Principal Structural Engineer - Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead
£55000 per annum
01 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
Thomas Gigg
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Principal Structural Engineer

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: Up to £55,000

Ref: TG120

Penguin Recruitment are currently looking for a Principal Structural Engineer to join a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy in their Hemel Hempstead office. The company has 5 offices across the U.K, and have a collaborative and proactive approach to anticipate and solve complex problems with simple solutions. They have a reputation for challenging convention, professionalism and a consistent high quality, which has secured a loyal customer base and continues to drive their growth.

The companies experience in Building Information Modelling (BIM) coupled with their expertise of ground engineering and infrastructure planning has helped to deliver many successful projects.

The main Duties and Responsibilities of the Principal Structural Engineer will be:

* Enhancing and growing the reputation of the business;
* Managing larger and more technically demanding projects;
* Assist with resource planning within their area of the business;
* Providing technical leadership within their area of the business;
* Lead multi‐disciplinary projects, co‐ordination with other sections of the business;
* Understanding and implementing business management systems;
* Preparation of fee bids;
* Financial management of projects;
* Assisting with the training and appraisal of technical staff;
* Assisting with management of staff.

The successful Principal Structural Engineer will have the following Competencies, Qualifications and Experience:

* Eligible to work in the UK;
* Ability to achieve goals, meet deadlines and manage others;
* Efficiency and effectiveness in management and execution of work;
* A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, or alternative equivalent practical experience;
* Chartered Engineer, Member of IStructE, ICE or other relevant institution;
* Knowledge of relevant discipline and applicable standards;
* Understanding of other disciplines;
* Proven ability in engineering design & reporting;
* Strong written and verbal communication skills;
* Strong interpersonal skills;
* Able to represent the business at meetings and inspections, and provide advice on complex engineering matters;

* Able to negotiate commercial/financial matters with direction from others;
* Commercially aware.

The company are made up of individual talent who collaborate and share best practise. They offer a range of benefits to support individual’s professional development and enhance their personal well-being with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Some of the benefits the company offer are:

* Profit sharing scheme;
* Group Personal Pension Scheme;
* Access to Legal & General Employee Assistance Programme;
* iPhones to Engineers of ‘Senior’ level;
* Cycle to work scheme;
* Flexible working opportunities;
* 25 days holiday per annum (enhanced during long term service).

In order to discuss this role, please contact Tom on 01792 365108, or alternatively send an email expressing your interest with a CV attached to

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