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Civil (Water) Principal Engineer - Potable Water

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Civil (Water) Principal Engineer - Potable Water

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  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40 - 50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Oliver Meleder

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 060

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Role: Civil Principal Engineer - Potable Water
Location: Epsom or London offices, flexible working is an option.
Duration: 12 months
Pay: Inside IR35 up to £50 per hour.
Are you looking for a long term contract role with a world leading Consultancy?
Do you have experience in Civil design in potable water?
If the answer to both questions above is a 'yes' then please read more about the position below and apply today .
Key Responsibilities:
The successful candidate would have the following responsibilities:
·Undertake, and technically lead teams undertaking, water designs including surface water, sustainable drainage systems, foul water, potable water and non-potable water design.
·Competently lead teams to deliver water schemes on large scale projects from concept design to for construction.
·Produce and review designs in accordance with relevant design standards and codes, and to high Quality levels.
·Prepare briefs, scopes of work and input into bid proposals.
·Successfully manage time and budgets to key project milestones and programmes.
·Participate in practice leadership and mentoring to others (this could include a role as a DE/SCE with the ICE).
·Work closely with teams in UK and overseas to deliver integrated design solutions.
·Adhere to quality assurance standards in design.
·Deliver projects to BIM Level 2 requirements.
Key Requirements (necessary):
·[Proficiency in designing surface water systems with an excellent knowledge of the CIRIA SuDS Manual (C753).
·Able to work independently to deliver work, as well as part of a team.
·Have sound problem solving skills, with a pragmatic and practical mind.
·Take accountability and responsibility for work carried out by the individual or the team.
·Work well with and form relationships with others, including the client team, other disciplines, and contractors at all levels (junior - senior) inside and outside the business.
·Be self-motivated to produce high quality deliverables.
·Flexible attitude to the type of work undertaken, level of responsibility given and work location.
·Have experience coordinating with other disciplines in multi-discipline projects.
·Produce designs in accordance with CDM regulations.
·Professionally Qualified (CEng, MICE, or equivalent qualifications or career experience).
·Experience working with and negotiating with key project stakeholders including regulatory, statutory and local bodies.
·Strong communication skills, independent working, presenting and influencing skills.
Key Requirements (desirable):
·Experience in external works design, including utilities, paved and unpaved surfaces, earthworks, access and accessibility, construction logistics and familiarity with current UK design standards and working practices.
·Experience of Civil 3D, AutoCAD, Navisworks, and other modelling software.
·Proficiency in designing surface and foul water networks in MicroDrainage, in accordance with local and national guidance.
·An appreciation of InfoWater and InfoWorks to design gravity networks and potable water networks.
·Robust understanding of contracts (principally NEC forms) and their administration.
·Have experience mentoring junior staff (i.e. DE/SCE with the ICE).
·Digital skills desired but not essential - appetite to learn is key.
·Robust experience in change management and QA processes
Software Competencies
·MS Office (including MS Excel - Visual Basic Script desirable) - proficiency
·MicroDrainage or InfoWater or InfoWorks - proficiency
·Autodesk products (AutoCAD, Civil 3d) - introductory level skills
·NavisWorks - introductory level skills
·GIS (desirable)
Information Management platforms (Projectwise, Aconex, etc