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Principal Engineer - Northampton

£48,000 - £60,000 per annum
Ref: 737 Date Posted: Monday 08 Nov 2021
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I am currently looking for an experienced civil or structural design engineer to join a company that is forever expanding with new projects and contracts. The ideal candidate will be undertaking structural design on a variety of civil and structural engineering projects within commercial, education, industrial and residential sectors on projects worth upwards of £50 million. The ideal structural engineer will be heading up the design and management of the contracts. This role is very autonomous and will be a mixture of working from home and also working on site / in the office.


  • £48,000 - £60,000 negotiable dependent on experience. 

Working hours:

  • 08:30am to 17:00 Monday to Friday


Principal Engineer attributes and qualities:

  • Must have proficient engineering design software knowledge
  • Either be chartered or be working towards your chartership through ICE or IStructE
  • Hold either B.Eng or M.Eng qualification with minimum 7 years worth of industry post graduate experience
  • Communication skills are essential
  • Be able to manage your workload to meet the clients requirements, manage project engineers, technicians and project timeframes
  • Accuracy must be of highest standard due to writing reports and and project documentation
  • Must be able to confidently represent company at meetings and liaise with consultants, contractors and clients. 


We are desperate to speak to candidates that have previous civil engineering or principal engineering experience as this will be crucial and relatable to this role. If you are looking for a step up from a project engineer role. 


Principal engineer benefits:

  • Healthy pension scheme
  • Competitive base salary starting at £48,000 up to £60,000 per annum. 
  • 25 days annual leave per annum with an extra 1 day added every year you are at the company (up to 30 days)
  • Membership to professional institutions funded by your employer.
  • Development and career growth possession opportunities. 


If this role is what you are looking for then please get into contact with Elliot Beldon via the office line or apply directly here and he will be in contact with you ASAP.