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Senior Principle Infrastructure Engineer

£40000 - £50000/annum
Lancaster, Lancashire
10/01/2019 (15:43)
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Senior Principal Infrastructure Engineer

We are looking for leaders now, who are coming in qualified to help and manage our civils team. The ideal candidate would have at least 5 years’ experience with knowledge of Highways and Drainage design, and competence of Section’s 104, 278 and 38.

Three top requirements-

At least Civil Engineering degree qualified, preferable CEng MICE

Highways and Drainage Design and Detailing Experience with a Consulting Engineer (not Local Authority)

Experience of PDS/ AutoCAD software and of Section s38, s278, s102, s104, s106 agreements


24 days (4 have to be taken at Christmas)

Death in service


This is a replacement role, we need someone coming in with all the qualifications and hit the ground running. 

What we need-

We are seeking an experienced Principal Infrastructure Engineer to head up our Civils Team.  The ideal candidate would have at least 5 years’ experience with knowledge of Highways and Drainage design, and competence of Section’s 104, 278 and 38.

Job Purpose:

The core purpose of the role is ensuring that best Civil engineering design practices are applied within the office and to assist the Directors with improving design services and operational efficiency.

In addition, maintain the existing client base as well as generate new clients and areas of work.

Main Duties:

Delivery of a high standard of civil engineering consultancy services and contributing to the continued growth of the business including but not limited to;

  • The output of civil engineering work of the company including site work and report writing.
  • Civil engineering services including Highways to relevant council standards, Drainage to sewers for adoption to 6 & 7th addition, and BRE digest and CIRA design guides.
  • Design access statements to local design standards.
  • Review of site investigations/surveys and reports relating to pavement design
  • Project management including the preparation of quotations for professional services

and investigations, scheduling of work for delivery on time/budget/quality.

  • Development of the civil engineering section of company, including marketing and developing services within this sector and assisting development of other services

provided by the company.

  • Continuing Professional development of self and staff working within your field of

expertise, maintaining CPD records necessary to fulfil the responsibilities of the role.

  • Training and development of junior staff within the company and within the area of

specifications etc.

Main responsibilities:

  • Preparation of fee quotations for approval of directors.
  • Planning and management of civil engineering design services and related work -

ensuring delivery to time and budget.

  • Adhering to all company systems, procedures, work instructions.
  • All other reasonable instructions from directors.

The Company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the Company’s business.

Working Knowledge of:

  • ▪  Report writing
  • ▪  Site investigations
  • ▪  Civil engineering design
  • ▪  Foundation design
  • ▪  Slope stability
  • ▪  AutoCad/Civils 3D
  • ▪  Micro-drainage
  • ▪  Contract law
  • ▪  Contaminated land


  • ▪  Drainage
  • ▪  Highway engineering
  • ▪  SUDs
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