Principal Civil Engineer

Posted a week ago by Think Recruitment

Manchester, Greater Manchester
A week ago
Think Recruitment

Think Civil & Structural Engineering are currently looking to recruit an experienced Principal Engineer who wants to work for an established NEC Top 100 Consultancy with multiples offices across the country. They are entrusted by a diverse range of public and private sector Clients to deliver increasingly complex and challenging projects across the UK.

Throughout the current pandemic they have continued to grow despite the adverse market conditions. They are looking for several Principal engineers for their teams in their Nottingham, London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds office.


  • Fully conversant with industry standards design software in particular AutoCAD, Civil 3D and MicroDrainage.
  • Strong experience liaising with both external and internal stakeholders and bodies.
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Experience liaising with other consultant such as architect and project managers
  • Ability to delegate design responsibility to others
  • Strong track record of maintaining relationships at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Strong background being a technical lead, willing and able to take responsibility for technical solutions for a project.
  • Background in dealing with clients in regard to technical design issues
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong technical experience with engineering design covering detailed design and highways.

Candidates must have:

  • Must have experience or multi-disciplinary nature of complex projects
  • Experience working on project from planning stage all the way through completion.
  • Experience developing junior members of the team in a mentoring and design management role.
  • Strong project coordination skills
  • Drainage design experience across Highways and other infrastructure projects.
  • Ideally Competent with 3D modelling software such as Civil 3D
  • Strong Leadership skills


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays on top
  • Life assurance
  • Professional subscription
  • Social fund

If you're an experienced Principal Engineer who is ready to take the next step in their career, then please get in touch with us at Think Recruitment for a confidential chat - (phone number removed) or apply below.

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