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Burns & McDonnell Principal Civil Engineer - Mission Critical (London, UK) in London, United Kingdom

Description

Chart your own course and change the world — with the support of people whose interests are aligned with yours. At Burns & McDonnell, opportunity is waiting. We’re looking for people with big ideas and an entrepreneurial mindset. It’s those kinds of people who’ve helped us grow from a small consulting business back in 1898 to a global leader in engineering, architecture and construction solutions. Today, we’re a thriving company with 8,000 professionals working in 50 offices worldwide and recognised as a leader in mission critical services.

We’re growing our UK business and have exciting opportunities for experienced and motivated engineers to join us in our London office as we continue our journey to help make our clients successful. We have an opportunity for a Principal Civil Engineer to join our team, working on a variety of high-tech building design and construction projects. Project focus would initially be data centres and telecommunications facilities and would grow to include a variety of other facilities including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, manufacturing, airports, or institutional.

If you are excited about working with one of the leading engineering companies in the world, helping to make our clients successful, then we want to hear from you. We are Burns & McDonnell and we Create Amazing.

This role sits within our global facilities services Mission Critical team, providing an opportunity to build your career and your team to serve this expanding sector.

The Principal Civil Engineer will lead civil design project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects including power, process, corporate, healthcare, pipeline, airports, institutional, industrial, manufacturing, government and military facilities. The Principal Civil Engineer will lead the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting civil plans according to budget constraints, design factors or client needs.

Specific areas of responsibility include the following:

  • Client Facing skills with the ability to discuss and agree Client requirements

  • Attend meetings and lead presentations

  • Participate in Work Winning activities

  • Manage project costs within fee budgets

  • Perform Line Management duties

  • Procure/liaise and manage Structural Engineering Partners in Europe.

  • Lead civil design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.

  • Prepare civil equipment: packaged equipment and construction specifications and data sheets, Request's for Qualifications (RFQ's), technical bid summaries, and purchase recommendations.

  • Review civil vendor drawings for a variety of projects including, but not limited to: power plants, process facilities, industrial facilities, healthcare facilities, airports, educational institutions, commercial, data centers, and governmental and military facilities; data interface with suppliers, clients other engineering disciplines, detailers, designers.

  • Participate in development of project schedule, scope, budget staffing planning and construction planning. Responsible for effective management of change orders.

  • Applies expert knowledge of commonly used civil concepts, practices, codes and procedures within the civil engineering services industry. Compiles studies and reports. Writes specifications.

  • Applies knowledge and experience to complex projects, find's/develops non-standard design solutions.

  • Quality review production drawings for a variety of projects and project related data as required by the project managers to verify design compliance with project, client, and industry standards, including constructability.

  • Quality review the construction administration including coordination with field personnel to resolve design related installation issues, calculations, field inspections and testing of materials.

  • Leads field inspections, installation, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.

  • Prepare and present technical reports for clients and industry publications.

  • Build effective relationships with existing clients, customers and contractors and develop new business opportunities. Responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction goals and expectations are met.

  • Participate sales and marketing efforts and identify, lead and manage key pursuits.

  • Lead the development of cost proposals and qualification statements to achieve stated targets and standards for financial performance.

  • Prepare, present and manage project budgets and cost estimates. Report project performance.

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the civil engineering practice. Mentor and guide less experienced engineers.

  • Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.

  • Responsible for effective communication with other engineering disciplines.

  • Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from accredited program.

  • Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering a plus.

  • 13 years civil engineering experience. EPC project experience preferred.

  • Expert knowledge in standard engineering techniques and procedures. Strong computer skills (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, BIM (Revit), Civil 3D, PLS, PLS-CADD, RISA-3D, MathCADD), and/or hydraulic, hydrologic, pavement, civil analysis programs.

  • Experience with leading the discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members. Ability to lead execution of work and resolve issues in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to perform quality reviews for detailed engineering documents and specifications.

  • Ability to travel.

At Burns & McDonnell qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identify, disability or protected veteran status. We believe an inclusive culture is necessary to grow a successful and strong organisation.

Job Engineering

Primary Location GB-London, UK-London

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 201684

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