Principal Engineer- City Docks

Posted 29 August 2023
Salary £40 - 50 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJason Kohle MIRP CertRP

Job description

Principal Engineer- City Docks
Looking for a Principal Engineer to oversee the engineering staff and contractors within Bristol Docks.
The Principal Engineer ill provide an efficient, safe & effective Head of 'Engineering' function within the City Docks to ensure that the infrastructure of the City Docks is correctly maintained.
To Provide professional & practical expertise and strategic direction to all engineering & dredging matters within the city Docks and the engineering team.
To provide systems & advice for Health & Safety regulations & EMAS/ ISO14001 considerations within the City Docks.
The main duties of the role
·Undertake the duties of Principal Engineer to ensure the effective functioning of all the City Docks machinery, equipment & infrastructure ensuring, as Harbour Authority, the City Council's legal obligations are met in respect of all Harbour Acts & Orders & Byelaws.
·Be accountable for, control & define tasks duties & work programmes for staff & contractors under your control to ensure point 1 is achieved - including oversight of and managing maintenance and capital works on docks hydraulic, electrical and mechanical operational assets.
·Undertake Health & Safety responsibilities for the City Docks Team by researching & applying current legislative requirements on risk assessments, COSHH assessments, safe working practices, systems of work, safety training & record keeping.
·Ensure that the 'Engineering' element of the City Docks budget is kept within the limits defined & set in agreement with the Harbour Master through effective budget management and forecasting.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on 02393 876006. 
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation. 
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason at Carrington West on 02393 876006 for more information.  
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