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Principal Engineer - Rivers

  1. Water
  2. Exeter
R-111903

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Do you have the drive, skills and ability to work with us as a Principal Engineer, shaping the future of AtkinsRéalis’ river engineering and flood risk management business? The role will involve working with a respected technical team and working collaboratively to both secure and deliver work across our extensive client portfolio.

In our Rivers, Dams & Maritime discipline, work centres around water and its journey from source to sea. We combine enthusiasm and passion with our technical expertise to solve complex engineering challenges that improve the world we live in. Our typical projects include river and coastal flood defence works, dams and reservoir remedial works and sea ports.  We work on projects throughout their life cycle, from condition assessments and feasibility studies through to design and construction. Our frameworks with multiple water companies and the Environment Agency provide us with a significant pipeline of work and associated exciting prospects.

We enjoy successful partnerships with our clients from the private and public sector, other consultants and contractors. Our collaborative approach ensures the projects we deliver meet our client’s needs in a sensitive and sustainable way. We embrace new technologies to design innovative outcomes that complement the environment and communities in which they reside; locally, nationally and globally.

Our talented, award-winning team come from diverse backgrounds and have wide-ranging experience, which enables us to deliver a broad variety of projects. As a leading member of our team, you will work on this diverse range of opportunities allowing you to share and broaden your skills and knowledge within an agile, digital environment. Joining our team will give you the opportunity to experience new challenges and design for the future. We offer a balanced career which will provide flexibility around your personal life, empowering you to progress and achieve your personal aspirations. Your story starts here.

Requirements:

  • Chartered Civil Engineer with strengths in civils and structural engineering; preferably in the field of river engineering and flood risk management.
  • Working familiarity with relevant technical Codes of Practice and industry Standards.
  • Track record of delivery of successful projects and the ability to support winning tenders.
  • Excellent, client focused, writing skills.
  • Ability to identify and employ innovation and leading-edge technologies to meet client needs.
  • Willingness to travel on short assignments within the UK.
  • A valid UK driving licence.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of tasks and projects from inception to handover, meeting quality, time and budget requirements.
  • Delivering activities for key local and national clients, maintaining and expanding a portfolio of strong relationships leading to new and repeat business.
  • Contributing to successful proposals that meet client needs and lead to technically and commercially successful work.
  • Support in developing our technical capability and assisting with delivering business development targets.
  • Inspiring and mentoring colleagues in developing their technical knowledge and understanding.

The Individual:

  • Strong communication skills, customer focused and with a good level of relationship management skills.
  • Strong reputation and high level of technical performance.
  • Possessing an agile, winning attitude.
  • Able to generate innovative outcomes to challenges and follow them through.
  • Self-motivated towards improving personal and team development.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Strong collaborative and network behaviours to interface with other disciplines and external partners.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package. 

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Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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