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Principal Engineer (Transport & Engineering)
Abingdon, Bristol, London


Job title Principal Engineer

Job outline
Working with the wider RPS Transport & Engineering team on leading the production of detailed engineering designs and provision of expert advice for planning applications. This is across all major infrastructure, residential, retail, industrial and commercial developments.

Main Responsibilities
• Preparation of detailed designs for construction purposes, highways & drainage, street works, public realm, SUDS, building drainage, utilities coordination/diversion
• Project management and financial control of projects
• Preparation of fee proposals
• Complete line management
• To be actively involved and contributing to several work sectors, projects and client accounts at any given time
• Be the key point of contact and interface with clients, design teams and other parts of the RPS business
• Complete Business development

Skills and Qualifications
• HNC or BEng Civil Engineering
• Chartered or Incorporated status with a relevant professional body (e.g. ICE, CIHT, CIWEM)
• Highway and drainage design experience, both private and adoptable
• Able to apply the principles, design codes and standards set out in the SuDS Manual, Sewers for Adoption, DMRB, Manual for Streets and Local Authority Design Guides, and other relevant best practice, design and regulatory standards
• Consultancy background with experience working on private sector development
• Working knowledge of the legal, planning and technical consent processes, and adoption and contract procedures for the provision of sewers, SUDS, and highways in new developments and regeneration projects
• Previous project management experience and financial control of projects
• Appreciation of AutoCAD, Microdrainage, and PDS or Civils 3D

Desirable Skills:
• IEng or CEng status with relevant professional institution (ICE, CIHT, CIWEM)


About RPS Transport & Engineering

RPS transport specialists have a long-established record of successfully delivering transport and infrastructure solutions in connection with both new and existing developments.

RPS specialises in the delivery of high quality multidisciplinary services, including engineering design, environment and planning for projects across various sectors.



RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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