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Senior/Principal Engineer

Salary £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Location Oxford, Oxfordshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00069020
Published about 1 month ago

Job Description

Senior Principal Engineer 50-60k + bonus + excellent travel package

Macildowie are working with an established Chartered Surveyor practice enjoying a period of continued success and service growth and are looking to expand the civil engineering team to aid that growth.
They are looking for a Senior Principal Engineer to join their Oxford office, working alongside the architecture, project management and planning teams offering a one stop shop to clients.
The Oxford office has successfully been open for two years and is going through substantial growth with civil engineering at the heart of this. If you are an civil engineer looking to join a practice where you can have a real say on how things are run and the type of clients they deal with, this is the role for you!

The Role
The right person must have enthusiasm and ambition to work with the service head to grow the team, and the services offered to clients. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team and lead the engineering input on an exciting and varied portfolio of infrastructure schemes. You will lead the assessment and design of highways, sewers, SuDS and flood risk management infrastructure, from feasibility through to the construction phase.
You will be experienced in leading the design of schemes and have experience of line-management and mentoring staff, you will have excellent knowledge of industry best practice, guidance and standards and be able to produce design work independently. You will be expected to contribute to the development of the service within the business.
Person Specification
The position is office-based with administrative support and the candidate will be required to manage client relationships, provide fee quotes, arrange appointments, and to manage their work to meet deadlines under their own initiative. Contributions and ideas to marketing the service to prospective clients is welcomed and encouraged
The person will hold a minimum of a HNC/HND or degree (or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, will have strong experience in the sector, have IEng or CEng and be a member of a relevant professional body. Demonstrating significant progress to achieving IEng or CEng may be accepted for the right candidate.
Expertise in the following core skills is desirable:
Feasibility assessments and reports
Outline and detail drainage designs (SuDS and foul water) for various types and scales of developments
Modelling of drainage networks using either Flow or MicroDrainage
Road and junction design, including detailed design for construction
Experience of S38, S278 agreements and technical approvals
Consultations with various authorities (e.g. Highways England, EA, local councils, utility companies)
Site walkovers/assessments
Interpretation of geo-technical reports for drainage designs
AutoCAD applications, Civil3D and/or Causeway PDS
Flood Risk Assessments
Good working knowledge of CDM 2015
A full driving licence is required

Performance related bonus
Professional memberships and relevant CPD events
We have an Employee Assistance Programme, including a health plan and annual flu jab vouchers
Option to join a Private Healthcare Scheme on a contributory basis
33 days holiday per annum inclusive of bank holidays plus your Birthday off
Workplace pension scheme operated through The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)

Client ready to interview ASAP for this one

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