Principal Civil Engineer

Principal Civil Engineer

Job Overview

East Grinstead, England
Job Type
Full Time Job
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Date Posted
1 year ago
Sophy Martin
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Job Description

As part of Capita’s Utilities Sector, we deliver a range of projects for Water companies, Contractors and Developers. These currently range from Water pipelines and pumping stations in the South East, large Wastewater treatment facilities in Scotland, to utility diversion works on HS2.

Through our ongoing successes, we continue to build our design capacity are looking for a Principal Civil Design Engineer. Working closely with the Civil Director, you will provide technical oversight and direction within the design team for the delivery of Water and Wastewater projects, as well as providing Civil design support on a range of multi-disciplinary schemes. The role is based in East Grinstead to service projects both locally and remotely in the wider GB and Ireland.

Our large and diverse water team offer a UK wide, multi-disciplinary, integrated design and management service from feasibility, planning, outline and detailed design through to contract preparation, tendering and construction support.

If this strikes a chord and you are interested to find out more, we would love to hear from you and talk through in more detail how your specific experience may be a good fit with our Vision

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensuring health and safety is a given in all we do.
  • Providing leadership in the delivery of Water and Wastewater design projects.
  • Lead the planning and delivery of detailed design and reviewing design submissions to ensure compliance with contract requirements.
  • Setting and maintaining standards for technical quality, ensuring designs meet Client specification.
  • Writing and reviewing technical deliverables.
  • Management and coordination of resources for design and feasibility projects across the sector.
  • Ensuring project financial and programme performance.

What we’re looking for:

  • A Civil Engineering degree with extensive design experience.
  • Have achieved Chartered status.
  • Demonstrable technical experience in delivery of Water and/or Wastewater infrastructure and non-infrastructure design and build projects. This may include gravity/pressure pipelines, pumping stations, treatment facilities and RC structures etc.
  • Leading multi-disciplinary project teams to deliver projects within agreed scope, timeframes and budgets. Strong ability to work in a team
  • Excellent knowledge of the Water industry, including current industry best practice and innovations.

About Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

At Capita Real estate and infrastructure, we create places where people can prosper.

Today, critical infrastructure and public building projects need to be sustainable and environmentally appropriate. They must deliver value for the people that will use them - local communities and businesses - for decades to come. The wide range of demands requires a more holistic approach to design. That’s where we come in.

Our clients rely on our commitment to understanding their challenges and finding smarter solutions, and a broad range of experts offering a distinctively diverse set of skills. Our leadership team, who are practitioners themselves, understand what it takes to deliver.

Our culture is built on over 100 years of delivering excellence and creating solutions for critical infrastructure challenges. This enables us to provide a different perspective and approach; one based on what our clients need and can afford.

From engineering and architectural innovation to environmental sustainability and technologically enabled project delivery, we are renowned for our breadth of expertise and holistic, collaborative approach.

We’re a unique team specializing in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita.

You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.


What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

Job ID: 4006

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