Principal civil Engineer - Water

Singapore (SG)
12 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
principal - water
Job Type

Our client water team in Singapore is currently expanding, and we are currently looking to recruit a principal civil engineer to lead our water engineering team.  In this role, you will also be responsible for leading a small team that provides general civil and hydraulic engineering services on a wide range of water and wastewater projects, across the water, power, environmental, and transport sectors.  You will have responsibility for project delivery, technical leadership, business development, team-management, mentoring, and technical development, as well as a strong focus on collaborating with colleagues within the division and across other areas of our business. Alongside managing this team and providing technical leadership, you will take a lead role in developing our growing water engineering business and expanding our client base.

Key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Management and leadership of the team
  • Technical leadership on civil and water engineering projects
  • Engage directly with clients to further expand our water engineering business
  • Manage and assist members of the civil / water engineering team
  • Actively manage and lead projects and provide governance to the team
  • Communicate with people outside the company, representing the company to customers, the public, government and other external organisations
  • Write and review project reports for technical and non-technical groups
  • Actively participate our client worldwide water community through involvement with our practice sites, including in particular the pipelines and networks practice

Candidate Specification

  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, or a related discipline
  • Chartered status would be preferred
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Proven leadership in a team environment with demonstrated people management skills and ability to coach and develop a team and its individuals
  • High level of technical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, customer focus and business analysis skills
  • Self-confidence, tenacity, and drive
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills and strong team player
  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative and sustainable solutions
  • Demonstrated project management and delivery experience