Principal Infrastructure Engineer

Posted on: 2018-06-13

Sector: Engineering

Location: Berkshire

Type: Permanent / Full Time

Description

Job Specification – Principal Infrastructure Engineer
 
Reporting to a Director, you will lead a small team of engineers and technicians engaged on highway, water and sewerage, development infrastructure, minerals, waste and environmental engineering projects.
 
Your responsibilities will include but will not necessarily be restricted to the following:
 
Summary of the broad purpose of the position and its responsibilities/duties:
 

  1. To represent the Company at project meetings, public meetings and public inquiries with a high commitment to thorough preparation and professional presentation and due regard to smartness of attire and articulation.
  2. To build and maintain good client relationships to secure and maintain client confidence and to attract new and repeat business.
  3. To identify and actively pursue opportunities to win commissions from new clients.
  4. To monitor and control expenditure on projects, and to assist with invoicing and chasing prompt settlement of invoices.
  5. To commit to continuous professional development (CPD) and maintain a high level of competency and knowledge of specialist topics and current best practices.
  6. To manage projects and commissions ensuring quality control, timely production of outputs, efficient working, cost control and good communications within the Company and with client, other consultants and statutory bodies.
  7. To manage and motivate junior staff and assist with their general training and development.
  8. To thoroughly check all work that has been delegated to others to ensure a high and consistent quality of work.
  9. To be responsible for preparing and checking reports and contract documents, and ensuring all written material is well structured and grammatically correct.
  10. To generally assist the Board of Directors with various administrative functions to ensure the smooth running of the Company’s business.
  11. Ensuring compliance with the Company’s responsibilities under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 and approved Code of Practice subsequent revisions thereto.
  12. Highway and earthworks design using PDS software.
  13. Liaison with Approving authorities, utility companies and other professionals.
  14. Drainage design using Microdrainage.
  15. Preparation of drawings using AutoCAD.
  16. Preparation of tender/contract documentation.
  17. Organising land surveys and site investigations.
  18. Contract administration and supervisory duties.

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