Principal Civil Engineer

England, Suffolk
£35000 - £45000 per annum
27 Mar 2017
24 Apr 2017
Sam Jackson
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Principal Civil Engineer


Ref SJ101

Competitive Salary + Performance Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented, motivated and committed Principal Civil Engineer to join a successful and continually growing Civil Engineering company based in Ipswich. The successful candidate will be invited to join an expanding team and have the opportunity to work on a varying range of projects which includes flood defence, highway structures, temporary works, energy sector projects and property development. Our client is offering a competitive starting salary which includes an excellent benefits package and performance related bonuses, in addition to fantastic opportunities for career progression. The right candidate can also be offered a relocation package.

In order to be considered for this Principal Civil Engineer role you will;

  • Have gained a Degree accredited for CEng Status
  • Have gained a relevant professional qualification
  • Have substantial relevant experience of a similar role within a consultancy environment
  • Excellent standard of written and spoken English
  • Have experience of leading design teams in railway, highway and other Civil Engineering structures
  • Proven experience of team management and mentoring
  • Have experience of inspecting civil engineering structures
  • Knowledge and experience of approvals of statutory authorities in addition to health and safety.
  • Ability to ensure that all designs comply with health and safety regulations
  • Have a thorough understanding of engineering principles
  • A full valid UK driving license

Working as a Principal Civil Engineer you will;

  • Undertake an stimulating and varying range of work
  • Work on both new build projects and the repair of current structures
  • Provide management and mentoring to more junior employees
  • Become involved in a varying range of projects including highway structures, energy sector projects and flood defence schemes
  • Lead inspections of Civil Engineering structures on site
  • Design Civil Engineering structures to Eurocodes and British Standards

In order to discuss this PRINCIPAL CIVIL ENGINEER role and other similar roles within the Civil Engineering sector please call SAM on 01792 341104 or email your CV to

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