Principal Design Engineer

Principal Design Engineer
  • £55,000 - £65,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Warrington, Cheshire, England, UK Warrington Cheshire GBR WA3 6GA
Job Ref: BBBH128048
Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
Date Added: 09 May 2023

Description Our client is an engineering design consultancy specialising in temporary works design and construction sequences.

Known for carrying the UK's largest and most complex commissions through to completion, they are now looking for Design Engineers to join their Warrington engineering design team.

They have established an impressive portfolio of projects and a culture of ambition that drives forward their success. Working on buildings, bridges, geotechnical, marine work, refurbishments, railways, infrastructure and demolition.

As a Principal Design Engineer, you will lead and manage a broad range of temporary works design packages and projects. You will be responsible for managing all project resources, including the project finances, to ensure that our schemes are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality. You will lead a team of experienced engineers, and support junior engineers in their development, helping them to become the best engineers they can be.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a highly experienced design team and take on the challenge of delivering specialist design solutions for a wide range of infrastructure projects across the UK.


  • Review and audit the application of company procedures by design teams in your charge, take appropriate action to ensure best practice is maintained and oversights rectified.
  • Exercise oversight over numerous multidisciplinary design teams providing technical support and directly intervening as required. Review moderate complexity (Cat 0 and 1) design proposals for concept and practicability and approve final result.
  • Proficiency level competence in identified design disciplines and general broad experience including application of BIM to ensure value engineered best fit final designs.
  • Act as SCE and or Mentor for staff working towards chartered status. Carry out annual and periodical career assessment for junior members of staff.
  • Liaise with clients and 3rd party professionals including principal engineers, designers and subcontractors' senior management in a timely and professional manner.
  • Lead on work winning through bid management; oversight of estimates, scope definition, and quality and professionalism of responses to clients.

Essential Criteria

  • Chartered Engineer, Member of ICE or IStructE.
  • MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Demonstrated proficiency of the technical principles underlying Civil Engineering design and practice, particularly Temporary Works.
  • Experience of working on construction projects and application of construction techniques.
  • Proficient in the application of British and European codes for ultimate limit state and permissible stress design for broadly used materials and processes and good knowledge of others.
  • Broad experience in the use of civil engineering design software for structural and geotechnical design and finite element analysis and demonstrated mastery of specific packages commensurate with experience.
  • Profound knowledge of the application of UK Health and Safety legislation particularly CDM 2015.
  • Comprehensive experience of estimation for Civil Engineering design projects.

Car allowance, excellent pension and healthcare are just some of the fantastic benefits on offer. If you're looking for an opportunity to make the most of your skills and work on challenging infrastructure projects, this is the role for you.

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08/06/2023 08:18:22
GBP 55000.00 65000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
George Fisher

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