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Principal Civil Structural Engineer
Glasgow, UK
Key Requirements
Must be a chartered engineer preferably with MICE or MIStructE.

Job Description

Our client, a tunnelling specialist firm with in-depth experience in civil, structural and geotechnical engineering, requires a Principal Civil Structural Engineer for their Glasgow office. The ideal candidate will be client facing, comfortable with project management and team leadership and experienced in the design of heavy civil engineering structures such as bridges, large foundations, shafts and tunnels.

Key duties will include:

  • Leading a team of engineers and technicians
  • Detailed design and analysis of structures such as wind turbine foundations, bridges, shafts and tunnels including the preparation of work for CAD or geotechnical design as appropriate
  • 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
  • Co-ordination 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
  • Ideally have design and build experience
  • Be familiar with 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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