Principal EICA Engineer/Regional Discipline Lead

Position: Principal EICA Engineer/Regional Discipline Lead

Location: Preston with flexible working

Salary: £60-75k negotiable (DOE), car/allowance, bonus and excellent benefits package

Our Client: Is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both on their own and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

The Role: Due to recent successful bids on the AMP7 Frameworks, our client is looking to strengthen their Engineering team with Regional Discipline Lead for the Preston Office.

Responsibilities: You will be responsible for the technical leadership of the discipline in region, ensuring that the technical discipline is the right size and shape and has the correct competencies and capacity in region. You will also ensure that the standard design practices are applied in region and contribute to the development of the discipline.

You will report directly to the Regional Engineering Lead/Technical Discipline Lead and the responsibilities will include:

People Management

Duty of care in discipline in region.

Training & Development Planning in discipline in region.

Staffing levels and personnel management in discipline in region.

Long term staffing/succession plans in discipline in region

Staff performance reviews/PDRs in discipline in region.

Engineering Discipline Management

Application of strategic design philosophy in discipline in region.

Competency management in discipline in region.

Technical quality in discipline in region.

Task time requirements (estimates) in discipline in region.

Application of task delivery methods and toolsets in discipline in region

Allocation of best-fit, competent staff to projects in region.

The use of common, secure, information management systems in discipline in region.

Operational Management

Contributing to definition and implementing technical strategy in discipline.

Contributing to discipline productivity.

Tactical technical risk in discipline in region.

Client relationships and service management in discipline in region.

Experience: To be successful in this position you will need the following:

Deep understanding of technical discipline design.

Relationship development and working with others to deliver results. (Collaboration)

Technically focused.

Technical design management.

BIM and digital delivery astute.

Attention to detail

Problem solving & decision-making.

Drive for continuous improvement.

To be considered for this position you will need the following

Essential: Experience of technical design in a design-build environment.

Experience in the water treatment industry.

Experience in leading and managing discipline design teams.

Degree in a discipline-related subject, or substantial experience.

Must be quality-driven with the ability to set targets, manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives.

Technical and design skills.

Able to identify and manage project technical risk.

Desirable: Experience of leading remote/geographically-dispersed teams.

Chartered engineer.

Key Words

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineering



Technical Leadership

Principal Engineer

Discipline Lead

Discipline Manager

Discipline Management

Technical Lead

Technical Leader

Regional Lead


Water Treatment


Waste Water

Water Industry

Water Sector

Job Information

Job Reference: 886988_1644514299
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: North West
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Electrical,ICA

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