HEAD OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Location: READING
Salary: Negotiable
Reference : 19411
Permanent

Our client has an outstanding opportunity for a Civil-biased Engineer to join them as Head of Civil Engineering.  The successful candidate will lead their Capital Delivery Team and be integral in creating a leading ‘cutting-edge’ Engineering Team that can deliver the ambitions of our client for AMP 7 in the UK Water Sector.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the entire Civil Engineering discipline and providing their technical expertise in order to drive performance.

Remuneration Package: -

  • Competitive Package including a Performance Bonus of up-to 25%.

  • Company Car Allowance.

  • Family Healthcare.

  • 26 days holiday.

  • Up-to 18% Pension Contributions (of which 12% is Employer Contribution).

As the Head of Civil Engineering, you will be required to: -

  • Obtain the correct technical engineering requirements with the project definition briefs.

  • Provide civil technical assurance during delivery, commissioning and hand over of Assets.

  • Ensure and deliver the engineering regulatory compliance on relevant assets in their discipline area.

  • Provide sign off to capital delivery.

  • Continuously improve technical asset standards.

Your day to day responsibilities will encompass the following:

  • Leading excellence in Civil Engineering.

  • Providing technical input on project definition briefs.

  • Providing the technical sign off and assurance during technical delivery including handover.

  • Establish a cohesive, sustainable structure from graduates to industry experts and lead the company’s ambitions moving forward.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • Experienced Civil Engineer – With Chartered Status / or nearing completion.

  • Technical design competence within the UK Water Sector.

  • Management of a Discipline Sector.

  • Understanding of the regulatory environment to achieve compliance.  

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.

  • A passion for continuous personal development.