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Principal Civil Engineer - Highways


Amey PLC
Location: Cardiff
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Civil Engineering Jobs
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About us

Do you enjoy solving real-life problems and creating a positive impact on society? Do you want to work flexibly in a way that empowers you?

With Amey Consulting, you’ll work with high profile infrastructure organisations, giving you the unique opportunity to bring ground-breaking work to life. Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people’s lives. You’ll work in a growing team that is inclusive, open-minded and where your professional development can thrive.

It’s where you feel valued and alive.

Fresh Challenge, new opportunity

Amey Consulting’s Highways teams impact the journeys of millions across the UK, by working in partnership with a range of clients and providing consultancy design services for Strategic and Local Highway networks.

As a multi-disciplined consultant, we have a diverse portfolio of confirmed works and are currently working on several high-profile schemes in Wales including the £1.9billion, 25 years, Wales & Borders rail network, and South Wales Metro projects. Mumbles Coastal Protection Scheme in Swansea, WelTag Assessments, and Active Travel Schemes.

We are passionate about the highways projects that we design and take pride in seeing our towns and cities thrive by improving connectivity, journey times and quality of life.

The role

Due to the increased workload, we are seeking to recruit a Principal Civil Engineer. The successful candidate will undertake and oversee the production of Civil Highways design, leading a dedicated Highways design engineering team.

Being an experienced Principal Civil Engineer at Amey Consulting, you’ll have the chance to focus on the parts of your role you most enjoy. Whether it’s further training to broaden your skills, working more closely with your clients to build relationships, or having the opportunity to develop leadership capabilities, our environment is one of collaboration and support where the direction of your career is led by you.

Key accountabilities

In a typical week you will:

* Develop effective concept design solutions that are consistent with the project brief

* Undertake a wide range of design work on all aspects of the functions design and maintenance

* Implement effective, value for money and innovative design solutions to meet technical and project requirements

* Progress projects through preliminary and detailed design with emphasis on client requirements and innovation

* Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations

* Supervise, mentor and develop team members from senior engineers, through to graduate engineers and technicians

* Assist with contract preparation together with project planning and programming

* Project administration reporting to the Project Manager including monitoring programme delivery, resources and budgets Inspection work, feasibility studies, cost estimating for works and fees

* Support the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts.

* Inspection work, feasibility studies, cost estimating for works and fees

* Effective management and response of project-related correspondence

* Undertake site supervision duties of contractors and when required

* Checks to ensure compliance with the Integrated Management System and assist in the development

* Prepare and check feasibility studies, appraisal/assessment reports and other written documents

* Development of engineering solutions and presents engineering options

* Complete performance appraisals with direct reports and provide learning and development opportunities where possible

Skills & experience

In return:

Our rewards make us better people here at Amey Consulting. If you’re happy, you’ll think better. It’s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that’s why we’ve worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;

* Competitive salary

* Exceptional development and progression plan

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays

* Additional Leave Purchase Scheme

* Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental, and childcare vouchers

Additional Information

Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people’s lives. It’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can be you, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.

You’ll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. You’ll be stretched, but always supported. We'll recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your ambition as well as the shared one.
About us

Do you enjoy solving real-life problems and creating a positive impact on society? Do you want to work flexibly in a way that empowers you?

With Amey Consulting, you’ll work with high profile infrastructure organisations, giving you the unique opportunity to bring ground-breaking work to life. Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people’s lives. You’ll work in a growing team that is inclusive, open-minded and where your professional development can thrive.

It’s where you feel valued and alive.

Fresh Challenge, new opportunity

Amey Consulting’s Highways teams impact the journeys of millions across the UK, by working in partnership with a range of clients and providing consultancy design services for Strategic and Local Highway networks.

As a multi-disciplined consultant, we have a diverse portfolio of confirmed works and are currently working on several high-profile schemes in Wales including the £1.9billion, 25 years, Wales & Borders rail network, and South Wales Metro projects. Mumbles Coastal Protection Scheme in Swansea, WelTag Assessments, and Active Travel Schemes.

We are passionate about the highways projects that we design and take pride in seeing our towns and cities thrive by improving connectivity, journey times and quality of life.

The role

Due to the increased workload, we are seeking to recruit a Principal Civil Engineer. The successful candidate will undertake and oversee the production of Civil Highways design, leading a dedicated Highways design engineering team.

Being an experienced Principal Civil Engineer at Amey Consulting, you’ll have the chance to focus on the parts of your role you most enjoy. Whether it’s further training to broaden your skills, working more closely with your clients to build relationships, or having the opportunity to develop leadership capabilities, our environment is one of collaboration and support where the direction of your career is led by you.

Key accountabilities

In a typical week you will:

* Develop effective concept design solutions that are consistent with the project brief

* Undertake a wide range of design work on all aspects of the functions design and maintenance

* Implement effective, value for money and innovative design solutions to meet technical and project requirements

* Progress projects through preliminary and detailed design with emphasis on client requirements and innovation

* Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations

* Supervise, mentor and develop team members from senior engineers, through to graduate engineers and technicians

* Assist with contract preparation together with project planning and programming

* Project administration reporting to the Project Manager including monitoring programme delivery, resources and budgets Inspection work, feasibility studies, cost estimating for works and fees

* Support the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts.

* Inspection work, feasibility studies, cost estimating for works and fees

* Effective management and response of project-related correspondence

* Undertake site supervision duties of contractors and when required

* Checks to ensure compliance with the Integrated Management System and assist in the development

* Prepare and check feasibility studies, appraisal/assessment reports and other written documents

* Development of engineering solutions and presents engineering options

* Complete performance appraisals with direct reports and provide learning and development opportunities where possible

Skills & experience

In return:

Our rewards make us better people here at Amey Consulting. If you’re happy, you’ll think better. It’s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that’s why we’ve worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;

* Competitive salary

* Exceptional development and progression plan

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays

* Additional Leave Purchase Scheme

* Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental, and childcare vouchers

Additional Information

Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people’s lives. It’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can be you, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.

You’ll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. You’ll be stretched, but always supported. We'll recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your ambition as well as the shared one.
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