Principal Civil Engineer - Dams & Reservoirs - Plymouth, Exeter

Arcadis Llp
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Civil Engineer - Dams & Reservoirs - Plymouth, Exeter, Birmingham or Cardiff If you're looking for a role as a Principal Civil Design/Dams and Reservoirs Engineer and wishing to develop your career and are ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on. Join our utilities team and we'll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go. Our Water and Utilities team is involved in some of the UK's most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of such schemes and are working closely with some of the UK's most established and recognisable dam and reservoir owners and operators, undertaking a vast array of projects to enhance UK dams. Our water engineering business is experiencing significant growth and we are looking to expand our Dams and Reservoirs team. Why ARCADIS: Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy firm for natural and built assets. Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets. We are 27,000 people active in over 70 countries that generate ?3.4 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Arcadis. Improving quality of life. Overview of Role: Reporting to the Service Lead, you will be responsible for managing the delivery of projects or project-related tasks to meet budget, time-frame and quality targets, meeting or exceeding client expectations, promoting and marketing all facets of Arcadis' services during interfaces with clients and other sectors and disciplines, contributing towards the achievement of the divisional business plan and building networks within the industry. Your Day-to-Day: * Performing investigation, analysis and design associated with dam and reservoir projects in line with client and Arcadis specifications, national standards and codes of practice * Working in collaboration with other engineers, environmentalists and economists to ensure the integrity of the overall design. * Embracing, promoting and working to a health, safety and wellbeing standard in all that we do * Identifying innovative and optimised technical solutions that satisfy client drivers that go beyond the minimum * Managing the preparation of project outputs and ensuring that all documentation is current, accurate and in compliance with Arcadis quality requirements * Leading the resolution of technical issues on projects and providing your technical expertise and guidance across teams * Establish and grow relationships with the client and its partners on project technical, commercial and progress matters * Ensuring projects meet required legislative, quality, safety and environmental standards and objectives * Managing the commercial performance of projects or individual workstreams within larger projects * Selected line management and performance development responsibility for assigned staff What you have to Offer: Degree in Civil Engineering or similar numerical discipline Chartered status via membership of a professional institution such as ICE or CIWEM, Significant experience of hydraulic and/or open channel flow design Experience in technical delivery of dam and reservoir engineering projects to satisfy 'measures in the interest of safety' Habitual collaborator, excellent communicator and relationship developer Problem solver with a "can do" attitude What we offer The office space represents a unique environment to develop your technical exposure and further your professional career whilst working with our industry leaders on a level that you'll struggle to find elsewhere. We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package, where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. Highly competitive salary Stakeholder Pension matched to 8% Healthcare Life Assurance Income Protection Annual Leave, with option to purchase additional days Annual Professional Institution Subscription Paid Tax Free Season Ticket Loan Flexible Benefits Scheme, including Cycle to Work and Childcare Vouchers Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave Birthday Vouchers Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make
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