Principal Water/Utilities Design Engineer

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Randstad CPE
England, West Sussex, East Grinstead
£38000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
29 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
William Herman
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Utilities/Water Principal Design Engineer needed by a multi-disciplinary consultancy for their office in East Grinstead. There is also the potential for the successful candidate to be based in London. Whilst the position advertised is for a principal engineering role, there is scope for promotion to an associate level within the next 2-3 years subject to performance and availability.

The company will consider applicants from Mechanical, Electrical, Civil or Chemical Engineering backgrounds providing they have experience within the utilities sector, preferably water/waste water.

The company are looking for a candidate who is keen to join a dynamic and flexible team to deliver a variety of projects from water, tunnelling and rail. The work is predominantly water-related including non-infrastructure and infrastructure related schemes. This includes wastewater treatment and associated pumping as well as water supply, treatment, and transfer systems. There is, however, a degree of building services work including HVAC, potable water systems, and fire suppression related projects that will also require input from time to time.

The successful applicant will join the water and M& E team working for the Director of the Water and M&E Division within a developed small team environment involved in a wide-ranging role which could include (project dependent) project management, design, design management, bid preparation, specification and tender preparation, site asset surveys and energy efficiency strategies.

Essential Experience/Skills:

  • BEng or MEng in Engineering and has achieved Chartered status with their respected institution.
  • Project management experience is key with knowledge and experience managing NEC 3 contracts
  • Programme management and the software used (i.e. MS Projects)
  • Client facing experience
  • Ability to manage multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Technical acumen required within the water/waste water sector.

The candidate would be responsible for managing a multi-disciplinary team as well as taking project and design management roles where applicable, therefore it is important that they have technical knowledge and experience within the utilities sector. The candidate could also be responsible for the development and governance of the junior engineers, dependant on their discipline. This includes developing their technical knowledge as well as their personal competencies which go towards them achieving Chartered Status.

In addition to a competitive salary, the company offer 25 days annual leave, car allowance, professional subscriptions paid for, Cycle to Work Scheme, discounted retail vouchers, various private insurance schemes available.

If suitable, please send me your CV in Word format.

Will Herman


Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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