Principal Civil Engineer – Infrastructure

  • Permanent
  • Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
  • £52,000 to £58,000 per annum

Principal Civil Engineer, Infrastructure
Vacancies Manchester, Newcastle and Birmingham
£52,000 – £58,000
Hybrid Working
We at Stride are working alongside one of the leading engineering design consultancies in the country with an enviable reputation, to help support their mass growth plans across their design infrastructure team in the North East of England. This is a fantastic opportunity to progress your career whilst working for a leading company at the top of their field.

Your new role, what’s involved?
  • Day to day project management in the delivery of concept studies and strategies with hands on design, leading to planning applications or construction drawing issue
  • Taking financial responsibility for your projects and being responsible for ensuring your projects are delivered to budget, programme and technical standards
  • Working on a number of projects and client accounts, liaising with clients at a local and national level
  • Direct line management, including mentoring and managing early career professionals ensuring technical excellence is in everything we deliver
  • Assisting in the preparation of fee proposals, and involvement in business development activities
We’d love to hear from you if you have:
  • You will preferably hold a civil engineering degree and either be Chartered or approaching Chartered status with experience in highway and highway drainage design
  • The ability to produce masterplans, site appraisals, write reports to support planning applications, design calculations and construction drawing
  • A solid engineering foundation and an understanding of highway design and highway drainage principles (layout, etc.)
  • Experience in the design of highways using Civils 3D or PDS (or similar software packages) together with experience in applying Highways England/DMRB and Local Authority design guidance
  • The ability to work effectively with colleagues including more senior and junior staff in producing designs, drawings and reports is essential
  • Experience in design of drainage using MicroDrainage and background in Water Company related work inclusive of the relevant design codes such as Sewers for Adoption, DMRB and Local Authority Design Guides, to be well versed in the preparation of drawings for Contract Documents and S21 and S56 Agreements and requisite technical agreements
  • The ability to prepare designs for highway schemes including associated highway drainage

Can all interested candidates please call me on 02392 322310, or email your CV to

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