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Principal Engineer, Development Infrastructure, Cardiff


WSP
Location: Cardiff
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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About the Role:

At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

Our Development Infrastructure team specialises in providing sustainable development infrastructure solutions from planning, through to full implementation. We are seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer to join the team in Cardiff.

The Development Infrastructure team specialises in providing high level advice to mainly private sector clients on planning and design issues relating to Highways, Public Realm, Sewerage, SUDS, Building Drainage, Earthworks, Flood Protection and Services Co-ordination and Utilities Diversion on Residential, Retail, Industrial and Commercial Developments both in the UK and overseas.

The team also works closely with other disciplines on high profile major multi-disciplinary projects, contributing to the success of the Cardiff based teams.

A typical week would include:

* Being active on a number of project/client accounts at any given time

* Being supported by a team of experienced technical staff of various grades, to whom you will be expected to provide guidance and support as appropriate

* Client and design team liaison and some sub project management duties(depending on your level of experience)

* Being responsible or actively engaged (depending on experience) for ensuring your projects are delivered to budget, programme and technical standards and meet QA, CDM and HSE requirements.

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

* Post graduate experience and either have been awarded or nearing Chartered or Incorporated status (CEng, IEng, MICE, MCIHT), or have equivalent commercial experience and responsibility

* Demonstrable knowledge of, and experience in highway design, drainage strategy and design, flood risk assessment and management, utility design as well as a wide knowledge of the Development Industry

* A general appreciation of hydraulics, hydrology, geotechnics and building structures is desirable

* The ability to produce masterplans, site appraisals, technical reports, design calculations and construction drawings

* Good knowledge of the relevant design codes such as Sewers for Adoption, DMRB, Manual for Streets and Local Authority Design Guides, be well versed in the preparation of drawings for Contract Documents and technical approvals

* Good written and spoken communication skills and experience of liaison with clients, co-professionals and design teams, and be competent in liaising with highway, water, statutory and local authorities to negotiate the necessary outline and detailed technical approvals

* Knowledge of current and emerging technical and planning guidance on climate change and sustainability

* The ability to use or direct and check the use of relevant software including WINDES and Civils 3D/ PDS

What if we can?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.

About us:

Together, our people make up one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We’re dedicated to the communities where we live and work in the UK and propelled by international brainpower. Staying curious is what drives us. Looking at challenges from fresh angles helps us deliver future-ready solutions that break paradigms.

With around 7,900 talented people in 70+ offices across the UK, and 43,000 around the world, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.
About the Role:

At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

Our Development Infrastructure team specialises in providing sustainable development infrastructure solutions from planning, through to full implementation. We are seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer to join the team in Cardiff.

The Development Infrastructure team specialises in providing high level advice to mainly private sector clients on planning and design issues relating to Highways, Public Realm, Sewerage, SUDS, Building Drainage, Earthworks, Flood Protection and Services Co-ordination and Utilities Diversion on Residential, Retail, Industrial and Commercial Developments both in the UK and overseas.

The team also works closely with other disciplines on high profile major multi-disciplinary projects, contributing to the success of the Cardiff based teams.

A typical week would include:

* Being active on a number of project/client accounts at any given time

* Being supported by a team of experienced technical staff of various grades, to whom you will be expected to provide guidance and support as appropriate

* Client and design team liaison and some sub project management duties(depending on your level of experience)

* Being responsible or actively engaged (depending on experience) for ensuring your projects are delivered to budget, programme and technical standards and meet QA, CDM and HSE requirements.

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

* Post graduate experience and either have been awarded or nearing Chartered or Incorporated status (CEng, IEng, MICE, MCIHT), or have equivalent commercial experience and responsibility

* Demonstrable knowledge of, and experience in highway design, drainage strategy and design, flood risk assessment and management, utility design as well as a wide knowledge of the Development Industry

* A general appreciation of hydraulics, hydrology, geotechnics and building structures is desirable

* The ability to produce masterplans, site appraisals, technical reports, design calculations and construction drawings

* Good knowledge of the relevant design codes such as Sewers for Adoption, DMRB, Manual for Streets and Local Authority Design Guides, be well versed in the preparation of drawings for Contract Documents and technical approvals

* Good written and spoken communication skills and experience of liaison with clients, co-professionals and design teams, and be competent in liaising with highway, water, statutory and local authorities to negotiate the necessary outline and detailed technical approvals

* Knowledge of current and emerging technical and planning guidance on climate change and sustainability

* The ability to use or direct and check the use of relevant software including WINDES and Civils 3D/ PDS

What if we can?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.

About us:

Together, our people make up one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We’re dedicated to the communities where we live and work in the UK and propelled by international brainpower. Staying curious is what drives us. Looking at challenges from fresh angles helps us deliver future-ready solutions that break paradigms.

With around 7,900 talented people in 70+ offices across the UK, and 43,000 around the world, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.
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