to delivery of schemes with contractors on site. You will be comfortable in leading a team and presenting practical technical solutions to their clients. You will have experience of producing buildable designs that fully consider safety and the environment.  

Requirements

- Honours Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.  

- Professionally qualified with membership of the ICEk or CIWEM.  

 

Essential Criteria  

 

- Ability to work within a team environment with a dedicated approach to meeting project deadlines.  

- Enthusiasm and self-motivation to drive for continuous improvement and innovation.  

- A proactive and collaborative team leader, who can work closely with colleagues and fit seamlessly into a delivery team.  

- Experience of mentoring assistant and graduate engineering colleagues  

- Sound interpersonal skills and ability to converse with a wide range of colleagues across a number of engineering disciplines.  

- Experience of working with key clients such as Local Authorities, Government agencies, and/or major Contractors.  

- Proficiency in relevant design standards  

- Ability to prepare reports and collate specifications – for projects and tenders.  

- Assisting to generate repeat business and develop new business opportunities.  

- Assist with responding to queries and liaising with Clients and other relevant stakeholders.  

- Have experience of programme delivery, resource allocation, and budgets.  

- Computer literate and fully conversant with MS Office suite and familiarity with relevant engineering analysis software packages.  

 

Desirable Criteria  

 

- Site experience in delivery and oversight and working with contractors  

- Have contractual and commercial awareness e.g. NEC3/4 contracts.  

- Experience and familiarity of consenting requirements for the water related schemes  

- Production of business cases to support FCERM schemes  

- Interest in developing skills in digital engineering.  

- Familiarity working in a BIM and digitally progressive environment

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