Civil and Structural Principal Engineer

Location Hull
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Sky Jackson

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Published: 2 months ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Civil and Structural Principal Engineer on behalf of our client based in Hull. This is a full time permanent role.


This job description details responsibilities for the Civil and Structural Principal Engineer, reporting directly to the Civil and Structural Discipline Manager.

Primary purpose of role:

It is the responsibility of the Principal Engineer to support the delivery of defined engineering tasks for minor modifications and projects to the highest standards complying with legal obligations and client statement of requirements. In addition, the role involves supporting the development of proposals for new business opportunities, provision of consultancy services and deputy line management responsibilities of the team.

Major duties:

  • Be conversant / comply with UK Legislation, Company Rules, procedures and instructions, contributing to appropriate procedural and system updates

  • Provide technical expertise for the specification, design, procurement support, installation and commissioning of the engineering systems

  • Support Design Assurance for their discipline. Provide on-going technical support to projects and team

  • Produce, review and guide the associated documentation relating to the design, installation and operation of discipline specific systems

  • Deputise for the Discipline Manager in his / her absence, being the focal point for all disciple specific technical and managerial issues and decisions

  • Where required, perform the role of ‘Lead Engineer’ for appropriate projects in line with the scope of work and as-sold budgets

  • Make decisions involving technical issues, budget considerations, project schedules and safety with a minimum level of supervision

  • Support Business Winning incl. capability presentations, generation of early execution strategies and associated cost estimates

  • Delivery on time in full for responsible scope

  • Support resource management within their associated Discipline. Providing inputs to MPPs, recruitment and also conducting performance reviews for junior staff personnel

  • Assessing competence within their discipline

  • Support continuous improvement initiatives

  • Support roll out of engineering procedures, work instructions, standards and guidance documents

  • Carry out discipline audits ensuring full compliance with quality procedures within their discipline

  • To portray the position of Civil and Structural Principal Engineer in a positive and professional manner

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.