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Principal Civil Engineer (rail)
Derby, UK
Key Requirements
Must be a chartered engineer preferably with MICE or MIStructE.

Job Description

Due to an expanding workload, our client, a tunnelling specialist firm with in-depth experience in civil, structural and geotechnical engineering is currently recruiting for a chartered Principal Civil Engineer with a design and build background in rail structure who is also capable of running projects and good client liaison.

Key duties will include:

  • Leading a team of engineers and technicians
  • Detailed design and analysis of new and existing structures in brick, concrete and steel
  • Project management from feasibility to detailed design, including all technical, programme and cost monitoring
  • Control and monitoring of progress against programmes
  • Ensuring that design, assessments and checking of designs are in accordance with the current Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice
  • Approval of designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures
  • Preparation of risk assessments and full compliance with CDM
  • Coordination of work undertaken by external sub-contractors and design checkers
  • Client management
  • Mentoring junior engineers and developing their technical skills

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Must be a chartered engineer preferably with MICE or MIStructE
  • Must have design and build experience within the rail industry
  • Be familiar with UK standards and equivalent Eurocodes
  • Sound understanding of CDM Regulations, specifically the designers requirements
  • Sound understanding of the requirements regarding the risk assessment process
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing

The company is offering an attractive salary package to the right individual.

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