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Principal Highway Engineer
My client is a leading client is a leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services both in the UK and internationally.
The team in Crawley have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Civil Engineer to lead a team of circa 7 engineers and technicians to deliver a broad range of mutli-disciplinary civil engineering design projects.
With a background in highway design or structural design, you will be a pivotal member of our Highways Design delivery team and act as a deputy to the Account Manager for our South East Hub.
As a highly experienced Civil Design Engineer you will lead the delivery of our current workload and secure future business in both the public and private sectors. This includes conducting Principal Bridge inspections and having sign off on all systems of work.
Based in Crawley, our SE Hub specialises in Highways, Drainage and Structures designs for local authority and private sector clients, which range from simple schemes to multi-million pound contracts. We directly support Kent County Council drainage team, analysing flooding issues and providing cost effective and innovative solutions, and from our satellite office in Aylesford, Kent, we work closely with Amey Highways to deliver schemes with a 'One Amey' ethos. Recent key projects include:
A28 Sturry Link Road, Canterbury, detail design £29.6m.
A28 Chart Road Improvement Scheme, Ashford, detail design £26.2m.
A206 St Clements Way Improvements, Dartford, detail design £6.9m.
Tunbridge Wells Public Realm Phase 2, detail design £1.5m.
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What are we looking for in a Principal Civil Engineer?
A degree in Civil Engineering
A chartered Engineer (CEng/IEng + MICE) / CIHT / IHE
Thorough / expert knowledge and understanding of the DMRB / Local Authority Standards
Evidence of leading/managing a variety of Highway Design Projects
Effective and proven team motivational skills
Good IT Skills with a sound knowledge of engineering software
Proven communication skills with the ability to build and develop relationships with a variety of stakeholders
Significant experience of the co-ordination of the design process and team management
Client focused approach to service delivery
Proven ability of managing projects and delivering on time and within budget
Commercial and financial awareness
Ability to adapt to changing priorities and workload
Ability to work under pressure and deliver a high-quality product
Broad knowledge and understanding of key design software (CAD/3d/MX/Open roads)
Thorough knowledge of CDM and health and safety requirements / implications of design
As a Principal Civil Engineer, we expect Health & Safety to be a key focus for you
Hold a driving license
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