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Principal Civil Engineer

  • Darlington, England, GB
  • September 29, 2022
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Energy Resourcing has a great opportunity for a Principal Civil Engineer to join one of our leading engineering clients based in Darlington, for a permanent position.

Our client specializes in the storage and handling of liquefied gases within the hydrocarbon, petrochemical and energy industries.


  • Responsible for design, production and checking of all design documentation
  • Produce economical design solutions for Projects, Studies and Enquiries
  • Ensure that all aspects of the design and engineering works are carried out in a diligent and professional manner, compliant with current legislation and industry best practice
  • Contribute to the efficiency of the Project Team ensuring correct communication is maintained between different Project Team members
  • Check vendor supplied documentation and monitor schedule progress
  • Production and checking of calculations, reports, data sheets and specifications
  • Production of material and man hour estimates as required
  • Liaise with other discipline engineers to ensure all interfaces are adequately covered
  • Material selection, specification and technical bid evaluation
  • Attendance at technical studies
  • Coordination of specialist testing and inspection at sub-contractors and vendors
  • Provide technical support to ongoing projects and site personnel as required and take responsibility for technical quality of work carried out
  • Responsible for performance of personnel within the team
  • Responsible for managing design sub-contracts and man-hour and other budgetary control
  • Work with Civil Engineering Analytical Team to undertake the design of large reinforced and post tensioned concrete structures and piled foundations
  • Function as Lead Engineer on projects as required
  • Provide technical input to FEED, feasibility and other studies as required
  • Ensure the timely completion of deliverables and man-hour control including reporting of progress
  • Continue development activities to ensure that existing skills are built upon, new skills are learnt and advantage is taken of the latest industry practices
  • Abide by Company policies and procedures
  • Take reasonable steps to protect the health and safety of yourself and other people, and comply with fire and health and safety policies at all times
  • Promote the principles of the Company Equality and Diversity policy, treat people with courtesy, respect and consideration and conduct yourself professionally at all times
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties which are requested

Skills & Qualifications

  • BSc or equivalent in Civil/Structural Engineering

  • Experience of leading civil designers within a multi discipline engineering division

  • Previous experience and working knowledge of codes, standards and accepted working practices of Civil Engineering in the international Oil Gas and Petrochemical industries

  • Experience of international design codes and seismic design required

  • Appropriate experience as a Senior Engineer in the Oil Gas and Petrochemical industries, Cryogenic handling and storage experience

  • Previous design experience of LNG/Cryogenic Storage Tank Design and Seawater Inlets

  • Familiar with working in a 3D design software environment, such as SmartPlant 3D or PDMS

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