Principal Airport Engineer/Project Manager - Warrington, UK

10 Mar 2016
18 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
CH2M is a global leader in consulting, design and programme management. We love to tackle complex challenges, and we know that our best solutions come out of close, trusted partnerships with our clients and the communities we touch.

Our UK Air Transportation team comprises of engineers, technicians, planners, project managers and specialists, forming part of our impressive Transportation practice area. As one of the leading airport & aviation engineering consultancies, we draw on technical skills from numerous CH2M departments and offices around the world, such as geotechnical, drainage, environmental, surface access, structural and building services engineering, to deliver some of the largest and most challenging airport development projects & frameworks.

The Role:

CH2M require a Principal Airport Engineer / Senior Airport Engineer in our Warrington office to contribute to multi-disciplinary airport design / engineering teams for a broad client base. 

This is a senior engineer project delivery/management role, contributing engineering design skills/management to Aviation-sector projects and proposals and strengthening market reputation through excellent project delivery. Projects will vary in scale from large frameworks to private airfields. 

The position reports to the Team Leader/Engineering Manager, Aviation based in Warrington as well as relevant Project Managers.

Responsibilities will include:
•  Engineering delivery and management of projects and proposals
•  Participation in various large and small project team
•  Participates in internal and external technical and professional activities
•  Uses technological advances to improve quality, results and efficiency 
•  Responsibility for delivering assigned tasks for airport design and development 
•  Planning and management of project and proposal team resources
•  Project financial forecasting, reporting and control
•  Technical oversight
•  Bid leadership

The Opportunity: At CH2M, we are constantly striving to further enhance our team resources. We are therefore interested in Senior Airport & Aviation engineers and offer significant career prospects, competitive packages, benefits & share options. Flexible working conditions can also be considered. The opportunity is there to work alongside talented colleagues and collaborative senior management and develop project & programme management capabilities. 

We continually look to further enhance our airport & aviation professionals' capability through diverse and challenging work as well as internal & external training and development plans. We value 'out of the box' thinking, ideas, initiative and drive and encourage involvement in business development activities.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
Candidates will be experienced at senior engineer/engineer level within the airports environment and exhibit the following skills and qualifications:
•  Knowledge and experience of the airports market.
•  Knowledge and experience of the design, definition and delivery of airports projects.
•  Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills.
•  Demonstrates energy and enthusiasm.
•  Strong ethics that match expectations of CH2MHILL.
•  Computer skills (MS office, particularly, word, excel, project and powerpoint.
•  Proficiency in spoken and written English.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
•  Degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
•  MICE Chartered Engineer status.

Our Culture: Safety & health conscious, flexible working conditions, collaborative & friendly with regular social activities. We're full of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as individuals wanting to advance their career. We support and encourage our people to go through their professional qualifications. To get ahead we also have our JUMP network for aspiring junior to mid-level CH2Mers.

Our CH2M Foundation are renowned for supporting and helping to nurture sustainable communities. We partner 'Engineers without Borders', 'Water for People' and 'Bridges to Prosperity'. We're STEM ambassadors. We promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering), we also have our own women's engineering network to promote equality in our industry.

Take a look around our site to see some of the iconic projects we are involved in all around the world! Soon you could be part of award winning CH2M.

This role is only open to applicants able to accept local employment contract conditions and not expatriate employment terms. Please note that this role is only considering applications with valid working rights for the UK, CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.

Job Location CH2M, WarringtonWarrington, GB
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