Principal Engineer

Our client is looking to boost the strength of their Glasgow office with the arrival of a Principal Civil Engineer of their already established Water Infrastructure team based in Central Glasgow.

As a Principal Civil Engineer, your specialist skills will be put to the test as you support the team in winning and delivering innovative engineering solutions for both local and strategic UK based clients.

The Water team is currently responsible for clean water and wastewater designs for a wide range of clients that include Scottish Water, Severn Trent, Thames Water, Northern Ireland Water, Saudia Water etc.

This includes pumping stations, sewers, treatment plans, storm drainage etc.

Recognised as a global market leader in providing engineering solutions fit for the modern world, you will be joining a first-class engineering consultancy.



  • Develop and maintain key client relationships clients at both local and national level.
  • Effectively contribute to the winning of work through bid management, production of proposals, fees, and scope definition.
  • Mentor and develop junior engineers.
  • Ensure that projects are adequately resourced, profitable, and in line with client expectations.
  • Provide technical engineering leadership. 



  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Chartered with a recognised institution.  
  • Ideally, you will have hands-on experience of design/ project and bid delivery and leadership.
  • Strong technical engineering background.
  • Sound knowledge of heavy concrete and steel structure design combined with a familiarity of current design standards.
  • Flexible approach to project type, location of project including overseas for site visits if required.



  • £50,000 – £60,000. 
  • Flexible/ hybrid working.
  • Double Pension – (5% you, 10% employer).
  • Annual salary reviews.
  • Company bonus (bi-annually).
  • Life assurance (3x salary).
  • 25 days annual leave.
  • Income protection (50% of salary).