Principal Engineer

  • Job Reference: 211400
  • Date Posted: 25 March 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
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  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Title: Principal Engineer
Location: Bristol
Business Area: Kier Professional Services
Job Grade: M1

Kier Professional Services (KPS) are an exclusive in-house resource, providing readily available expert advice to support understanding and resolution of technical project issues in temporary and permanent works. KPS are able to quickly mobilise resources to support project delivery and consistently deliver a dependable design service for buildability and safety.

Kier Professional Services (KPS) are currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer to deliver a broad range of complex Civil and Structural design services in both temporary and permanent works.

Key Responsibilities

In this exciting Principal Engineer role, you'll lead on a broad range of Civil and Structural services. These will include Permanent Works designs for buildings, highways and infrastructure. You'll also produce BIM models to support tender schemes and provide design management advice to support bid winning and project delivery acting as a Lead Designer. You'll lead the development of Group wide technical standards and design processes, identify risks and solutions to facilitate scoping, pricing, designing and construction and provide delivery of bespoke training courses to site-based and construction personnel.

What are we looking for?

Ideally, you'll be a Chartered Professional (CEng) or aiming to achieve chartership in the short-term and/or have strong demonstrable experience within this discipline. You'll have undertaken a wide range of Civil and Structural design in both temporary and permanent works. A strong highways or drainage background would be desirable.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

If you have a project delivery approach and can lead by example then we want to hear from you!

Closing Date: Friday 30th April 2021