Principal Civil Engineer

We are looking for an experienced Principal Civil Engineer to provide design expertise and support on a varied range of schemes from small highway improvements to large residential and commercial developments within one of the UK’s leading independent consultancies at their Bristol office.

What’s on offer

  • An attractive and modern working environment with good accessibility by all modes of transport
  • The opportunity to progress quickly within the firm
  • A wide range of challenging projects
  • Ongoing support, training and mentoring from senior professionals within the business with a real commitment from senior management towards personal and professional development
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Option to participate in the Company Share Ownership scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Techscheme
  • Payment of professional subscription
  • Membership of our group pension scheme
  • Life Assurance

What you need to succeed

  • Our ideal candidate will have a degree in Civil Engineering (or an equivalent qualification) and relevant post graduate experience in a similar role within a consultancy environment, with good knowledge of both highway and drainage design.
  • They will have experience in the design of both major and minor commercial and residential developments from appraisal stage, through to planning and detailed design of infrastructure, external works, and drainage.
  • Knowledge and experience of highway design standards – Local Highway Authority, Manual for Streets, LTN1/20 and DMRB.
  • Knowledge and experience of drainage design standards – Sewers for Adoption, Sewerage Sector Guidance, Code of Adoption Agreement and The SuDS Manual (CIRIA C753)
  • Good understanding and use of software packages including AutoCAD, Civils 3D, Site3D and Micro Drainage.
  • Good knowledge of standard engineering practices and a demonstrable understanding of Health and Safety including CDM
  • Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to maintain good records

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Summary information

  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £52,000 – £59,000
  • Published: June 4, 2024