Principal Civil Engineer - Water

Job Title: Principal Civil Engineer - Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Scotland,
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00018844
Contact Name: Thomas Bullen
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Job Published: about 2 years ago

Principal Civil Engineer - Water

As one of the UK's leading environmental and engineering consultancies, my client are looking to add a Principal Civil Engineer to become a member of Civil and Structural Engineering team working out of the Edinburgh Office.

Job Role

  • Working as part of a team in analysis and design work on a variety of construction-based projects.
  • Office based work but occasionally involve Site Supervision duties.
  • Primarily working on Highway and Drainage Design but may involve taking on different roles within the team.
  • Providing guidance and direction to other Engineers and Technicians.


  • A First degree and/or MSc in a related discipline.
  • Chartered or near chartered status.
  • Good working knowledge of MX (or similar highway design software).
  • Good working knowledge of Micro Drainage, with some experience within the following sub-disciplines: flood risk assessments (including MIKEFLOOD software packages), sustainable urban drainage systems and surface water management schemes.
  • Good report writing skills and the ability to perform effectively within multi-disciplinary teams and possess the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • The ability to lead a small team, including being responsible for providing direction to other Engineers and Technicians.