Principal Civil Engineer - SMI/J16675

Principal Civil Engineer

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Principal Civil Engineer

We are recruiting on behalf of a large national Engineering Consultancy are a multi-disciplinary practice offering a diverse range of services to their clients across the UK. The client is looking an experience Civil Design Engineer to not only be involved in hands on design but also lead and develop a junior team on Engineers.

Within the Glasgow office, they have a team of Civil and Structural design team who work largely on the Scotland Excel Framework as well as other public sector hub contracts throughout Britain. Projects will consist of a diverse range of civil works including highways/carriageways, bridges, flood alleviation and drainage schemes.

About the role?

They have a busy team of Graduates Engineers, Trainee/Apprentices and Technicians but require a Principal Engineer with good leadership skills to help guide and mentor the group. The role will be hands on, actively participating in the design of schemes whilst reviewing the work of the Graduate Engineers. You will also be involved in managing client relationships and cost management of projects, allowing you to further develop your commercial acumen and take your career to the next level.

What do you need to apply for this position?

Fundamentally, this opportunity is about offering leadership and guidance to the team. You will be relied upon to offer not just technical guidance to junior staff but also help foster a positive, inclusive working environment. An ability to relate to others and be a motivating presence within the team will be key.

You will also:

• Be a degree qualified Civil Engineer with proven experience in a design consultancy environment
• Have Chartered status
• Experience in roads and drainage design is essential

What about the environment you could be working in?

This client is based in the city centre of Glasgow, with spacious, modern offices set up to promote collaborative working across disciplines. This employer also continues to strive towards creating an excellent working environment where they offer flexible working as well as host staff nights out!

What's the next step?

To apply for this position, please submit your CV to Savanna Mitchell.

Once received and if suitable for this position, I will give you a call to discuss your experience, current situation as well as what it is you are looking for in a move going forward. I will also discuss the company in full detail and your CV will not be sent to the client without your permission. Having this in depth conversation ensures that I can help you as best as I can in your next career move.

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Savanna Mitchell
Recruitment Consultant

Having moved to Scotland from South Africa, Savanna currently works as a Consultant within the Civil and Structural Engineering Sectors. Having moved countries and jobs herself, she is fully aware of the impact that a change in job can affect not only your career path but also your work-life balance. Her passion for understanding and making a difference in the lives of our candidates is what drives her every day.


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