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Conrad Consulting Ltd.
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£60000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

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£60,000 - £65,000 per annum + plus benefits (Permanent)


An opportunity has arisen for a Principal Infrastructure Engineer to join our successful firm of

Consulting Engineers at Associate Director level to assist in dealing with an increase in workload and the further development and expansion of the team. Fastrack progression to Director level, including company shareholding is available for the right candidate. This role predominantly covers the north of England, centered on Leeds, but will occasionally involve travel to other client sites across the UK.

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic candidate to manage an existing team of Engineers and Technicians and work on the design of various infrastructure projects.

The typical work of the candidate is likely to include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Managing the team of around eight to ten Engineers/Technicians to achieve successful delivery of projects and reports.
  • Quality control reviewing of design work and technical reports produced by the
  • Mentoring, developing, and occasionally assisting in the recruitment of staff within your
  • Designing, specifying, and preparing fee quotes for
  • Being the lead decision maker for the
  • Collaborating with the company's Geotechnical and Structures
  • Preparing invoices for the team's projects and adjusting fee pricing and staff activities to ensure profitability of the projects.
  • Preparingand reviewing health and safety
  • Often being the lead client
  • Maintaininga general oversight of several projects per team

The post is within the civil engineering team where, in addition to the above, you will be responsible for the design of highway and drainage schemes for commercial, industrial, and residential developments. Experience in road (Section 38 & 278) and drainage (Section 104) design is essential and you should be competent in the use of relevant design software packages such as Micro drainage, PDS and AutoCAD. In addition, the candidate will have experience in designing sites from inception to completion, including the preparation of drainage appraisals and incorporating SUDS in accordance with the Local/Water Authority requirements.

Duties will include project and team management in addition to liaising and negotiating with Clients and approving bodies. The candidate should be capable and confident in leading projects and meetings.

The candidate should possess a relevant qualification in Civil Engineering, preferably to degree standard. They should be eligible to live and work in the UK and will ideally have at least 10 years previous UK based consultancy experience within this field of work.

The suitable candidate must be motivated and enthusiastic and will possess:­

  • Capability to work independently or with the design
  • Ability to delegate work to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced
  • Knowledgeand understanding of current technical standards.
  • Financial management skills in assessing potential projects and preparing fee

  • Excellent time management
  • Good communication skills, both written and
  • Previous experience in dealing with clients and attending design team
  • Ability to develop and maintain client
  • Hold a full UK Driving

For more information on this fantastic opportunity then speak to Andrew Sparks at Conrad Consulting email Or call 02038542961


Conrad Consulting are a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel at all levels to civil and structural organisations throughout the nation on both a permanent and contract basis.

Call us on
0203 159 5387

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