Principal Civil Engineer


Within our locally owned, independent civil and structural engineering design partnership we are further developing our capacity to deliver a varied portfolio of civil engineering projects. We are seeking an experienced Chartered Civil Engineers with a positive and practical approach to engineering to provide team leadership and enhance our technical capability. Our portfolio of work includes railway depots and stations; the Forth Road Bridge; the River Clyde Tidal Weir; various bridges; wind farms and infrastructure projects. The role requires someone who can apply their existing skills and experiences in potentially new areas and take responsibility of work throughout the project lifecycle.


Take ownership and pride in the work being delivered

  • Bring original thought and challenge to engineering problems
  • Review documents, designs and drawings completed by team to ensure consistent high quality and compliance with design standards, industry best practice, contractual obligations and client expectations
    • Liaison with Clients and stakeholders and other relevant third parties
    • Provide leadership to a project design team providing support, mentoring and guidance to less experienced colleagues

Qualifications / Experience:

Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer

  • Good experience in the investigation, assessment, and design of a range of civil engineering projects of the nature found in the UK with a focus on bridges and civil engineering structures
    • Excellent communication skills, particularly in technical written English
    • Track record of developing and maintaining relationships with clients and project stakeholders
  • Ability to take initiative and manage your own workload and meet deadlines

The role offers an opportunity to contribute to design solutions on a portfolio of projects, and to work within a friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients. We have a clear vision for innovation and engineering. The position attracts a competitive salary according to skills and experience, flexible benefits package and local management & leadership

We would love to hear from you to arrange an informal chat to learn more or to apply for the position. Please send your CV or a message marked for the attention of John Campbell to .