senior/principal engineer in east grinstead

08 September 2017
niamh finnegan, randstad cpe
job type
£ 35,000 - £ 45,000 per year
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east grinstead, south east
sub specialism
job type
£ 35,000 - £ 45,000 per year
reference number
niamh finnegan, randstad cpe
apply now

job description

Are you a Senior Engineer looking to progress to Principal Engineer? Have experience within the Water and Environment sector? Then keep reading!

An exciting opportunity has just arrived within a top consultancy in the UK. Following the success of the Water and Environment team, they are expanding their teams across all levels to support the delivery of a variety of projects in the River and Coastal sectors.

Working on high profile projects in the UK, this is an excellent opportunity to become part of a team and culture who are consistently expanding and growing in the engineering and environmental services.

We are seeking an experienced Civil Engineer to provide technical expertise and leading technical delivery on a wide variety of projects including asset management and management plans, design of civil engineering works and site supervision.


* A robust understanding of civil engineering principles and their practical application with particular knowledge in the water environment
* Client Relationship and Business development skills
* Experience of the preparation and supervision of outline and detailed designs, including calculations drawings and specifications
* Quality management experience in delivery of technical work
* Knowledge and experience in the application of CDM regs
* Excellent written and verbal communication
* Experience in the following; Hydraulic analysis, including weirs and gates discharge capacity; hydraulic jump; scour protection etc.
* Design of flood defences; such as retaining walls; earth embankments; soft engineering solutions; flood gates etc.
* Finite element modelling using structural analysis packages such as LUSAS or SAP
* Planning and undertaking asset inspections, including the preparation of safe systems of work
* Site supervision, including CITB SMSTS qualification
* BEng/MEng in a related Engineering field with significant experience in civil, structural or hydraulic engineering.
* You will be chartered with the relevant institution (ICE/IStructE) or be able to demonstrate working towards chartership.
* Experience of working directly for the Environment Agency would be an advantage.
* You will be required to drive on behalf of the company to visit clients/sites etc. and therefore a valid UK driving licence is essential.


* Excellent training and development opportunities
* Generous basic salary
* Pension scheme
* Child care vouchers
* Life assurance

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.