Principal Engineer, Jobs, 40035
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Principal Engineer - Surrey

£40,000 - £45,000 + package - Land Surveying - Engineering
Ref: 40035 Date Posted: Friday 21 Jun 2019
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Are you an experienced Engineer in the Mechanical, Civil or Chemical sector?

Do you want to join a fast paced, dynamic organisation? 

Are you career driven and want to be given the opportunity to work towards a promotion to associate level in the next 2 - 3 years?

If you have said yes to all of the above, then I have the right opportunity for you!

The Company:

This company is expanding their teams across all levels to support the delivery of a variety of projects and are currently looking for an experienced Principal Engineer to join their M&E division. They deliver projects in the UK and across the globe and this is an exciting opportunity to become part of their expansion process to help them grow as a leading supplier of engineering and environmental services.

Key skills

  • ·BEng or MEng in Engineering (or equivalent) and has achieved Chartered status +5 years, 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 Role & Responsibilities:

They are seeking a Degree qualified Engineer keen to join a dynamic and flexible team to deliver on their water, tunnelling and rail projects. Due to the variation of the projects, the ideal Principal Engineer will need over 10 years' experience. 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 Principal Engineer 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. 

You will need to be flexible to commute to the East Grinstead office as well as other potential offices located around the M25 (i.e. Slough, Reading and London), access to your own vehicle will be vital.

The Principal Engineer will be responsible for managing a multi-disciplinary team as well as taking project and design management roles where applicable, therefore it is important that you have technical knowledge and experience within the utilities sector. 

Reporting to the Director, the successful Engineer will be responsible for working within the team to provide a complete mechanical/electrical/civil solution within tight timescales and to tight budgets. There are significant long-term opportunities for career progression.

Key Responsibilities:

  • ·Project Management
  • ·Programme management
  • ·Governance of junior engineers
  • ·Bid preparation
  • ·Report production
  • ·Specification and tender preparation
  • ·Site asset surveys
  • ·Internal design governance checks associated with their respected discipline
  • ·Be able to ensure compliance with current industry standards and to work with all stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes
  • ·Be able to produce clear and concise written documentation for operational staff who undertake ongoing operation and maintenance of plant

Personal Attributes:

  • ·Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • ·with management and staff at all levels
  • ·A self-starter who can motivate themselves and others
  • ·Excellent organisational skills
  • ·Have an outgoing, confident and friendly manner

Do you think this sounds like the ideal role for you? Then get in touch with Chrissie at Calco on 020 8655 4946 or via Or you can apply via this advert.


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