Senior/Principal Engineer - Rivers, Dams & Maritime
Montreal, Quebec
2d ago

Job Description

Principal Engineer - Rivers, Dams & Maritime

Do you have the drive, skills and ability to work with us as a Principal Engineer, leading and shaping the future of Atkins’ infrastructure business?

We are seeking to appoint a talented individual, pre-dominantly to support our existing and growing portfolio of work for the Environment Agency under the Collaborative Delivery Framework.

You will also have exposure to a broad range of national and international projects supporting the water, energy and defence sectors.

We work on projects throughout their life cycle, from condition assessments and feasibility studies through to design and construction.

The role will involve working with a respected technical team and working collaboratively to both secure and deliver work across our extensive client portfolio.

We enjoy successful partnerships with our clients, other consultants and contractors from the private and public sector, delivering high profile infrastructure projects.

  • Our collaborative approach ensures the projects we deliver meet our client’s needs in a sensitive and sustainable way. We embrace new technologies to design innovative outcomes that complement the environment and communities in which they reside;
  • locally, nationally and globally.

    This role presents the opportunity to take a lead in developing our workload in the South West and beyond. Working closely with our discipline leads and supported by the strength-in-depth provided by the wider Atkins / SNC-Lavalin, you will lead the successful delivery of projects, build on your strong client relationships and have the opportunity to raise your industry profile and develop your career to meet your aspirations.

    Our talented, award-winning team come from diverse backgrounds and have wide-ranging experience, which enables us to deliver a broad variety of projects.

    As a leading member of our team, you will work on this diverse range of opportunities that will allow you to share and broaden your skills and knowledge within an agile, digital environment.

    Joining our team will give you the opportunity to experience new challenges and design for the future. We offer a balanced career which will provide flexibility around your personal life, empowering you to progress and achieve your personal aspirations.

    Your story starts here.


  • Chartered Engineer with an established industry profile with the ability to oversee the work of others and achieve right-first-time results.
  • Strong technical experience in Flood & Coastal Erosion Risk Management projects, with knowledge of relevant codes, standards and guidance documents, and an appreciation of current developments.
  • Experience of Business Case preparation would be an advantage.

  • Track record of leading the delivery of successful projects and the ability to develop winning tenders.
  • Excellent, client focused, writing skills.
  • Ability to identify and employ innovation and leading-edge technologies to meet client needs.
  • Willingness to travel on short assignments both within the UK and overseas. Experience of successful international working and work winning would be an advantage.
  • A valid UK driving licence.
  • Responsibilities

  • Leading the successful delivery of tasks and projects from inception to handover, meeting quality, time and budget requirements.
  • Overseeing activities for key clients, maintaining and expanding a portfolio of strong relationships leading to new and repeat business.
  • Generating successful proposals that meet client needs and lead to technically and commercially successful work.
  • Leading in developing our service lines and technical capability, delivering business development targets.
  • Inspiring and mentoring colleagues in developing their technical knowledge and understanding.
  • The Individual

  • Customer focused and a good level of relationship management skill.
  • Strong reputation and high level of technical performance.
  • Possessing an agile, winning attitude.
  • Able to generate innovative outcomes to challenges and follow them through.
  • Self-motivated towards improving personal and team development.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Strong collaborative and network behaviours to interface with other disciplines and external partners.
  • This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.

    If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

    If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

    Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment.

    We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

    ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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