Marine & Coastal Principal Engineer

24 Feb 2017
24 Mar 2017
Jessica Cutler
Contract Type
Full Time
Your Day-to-Day:

* Delivering selected projects or components of projects, taking responsibility for design, managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
* Preparing bids and fee proposals for future work opportunities
* Providing technical advice and engineering design on marine and coastal engineering projects
* Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
* Providing both leadership and technical advice to team members
* Reviewing and ensuring compliance in the components of the project for which responsible, including drawings, reports, specifications and studies
* Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients, to help identify and secure future work opportunities
* Managing all commercial aspects (contract, invoicing, debt management, client management etc) relating to projects for which responsible
* Maintaining a good understanding of the background of the client’s business and industry to facilitate building effective and enduring relationships and consolidating both company and personal credibility in the industry
* Line management to a team of Engineers and Graduate Engineers
* Providing direction to others, leading by example to achieve sector goals and championing a quality, innovative, client-focused and entrepreneurial culture
* Supporting the Associate Business Director in development of the Marine & Coastal Team
* Assisting in developing team members to their full potential
* Being familiar with, and compliant with, relevant H & S regulations and promoting a culture of awareness within the team
* Performing other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time by your manager

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

* Relevant Engineering Degree (e.g. MEng Civil Engineering or Coastal Engineering, etc.)
* Chartered Engineer Professional status i.e. MICE

Essential Experience:

* Demonstrable experience of working coastal and port engineering projects, with river and canal experience a distinct advantage
* Capability in coastal engineering and/or port engineering design
* Knowledge of coastal processes, hydraulic, geotechnical and structural engineering design
* Knowledge of coastal modelling and FCERM Appraisal Guidance is an advantage
* Design and build experience
* Experience in managing commercial aspects of a project
* Good motivation, influencing, people management and delegation skills
* Ability to think in an innovative and entrepreneurial manner with good understanding of commercial aspects of a project

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