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Principal Civil Engineer - Coastal Engineering

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    Building & Construction

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Webb

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Principal Civil Engineer
£50,000 - £60,000

The Role
  • To provide technical support as required.
  • Preparation of designs for maritime and associated structures, from initial concepts through to detailed designs
  • Production of design calculations, checking and reviewing of calculations produced by others
  • Producing sketch drawings and details for CAD drawing by others checking and reviewing of these prior to issue
  • Preparation of specifications, Bills of Quantities and assistance with contract documents for construction projects

General Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct more junior staff
  • Coach junior staff in technical matters
  • Undertake project work as required
  • Manage projects as required
  • Carrying out inspections and surveys, preparation of reports, structural analyses and reporting
  • Providing sound engineering judgement and advice
  • Providing guidance and mentoring to more junior staff
  • Commercial and technical management of projects within the office, ensuring that projects show a profitable result
  • Client presentations


  • You will be a strong team player with excellent verbal and written communication
  • You will possess a robust technical ability in analysis and design and a
    desire to develop this aspect in your career.
  • You must be prepared to travel within the UK and overseas and have a keen interest in maritime engineering.


  • BSc/BEng in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
  • CEng, MICE or working towards Chartered status
  • Good communicator (written and verbal)
  • Professional experience in planning and design of maritime works/heavy civils
  • Experience in reinforced concrete and steel work design and finite element analysis
  • Proven technical track record and ability;
  • Good team player to contribute to dynamic group;
  • Good communicator (written and verbal)
  • Commercially aware
  • Track record in digital ways of working
  • Understanding of BIM approach to projects