PRINCIPAL ENGINEER (CIVIL/ STRUCTURAL)

Salary Description:
Competitive Salary
Sector:
Construction & Development Jobs
Function:
Engineering
Location:
East Midlands
Area:
Derbyshire
Location Description:
Derby
Posted:
19th May 2021
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
COWI
Job Ref:
36517

PRINCIPAL ENGINEER (CIVIL/STRUCTURAL) (36517)
Application deadline: 06 June 2021 - United Kingdom - Location: Derby - Infrastructure

Are you interested in joining one of the leading consulting companies? Creating value for customers, people and societies world-wide? Can you add to our success, while also developing your career and reputation? Then join us in designing the future!

JOIN COWI INTERNATIONAL'S TEAM IN THE UK
With over 93 offices worldwide, COWI is a leading international consulting group. As a member of the UK team, you'll join our skilled experts and support projects across the transportation and energy sectors, including railways, highways, bridges, hydro and tunnels.
Living up to our values is a priority in the way we work. We collaborate with our customers, partners and colleagues to create better solutions while delivering on our promises project by project. We are curious and courageous as we pursue new knowledge and insights. Most importantly, we care about our planet, our customers and our colleagues as we collaborate to shape tomorrow’s societies.

DESIGN THE FUTURE WITH A GLOBAL TEAM OF EXPERTS
We are looking for a Principal Engineer to join our team in Derby, giving you the opportunity to co-create with our experts on some of the most prestigious infrastructure programmes in the UK. Working alongside the sector’s foremost engineers, you'll have the opportunity to develop your career on technically challenging projects with the support of colleagues and on-going professional development activity. You'll be working on Civil and Structural programmes which includes heavy civils, micro-tunnelling and below ground structures and therefore would be expected to have previous experience in these disciplines.
On a day-to-day basis, you'll be responsible for:

The management of a team of engineers and technicians, including mentoring less experienced engineers and developing their technical skills
Building and developing a team of engineers, assisting their progression to Chartered status
Managing and coordinating projects from feasibility to detailed design, including site supervision where required
Overseeing the development of conceptual designs
Development of project controls and monitoring of progress against programmes
Ensuring that design, assessments and checking of designs are in accordance with the current Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice
Managing the coordination of work undertaken by external sub-contractors and design checkers
Maximizing business development opportunities where possible and preparation of bids and tenders when required.
YOUR SKILLS. OUR TEAM. TOGETHER, WE DESIGN THE FUTURE
To succeed in this position, we believe that you'll be an open and honest person who is eager to collaborate with others while keeping our clients engaged. You'll pursue new insights and constantly explore new ways to improve, while caring for and respecting our clients, your colleagues and the planet we live on.
Furthermore, you'll be:

Chartered civil or structural engineer (MICE, MIStructE or equivalent)
Have significant experience in a design environment working on tunnels, heavy civil, or other complex buried structures in the UK or internationally
Have significant experience leading project teams and managing the delivery of projects, either as client's or contractor's designer, ideally both
Have experience in leading a small team, with the ability to support, mentor and develop less experienced engineers
Have the inter-personal skills and aptitude to work collaboratively in a diverse multi-disciplinary team
Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Be a technically strong engineer, able to demonstrate a deep understanding and passion for structural engineering and a personal commitment to technical excellence
Ideally, have experience of designing and delivering no-dig schemes associated with Network Rail and Highways assets (UTX, URX) and/or experience in working with utilities providers and water authorities.
DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?
Please email our Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, Ciaran Gilfedder on cigi@COWI.com

HOW TO APPLY
Click on the link below and tell us why you are the right person for this role. We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible since the recruitment process is ongoing. The application deadline is stated at the top of the page.

EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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