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Principal Engineer - Civil & Structural

Location:
Plymouth
Sector:
Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Contract
Salary:
Negotiable
Reference:
080697

Role

Principal Engineer - Civil & Structural

Plymouth

Contract

IR35: Inside

 

Our Client has a requirement for a Principal Engineer - Civil & Structural, who will be required to work on a contract basis, in Plymouth.

 

Job Purpose

To manage the delivery of civil and structural engineering work packages to the required scope, quality, schedule and cost.

 

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead and manage one or more technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing designer performance and making appropriate technical management responses. Provide Subject Matter Expert advice as per discipline.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project’s technical planning process.
  • Ensuring effective Quality Management Arrangements, operate and deliver through compliance with Client’s Business Management System and Technical Manual.
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.
  • Responsible for managing the technical aspects of the Civil & Structural engineering packages from identification of the need, through to handover.

 

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • A degree in an appropriate engineering discipline.
  • Chartered Engineer, registered with Engineering Council.
  • Nuclear Introductory Course or equivalent nuclear and/or marine system knowledge.
  • Design and substantiation of heavy civil engineering and building structures to relevant seismic codes for satisfying Nuclear Safety Functions; particular experience in dock structures preferred.
  • Knowledge of architectural design of industrial buildings.
  • Knowledge of building services design and installation.
  • Knowledge of construction techniques employed for Nuclear Safety related structures and buildings.

 

Experience

  • The post holder must be able to demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in the technical management of complex design development throughout the design lifecycle.
  • Provide expert advice to the sub-contracted design houses to enable them to develop the design.
  • Sound understanding of engineering design and safety practice as relevant to discipline, post and project requirements.
  • Sound project specification, planning, project management and budgeting experience.
  • Sound understanding of Company and departmental procedures relating to Design, Health & Safety and Quality requirements, and ability to manage projects in accordance with these procedures.
  • Working knowledge of relevant engineering office computer applications.
  • Experience of the design support to construction, operation, refit/repair of conventional and nuclear submarines and/or facilities.

 

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Principal Engineer’s looking for new employment.

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