Senior Civil Engineer - Water

Job Title: Senior Civil Engineer - Water
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, Cardiff
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 42028
Contact Name: Tom Bullen
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Senior Civil Engineer - Water



Reporting to the Principal Engineer you will take on a key role within the sector, providing leadership, technical advice and leading by example where appropriate, build and consolidate networks within the industry and promote and market all facets of our client's services during interfaces with clients and colleagues in other sectors/offices.

You will manage selected projects (or parts of projects) meeting budgetary, quality and timeframe targets and provide input into the sector strategy and business plans as required.

Job Role

  • Providing both leadership and technical advice to project team members
  • Coach and mentor junior staff for continuing development to achieve their full potential
  • Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
  • Reviewing and ensuring compliance in the components of the project for which responsible, including drawings, reports, specifications and studies
  • Delivering selected projects or components of projects, taking responsibility for resource allocation, design, managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients on projects
  • Liaising with the Project Director or Manager and the client to keep informed of all developments associated with the project
  • Maintaining a good understanding of the background of the client's business and industry to facilitate building effective and enduring relationships and consolidating both company and personal credibility in the industry
  • Providing direction to the project team, leading by example to achieve sector goals and championing a quality, innovative, client-focussed and entrepreneurial culture
  • Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and promoting a culture of awareness within the team

Attributes Required

  • A degree in Civil Engineering or you are a Chartered Engineer MICE OR MIStructE
  • Water industry design experience within the UK, including design of clean or waste water networks and/or clean and waste water treatment works
  • Knowledge of, and ideally experience of producing hydraulic calculations
  • Experience of working with and controlling designs from offshore design teams would be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of BIM protocols and working with 3d models is advantageous
  • Experience in managing commercial and contractual aspects of a project
  • Good motivation, influencing and people management skills with the ability to lead and mentor less experienced engineers and technicians