Principal Engineer

Job Title: Principal Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH23394_1491985875
Contact Name: James Pearson
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago


Allen & York are please to be working with a global consultancy who are looking for a Principal Civil Engineer experienced in the development of outline and detailed design solutions for flood risk management.

The successful person will be part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Projects will include; Environment Agency, Local Authorities and some private sector clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Appraisal of flood risk costs and benefits
  • Carrying out and coordinating detailed design of flood risk management solutions
  • Technical and business case reporting
  • Liaising with clients, architects and other design team members
  • Assisting with project management and multi-disciplinary design coordination



  • Civil Engineering degree and MICE status
  • Experience in the development of outline and detailed design solutions for flood risk management
  • Experience of Safety in Design and Designers responsibilities under CDM
  • Experience in the design and appraisal of riverine structural and non-structural measures
  • Experience of urban, surface water flood risk mitigation appraisal and design
  • Proven ability to coordinate multi-disciplinary teams in the development of design solutions
  • Contract and specification preparation
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with clients and other design team members


  • Construction related experience either as a supervisor or through visiting design office support role.
  • Preparation of Project Appraisal Reports to Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) guidance processes