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Job Ref:  204764036
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Bridgwater
Post Code:  TA6
11/10/2016 04:11
Title: Principal Engineer

Location: Hinkley Point C

Kier Professional Services (KPS) is seeking to recruit a Chartered Engineer to join their team in the South West. KPS employs nearly 100 staff, providing temporary and permanent design solutions, technical advice and engineering support to construction teams within Kier Group. The successful candidate's primary responsibility will be for the development of safe, buildable and efficient design solutions for both temporary and permanent conditions.

The first 2+ years will be on site at the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, leading a design team providing civil and geotechnical design support to the £300m Kier / BAM JV earthworks and enabling works package. Depending on the candidate's interests and capabilities, there is the opportunity to then relocate to Bristol as part of a larger design team providing technical support across the Kier Group and a wider a range of construction sectors.


* Developing design solutions for a wide range of civil / structural / geotechnical applications
* Providing practical technical advice and engineering support to tender and construction teams
* Reviewing and checking specifications and third party designs and providing comment
* Implementing Group SHE policy and procedures, safe design principles and all legal requirements
* Inspiring safe working practices throughout design and construction teams
* Familiarity with a range of design and drafting methods in the development of design solutions
* Leading in the development and implementation of technical best practice and innovatio
* Identifying and exploiting opportunities to add value by using alternative methods
* Developing a culture of excellence within KPS and the wider Group
* Maintaining relationships across the team to ensure transfer of knowledge and skills
* Organising and managing day-to-day workload of engineers and technical staff
* Encouraging and assisting in the development of graduate engineers
* Operating in accordance with Quality procedures and processes
* Assisting in the development of design fee quotations
* Managing the design process, ensuring technical compliance delivered to programme and budget
* Providing forecasts and progress updates to the Engineering Manager and clients


* Degree qualified, or equivalent
* Chartered / Incorporated Engineer status (MICE / MIStructE)
* CSCS accredited
* Full driving licence

About Kier:

Kier Group plc. is a leading construction, property, residential and services group which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. We operate globally across a range of sectors including defence, education, health, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, we are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.

With a network of 88 UK offices Kier offers national coverage across all of its core activities. Employing 25,000 people, Kier has the financial strength and technical expertise to undertake some of the most significant construction, civil engineering and service contracts in the NA is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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