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Principal Civil Engineer

Principal Civil Engineer

Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk
Position – Principal Civil Engineer
Type – Contract
Rate – Circa £50.00 per hour Umbrella Company or PAYE equivalent
Location – Faslane, Clyde, Scotland
Hours – Typically 37.5 hours per week
Determination – Inside IR35
Security – UK SC Security Clearance
Start Date – ASAP ?
Duration – 12 Months ++
Description:


Job Purpose
The Principal Engineer provides leadership in the delivery of engineering and technical activities
through the application of process, domain knowledge and experience.
Key Responsibilities
This is the level for an experienced engineer working as a subject matter expert in a specialist
subject area (e.g. an engineering sub function). Understands concepts and principles, shapes,
designs, developments and determines a solution to functional issues personally undertakes the
most complex work within the subject area. Extends their business knowledge base in the subject
area. Provides help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their
effective working, and their development, provides coaching and assistance to others.

The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with
all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards.

1. Ensure effective management of multi discipline teams to ensure timely & efficient
delivery of engineering work to meet customer agreed scope
2. Supervise engineers/technical specialists
3. Promote effective co-operation across Engineering and other functional teams
4. Ensure effective management of the customer, including liaison and relationship
development with existing and new customers, to aid the development of business,
resolution of technical and delivery issues, and such that the customer is fully briefed and
informed of progress
5. Ensure technical management of the engineering output to ensure delivery of technical
solutions in line with agreed technical scope
6. Produce, review, verify and approve outputs including: calculations, analyses, technical
reports, technical specifications and method statements
7. Ensure that adequate review, verification and approval is undertaken on all their
deliverables and for those under their direct control and supervision

ROLE PROFILE

8. Ensure that procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to
engineering and technical activities
9. Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of
responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering co-operate with respect to
company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and
behaviours
10. Manage resource demands and development of capability skills to match needs of
assigned work scopes
11. Ensure project and technical audits and review are planned & executed in order to impart
learning and experience as appropriate and in line with agreed standards
12. Maintain knowledge of Industry best practice, promote a culture of engineering best
practice, provide leadership and assist in driving cultural development and change
13. Contribute to learning from experience (LfE). requirement, during and post project
14. Support business development opportunities.
15. Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety
legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures and delegations (e.g. Health
& Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews and Finance etc.)
Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of
responsibility and ensure all team members across engineering co-operate with respect to
company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and
behaviours
16. Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender
requirements, including estimates
17. Leading Self: Is a role model, demonstrating Cavendish principles, promoting health,
safety and wellbeing, respect and inclusion
18. Leading Others: Owns the performance and development of their team members,
including effective and ongoing communication and feedback
19. Leading Resources: Responsible for effective planning and organisation of resources to
deliver on customer promises

Experience/Qualifications/Skills
Essential:

? Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline,
with significant demonstrable experience
? Chartered Engineer status
? Demonstrable experience in managing teams to deliver analysis activities on a range
of project types
? Demonstrable experience in covering a variety of tasks across a range of
complexities
? Excellent communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines

Desirable:
? Member of relevant institute or significant demonstrable engineering experience and
capable of registration with the Engineering Council
? Experience in managing engineering scope for Projects from concept design to full
Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
? Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects

ROLE PROFILE

Minimum level of Qualifications to be verified
(*N.B. only qualifications essential to the requirements of the role need to be checked)
Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in relevant engineering discipline, with
significant demonstrable experience

Behaviours
Refer to Group Capability Framework: Team Members OR (if role requires line management
responsibilities) First Line Leader/Professional Specialist


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2022-01-04
2022-01-04
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Author
Ray Tully

Account Delivery Team Leader