Principal Design Engineer (Tunnels & Temporary Works) £55k - £65k Plus Benefits LeedsOur client is the leading UK based Civil Engineering & Tunnelling sub-contractor, growing significantly in the last 37 years into an international business. They have an award-winning reputation, industry leading safety culture and have had the privilege to be a part of some of the most critical infrastructure projects taking place today.They are looking for a competent Engineer, with a proven track record of leading a team in a similar position of Principal Engineer, in a dynamic and fast paced environment.Typical applications include: Shaft Design, including buoyant stability, jacking collars, reinforced concrete bases, tremie plugs, cover slabs opening support structures, and all the ancillary associated temporary works structures, Tunnel Designs for Timber headings, Microtunnelling/pipejacking,Thrust walls, head walls, launch frames pipeline proof loads. Concrete formwork, Crane platforms, Ground settlement analysis, from tunnelling and excavations. Responsibilities: Lead, manage, develop and mentor the team of engineers and technicians and assist with professional development,Manage the deliverables of the team to tight programme deadlines and appropriate standards,Apply Temporary works design principles in accordance with relevant standards,Apply permanent works design standards, producing design solutions in both timber, steel, reinforced concrete and of propriety structural systems,Contribute to business development activity and aid tender bids when required.Skills & Experience: Strong team leadership capabilities, supporting, mentoring and developing junior engineers, High level of technical skill and competence in structural design skills, Minimum of 10 years' experience in designing underground structures and tunnelling temporary works,MSc in Civil and Structural Engineering,Chartered or working towards chartered,Strong report writing skills with excellent written English language and grammar. They are renowned for their impressive work on large scale tunnelling projects. They have equal reputation in the residential development market for low to high rise concrete frame structures. If this sounds like the role for you, please contact Jamie Creed.