Principal Civil Engineer – Development Infrastructure - JPO/J20314

Principal Civil Engineer – Development Infrastructure

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Principal Civil Engineer – Development Infrastructure

We are working closely with an Engineering Consultancy who are currently seeing unprecedented demand for their services. Their workload has sustained healthily throughout the pandemic and now, as we near the end of 2020, they are experiencing one of the busiest periods in their history. They now require a Senior/Principal level Civil Design Engineer with expertise in development infrastructure to help support the team.

This is a company we have worked closely with over the past 5 years, helping them carefully build a well-balanced team and we are delighted to again be asked to lend our support. As testament to their ethos and approach, they have maintained a very high level of staff retention, with each team member we've placed providing glowing reports on their experience so far. So we are talking with a high degree confidence when we say that this company take a genuinely refreshing, forward thinking approach to the management and reward of their team.

As a business, they have supported homeworking for several years, with first-rate IT systems installed to facilitate a seamless blend between office and home working. This enabled them to easily handle the challenges thrown up by the pandemic.

They require a Senior Civil Design Engineer or an experienced Civil Engineering Technician to work on both high and low volume residential developments, flatted developments and some large scale master-planning. The main purpose of the role will be to prepare designs, specifications, plans, estimates and reports for projects as well as providing important mentorship to junior members of the team.

On offer is a highly competitive salary and eligibility for the company bonus scheme paid twice annually. In addition, they have sought to create a fun, engaging atmosphere with regular social events paid for by the business (which they look forward to reinstating post-pandemic!)

To apply you will be required to be:
• Educated to a minimum of HNC/HNC level in Civil Engineering
• Be experienced in the design of civil infrastructure for residential developments
• Have demonstrable experience in the use of either PDS & Winders of Civils 3D software for the design of roads & drainage

Once your CV has been received and if suitable for this position, our Managing Consultant, Jamie Porter will call to discuss the company and position in full detail.

Please note your CV will not be sent anywhere without your permission.

If the position is not suitable for you personally but you know someone who may be interested, then you might like to know that we offer a £200 referral fee for any successful referrals. Further details on how to refer someone can be found on our website

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.
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Jamie Porter
Managing Consultant

Jamie's been part of the Contract family since 2007 and in that time he's enjoyed working in a variety of sections. Initially joining the recruitment team as a Resourcer, he stepped up to become a Consultant looking after the public sector and design consultancy sections. Jamie established the Energy division and also recruited for Civil Engineering Contractors before taking over responsibility for permanent recruitment for Design Consultancies. Having covered such variety, he's able to offer wide-ranging support and advice to our customers while providing a more holistic view on industry trends. He takes genuine pride in the fact that we offer a service based on sound ethics and goes home at night knowing that he's made a positive contribution to our customers and the wider industry. Jamie was promoted to the post of Managing Consultant in 2019. Click on the search icon below to view Jamie's Jobs.


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