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Principal Infrastructure Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Adam Butler

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876016

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Our client is seeking to recruit a Principal Engineer to be based in Belfast to support the ongoing expansion of business opportunities within our private development sector in Northern Ireland and across the rest of the UK.
Successful candidate:
You will manage a portfolio of private development schemes across Northern Ireland which include some of largest residential and commercial schemes within the province. Working within a multi-disciplinary team, you will lead a team of engineers, technicians and other professionals and will be responsible for the delivery of schemes from inception, through planning and into construction.  
Your experience should demonstrate the successful design of projects meeting programme and budgets targets. Your communication skills and teamwork should be excellent, with the ability to present infrastructure designs to Clients and Stakeholders.
·Providing technical guidance on highway and drainage infrastructure projects.
·Solving engineering problems.
·Developing fee proposals and cost estimates.
·Checking and reviewing the work of others.
·Liaise with key clients and be capable of discussing design / technical solutions to stakeholders including technical and non-technical Clients.
·Liaising with Practice Managers to ensure that projects are sufficiently resourced.
·Delegating work to team members, programming deliverables and monitoring progress.
·Identify and respond to project commercial risks and opportunities.
·Support the business in work winning including representing the business at networking events, preparing bids and tenders and establish, maintain and develop relationships with existing and prospective internal and external clients.
Qualifications -
·Chartered or near Chartered Engineer.
·BEng or MEng in Civil Engineering.
Essential Criteria -
·Appropriate previous experience of working in this field.
·Ability to act on own initiative and operate in a proactive way.
·Ability to work collaboratively and integrate into multi-disciplinary teams or work independently.
·Stakeholder engagement.
·Experience of client interface in conjunction with other senior staff.
·Proven ability to advise clients on technical matters.
·Proven ability to coach and develop team members including planning, monitoring and control.
·A willingness to work flexibly to deliver projects to time and budget.
The Individual:
·Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
·A resourceful, articulate and clear communicator, with the ability to influence others.
·A hard working and flexible individual, who is a team player, is reliable, proactive and shows initiative whilst able to keep cool under pressure and when working to often demanding deadlines.
·Self-motivated and able to work both independently as well as within a larger multi-discipline team in leading and managing packages of work to completion.
·A high expectation of performance for themselves and other members of the team.
·A supportive and encouraging approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team.
·Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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