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Principal Engineer (multiple locations)

Rambøll | Posted 23-02-2021

Edinburgh (Commercial and Sales)


We invite you to bring your Experience as a Principal Civil Engineer into play as you participate on a variety of Marine and Civil Structural projects, spread across the whole asset lifecycle from conceptual design, through to assessment and strengthening. To succeed in this role you must have relevant degree in Engineering (Civil or Structural). Are you our new Principal Engineer? Click the apply-button to send your application.

The new position can be worked out of Edinburgh, Southampton, Birmingham, Chester or London. Please let us know in your cover letter which location you prefer.

Inviting bright minds

Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and empowering culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies and people around the world.

You will join our Marine Division

As our new Principal Engineer you will be part of a significant team operating nationally and internationally in the world of port and marine civil engineering. Projects range from dealing with intricate marine structures such as Seaside Piers up to designing world class international port facilities.

Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Contribute to the overall design and delivery of Marine structures

  • Perform complex analysis using computer modelling: making, reading, and interpreting technical material

  • Learn our bespoke 3D digital tools/approaches and be encouraged to develop them to leverage these opportunities

  • Undertake project research including surveys and inspections

  • Identify potential health & safety, design, sustainability and commercial risks on our projects and contribute towards mitigating them

  • Provide guidance, instruct, motivate, and manage others in the preparation of project deliverables

  • Contribute to the development of innovative solutions and more efficient ways of working

  • Promote the Ramboll brand and undertake business development for the Marine team

  • Apply and promote policies relating to health and safety, quality, and training

Your starting point for constant growth

From the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

  • Experience in the design/assessment of Civil and Structural projects

  • Ability to organise and conduct several activities simultaneously

  • Knowledge of relevant occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Ability to communicate clearly material of a specialist or highly technical nature

  • Experience of project management

  • Sound knowledge of structural steelwork design/detailing

  • Good degree in Civil engineering (or equivalent) ideally with Civil Engineering MEng

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include: Will have a proven record as a competent Engineer on a number of projects, with an ability to communicate clearly with managers and stakeholders, and to be able to work independently as well as in a team with flexibility and adaptability, good attitude and proactivity, creativity, engaging communication skills, willingness and ability to learn, curiosity, enthusiasm, reliability, and team spirit.

Our strong enthusiastic team (which is integrated across many locations the UK) encourages contribution from all of its members to bring insight to help each other and deliver high quality successful projects and R&D.

Our flexible working practices enable work-life balance whilst focusing on our high quality delivery to clients and supporting each other to achieve.

Welcome to our Transport division

Ramboll is a global transportation consultancy and we work on some of the biggest and most innovative infrastructure projects in the world. We are close to 3,000 bright minds working within Transport worldwide, creating practical, sustainable and economic solutions for national transport authorities, private contractors and municipalities alike.

Ramboll in the United Kingdom

Ramboll is ranked a Top 10 consultant in the UK and has 1,500 bright minds working across 17 offices to apply their passion to deliver innovative solutions across Buildings, Transport, Environment & Health and Energy. We love seeing our talents develop and succeed and you will have opportunities to work on challenging and inspiring projects within an environment that is friendly, open and supportive.

How to apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application.

Deadline: 27.3.2021 .