Location: Ipswich
Salary: Up to £55000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Construction
Contact Name: Skaidre Veckyte

Principal Civil Engineer

Job Description

Principal Civil Engineer -Ipswitch - up to £55K


A forward-thinking company, working across numerous specialisms, they are a passionate multi-disciplinary design and property consultancy. Their team of property specialists and designers provide innovative solutions to make places, properties and people be the best they can be.


  • Flexible working
  • Training & Development
  • Bonus Schemes
  • Bike2 Work Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance

Job Role

As the Principal Civil Engineer, you will:

  • Lead a team of Civil and Structural Engineers, supporting the business, team and colleagues to achieve maximum potential
  • Develop and deliver new processes for the team.
  • Manage effectively Sub-Contractor and Consultant Partners.
  • Hold a strong knowledge of Legislation, Policies, Good Practice and Guidance and apply this to the Studio and Business.
  • Ensuring projects are completed on budget and to schedule.
  • Organising documents for tender and advising on appointing contractors, designers and procurement routes for a project.
  • Prepare and check reports including Flood Risk Assessments
  • Create and check engineering drawings using CAD packages and sketches for drafting
  • Assessing the Health and Safety impact and risks connected to design decisions

As Principal Civil Engineer you will have…

  • A relevant degree or proven experience in Civil Engineering, including being professionally chartered with ICE (or working towards)
  • Experience in SuDs drainage and highways working in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Knowledge of structural engineering
  • A comprehensive knowledge of building regulations and of planning legislation and health and safety

What to do next...

If you are interested in this role, please contact Skaidre Veckyte at Barker Ross on 07824 016223 or email your CV to

We manage roles across the construction sector, I specifically specialise in MMC & White-Collar Construction recruitment, we are keen to speak to good candidates for permanent and temporary recruitment.

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