Principal Infrastructure Engineer

Intesect World Ltd
London (South)
From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
17 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A young and innovative engineering Practice currently working on a wide range of projects across all sectors both in the UK and abroad. To support the Practice’s continued growth and development we are looking to recruit a chartered civil engineer with 8 year’s post-graduate experience (or equivalent knowledge level) to join our team as a Principal Engineer. Working alongside the Head of Civils, the role requires an accomplished communicator with the ability to motivate and steer our team of junior civil engineers. The role will involve the preparation of preliminary and detailed design of civil engineering infrastructure; including roads and drainage in accordance with statutory requirements, national and international standards and codes of practice. The successful candidate will be responsible for project managing and producing fee proposals as well as the preparation of planning applications, compliance requirements, tender documents and procurement of specialist surveys; monitoring construction activities and interfacing with clients and the design team. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, works independently as well as part of a team, is enthusiastic, friendly and has the desire to develop with us as the Practice grows. Experience and qualifications • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering. • Applicants must have a minimum 8 years’ post-graduate experience working in a civil engineering or consultancy role. Candidates who do not have 8 years’ experience but can demonstrate the necessary skills may apply and will be considered. • Chartered Engineer. • Working on development infrastructure – foul & surface water drainage design, SUDS design, road specifications, flood risk assessments. • Familiarity with current safety and health (construction) legislation. • A working knowledge of relevant software, including Microsoft Project, Excel and Word, Micro Drainage and Autocad. • Knowledge of Revit, Vehicle Tracking, Civils3D and Cut & Fill Analysis would be an advantage. Key skills, characteristics and attributes • Ability to effectively communicate with clients, colleagues and build effective working relationships while taking ownership and responsibility for designated projects. • A proactive approach to solving problems with an ability to adapt to changing scenarios. • Excellent communication and report writing skills. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy. • Self-motivated, reliable and dedicated. • Enthusiastic, friendly and fun. This job was originally posted as