Principal Engineer

United Kingdom

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

With a track-record of managing talented teams of highly experienced and self-motivated professional engineers, the Principal Engineer will be responsible for leadership and delivery across complex, hazardous projects in a highly regulated fields, such as nuclear, maritime, aviation or ordnance.  Self-motivated and requiring no supervision, a Subject Matter Expert in their own right with a capability of transferring their broad range of skills to new and exciting technologies, as well as providing valuable strategic insight into the company’s future direction.  This is a unique opportunity to join RB Safety Consultants at an exciting time through a period of significant growth.

The Job Duties

  • Directs, supervises, motivates and inspires the activities of staff

  • Initiates and manages complex technical projects

  • Provide guidance for engineers as needed and seeks out development opportunities

  • Collect, interpret and utilise evidence to inform, negotiate, influence and innovate projects

  • Make key project decisions

  • Articulate proposals and key project outcomes to a broad stakeholder base

  • Propose opportunities to take advantage of market opportunities, reduce operational threats, forestall business risks, and maximises core strengths

  • Deputise for Technical Director as necessary

Essential Requirements

  • Holding at least a BEng degree with substantial Postgraduate underpinning knowledge

  • Recognised as a Technical Expert within own discipline

  • Professionally Registered as a Chartered Engineer with the UK Engineering Council

  • Member of a UK Professional Engineering Institution

  • Committed to participating in professional development activities and own professional development

  • 10+ years’ experience in a highly regulated engineering discipline

  • Open and friendly positive working attitude and ability to spot opportunities for innovation and to lead and inspire others through change

  • Ability to engage and influence across a range of audiences, including large formal groups and individuals

  • History of leading diverse teams of professional engineers in complex technical projects

  • Security Cleared