Senior/Principal Engineer – Catchment Management & Flood Resilience – Swansea

Senior/Principal Engineer – Catchment Management & Flood Resilience
As a 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 our clients.   You will have experience of producing buildable designs that fully consider safety and the environment.   
Using your technical and delivery skills, you will be responsible for project governance and technical accountability at appraisal, concept, detailed design and construction stages.  You will also lead input into bid and tender preparation.  Your duties will include the production of multi-discipline design packages to budget and programme, and in accordance with quality assurance systems.
You must be willing to participate in the Practice and foster collaboration with colleagues. You would also demonstrate a commitment to and participation in the industry. The role will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience and problem-solving skills whilst providing good opportunities for career development.
Honours Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
Professionally qualified with membership of the ICE 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.
Our client recognises that your experience might not fit these criteria exactly, but if you have a desire to learn, grow and develop, we are still keen to hear from you. In this role you will have the opportunity to: constantly learn new skills, solve problems, work as part of a team and make a positive difference.
Additional Information:
This role may require security clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.

  • Reference: HQ00004042
  • Location: Swansea
  • Salary:
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Category: » Civil engineering
  • Posted Date:2/11/2023

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