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Principal Civil Engineer (15)

Our client is recruiting Principal and Senior Civil Engineers to join their industry-respected and growing Flood Risk, Coastal & Maritime business, to work on the UK’s largest flood alleviation scheme - the River Thames Scheme
  • Location: South East | Redhill, Surrey
  • Salary: £55,000-£65,000

With offices across the UK our clients’ teams consult, deliver and manage Critical Human Infrastructure projects across the entire Water and Flood Risk Management sector.

The successful applicant will work on the UK’s largest flood alleviation scheme, the River Thames Scheme. The project includes the design of an 8km flood channel, water control structures, highway bridges, major service diversions and large earthworks.

Your Responsibilities

  • Coordination of design outputs across all technical disciplines
  • Delivery of the design stage outputs within the agreed timescale and budget
  • Ensuring that an adequate Technical, Safety and Environmental review is carried out for each project
  • Oversight of production of design documents which are cost effective, meet the requirements of the specification
  • Ensuring that company/Client standard designs and design practices are utilised wherever possible
  • Recording, monitoring and controlling design changes in order to maximise cost efficiency
  • Raising and resolving technical queries
  • Establishing working relationships with client and supply chain representatives to promote buildability and supply chain efficiency in design outputs
  • Contributing to ensuring a safe working environment for all staff
  • Maintaining a positive and solution-oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback
  • Taking all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality

Essential Requirements

You should possess and be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and knowledge:

  • Professional Qualification (CEng or C.WEM)
  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Water & Environmental Management or a related subject
  • Motivated to work on flood and coastal risk management and water projects – experience in at least one of these fields is required
  • Experience of working on projects at appraisal, outline design, detailed design and constructions stages
  • A high level of computer literacy

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience of flood and coastal risk management and water projects
  • Experience of producing flood risk assessments
  • Experience of undertaking structural inspections for bridges, floodwalls and gauging weirs



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.