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Principal Engineer | Stoke | 3 Months | Rate negotiable

Principal Engineer

·        Ideally a Chartered Engineer (may accept a suitably experienced Incorporated Engineer)

·        Evidence of good working experience in design using DMRB

·        Evidence of having a leading role in highway improvement schemes in excess of £1m and up to £15m

·        Evidence of managing projects using NEC 3 contracts.

·        Evidence of managing project budgets, programmes and risks.

·        Evidence of  excellent communication skills

·        Ability to drive a project forward to meet tight deadlines

·        Experience in delivery of purely Bridge schemes is not relevant.

·        Experience in management of staff (In this case – it may be managing a Snr Engineer (see below) or the direct management of 2 graduates & 1 Engineer.

·        Ideally – but not essential – would be to have experience working for (eg a consultant) or within a Local Authority.


·        £10m highway improvement scheme as part of the University Quarter Investment Programme.

·        Works primarily on Leek Rd corridor, Network Rail Land and will involve 3rd party land acquisition.

·        3 junction improvements, road widening, large piled retaining walls, high quality public realm, 2 new car parks.

·        Post will undertake mainly a Project Management Role.


To apply please send your most recent CV to Consultant, Michael Wilde -