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Principal Civil Design Engineer

£55,000 to £65,000
Job Type
28 Dec 2022

Principal Civil Engineer
Fully Remote Role
55,000 to 65,000 + package

This is a permanent position within our Civil Engineering team (Remote working role).

Our team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for our clients.
This ethos has led to an expanding workload and the requirement for an experienced Civil
Engineer who will enjoy the challenges provided by our diverse range of clients and projects.

This position offers the successful applicant exciting opportunities to advance their career across
many facets of the profession, opportunities to learn whilst working alongside senior management
in a supporting role whilst assisting Graduate Engineers who are keen develop their skills and
attributes as they work towards a professional qualification.

The position offers an excellent opportunity for a Senior/Principal Civil Engineer seeking to develop
their career and business acumen and taking on new engineering challenges - right at the heart
of a growing, talented, friendly and collaborative team.

Key skills & experience

Minimum of 7 years' post-qualification experience in Civil Engineering design
BSc or BEng qualified and Chartered (or working towards Chartership)
Expertise in infrastructure, highways and drainage design to deliver multi-disciplinary projects
from concept, feasibility and planning through to detailed design and construction
Experience dealing with adoption agreements for roads and drainage
Expert in the use of relevant industry-standard design software packages
Experience of dealing with clients and other members of the professional team
An ability to communicate effectively, writing clear and concise emails, letters and reports
A good commercial awareness and experience of managing day to day project finances
and instructions
An ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
This team undertakes the following tasks
Site appraisals, feasibility studies
Pre-application planning advice, technical support for outline and detailed planning
applications and the approval of reserved matters, discharging planning conditions
Production of pre-planning reports, including Flood Risk Assessments, Foul Drainage & Utility
Preparation of detailed design information for construction

Remuneration and training

We offer a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of
salary) and professional membership fees.

The company contributes to regular social events and encourages involvement with our nominated charities.

This company has a friendly and supportive working environment, including flexible working hours and
working arrangements. We have a strong commitment to training ranging from 'on the job
training' in new software and design techniques to training programs for Chartered status and
external short courses. We encourage and are actively involved in the promotion of Engineering
as a career of choice through the work that we do with schools.

Principal Civil Engineer

The companies breadth of skills and experienced staff and long-standing client relationships creates an
excellent environment for new staff to undertake varied and rewarding tasks and to expand their
knowledge and skills while working alongside friendly and motivated colleagues.

The company is listed as an NCE100 company, as an excellent employer and in recognition of the
role that we play in driving the industry forward, embracing cultural change and delivering for
society in the UK and beyond.

Benefits Package

This company offers a market leading re-numeration and benefits package, sample below.

Competitive salary
Pension scheme
Private health care
Salary Sacrifice Scheme
Death in Service benefit
Initial 25 days holiday (3 held for the Christmas period)
Additional holiday can be accrued in accordance with the number of years services, up to a
total of 28 days
The option to bank, buy or sell holiday each year after one years' service
Long service awards including additional days off and cash award
Flexible working
Paid professional membership
Cycle to Work Scheme
Interest free loan for annual travel season ticket
Yearly flu vaccine
Eye tests paid and contribution towards glasses, if require for solely for VDU work
Regular CPD seminars held in house (with lunch provided)
Regular social events organised and funded by the company throughout the year
Free refreshments, including tea, coffee, juice and fresh fruit
Free on-site parking

This company has a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good morale
and a low staff turnover.

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  • Job Reference: 847998015-2
  • Date Posted: 28 December 2022
  • Recruiter: Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd
    Strata Construction Consulting UK Ltd
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent