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Principal Bridge Engineer (Transportation Structures)

Sweco UK

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Competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday and pension.

Do you want your work to make a difference? Do you enjoy being part of an inclusive team where respect for people is a priority? Then Sweco is the place to be. You will be a Principal Engineer playing a lead role in the management and technical assurance of the projects delivered by our Edinburgh Transportation Structures team.

Our Principal Engineers are responsible for the successful delivery of our projects to ensure they meet our commercial aspirations and exceptional levels of service quality. You shall be an active participant in the Department’s development. You shall implement and ensure that the team complies with Sweco Business Ethics, policies and guidelines.

In this role you’ll be responsible for:

Management of the team’s day to day project delivery based on;

  • Delivering a high quality service to our customers
  • Financial results and budget
  • Resource Planning and coordination between teams

Management and development of the team’s business by;

  • Creating and developing relations with our clients
  • Planning and implementing customer activities

Management and development of the team’s people when;

  • Planning for and ensuring resources for the team’s needs
  • Ensure you have the right colleagues in the right place at the right time to maximise business performance
  • Supporting and coaching personnel on prioritising and focusing in their day to day operation

To be successful in this role, you will need to possess:

  • Contractual experience, with working knowledge of NEC contracts
  • Experience of Business Development (including development and implementation of Strategy Plans)
  • Leadership of client relationships including maintaining strong personal relationships
  • Leadership of large, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Successful experience of leading bids
  • Experience of financial, resourcing, programming software
  • Ideally strong technical experience across a breadth of engineering consultancy/design projects

Professional Membership and Qualifications:

  • A Chartered Engineer with current membership of an appropriate professional body

If you believe you have the skill set required, are keen to join a business with genuine opportunities for career progression, then we’d love to hear from you.

More about us …….

Approachable and committed people are the core our business. Serving our clients in challenging projects is part of our daily work. Continuous development of your expertise is not an option but a requirement.

Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 16,000 employees in Europe, we offer our clients the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is the leading engineering and architecture consultancy in Europe, with sales of approximately SEK 18.7 billion (EUR 1.8 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Sweco is committed to achieving equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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