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Principle Resident Engineer


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£45000 - £51000 per annum


3rd May 2022

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ASA Recruitment are looking for a full time, Principle Resident Engineer to join an exciting public sector team in Aberdeen.

The successful candidate can be from a private or public sector background and will be responsible for undertaking and managing contract supervision of major roads projects site works

The Principle Resident Engineer role comprises of:

  • Carrying out project management and contract administration of road projects
  • Monitoring contractors’ work to ensure they comply with contractual obligations
  • Monitor contractors’ construction work and request remedial works to be carried out when necessary
  • Carry out assessments and negotiations with regard to contractual claims
  • Monitor expenditure on road construction projects
  • Manage and mentor a team of Engineers and Inspectors
  • Manage a site team and assist with the site teams professional development
  • Consulting with members of the public, land owners, businesses and Elected Members

Successful candidates for the role will require:

  • Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer status or equivalent
  • A proven track record of management level of delivering works contracts
  • Have a demonstrable understanding of all aspects of roads/highway works contract supervision under ICC/ICE re-measurable terms of contract
  • Management of contractual risk and management of quality process
  • An understanding of engineering contract documentation, administration, application and law
  • Excellent people management skills and the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • To be able to delivery projects and evaluate design solutions
  • To be an effective communicator orally and written and be able to think independently and use innovation to solve problems

The successful candidate will get:

  • The chance to become an integral part of a reputable public body
  • A competitive salary and holiday pay

If this role matches your skills and previous experience, then apply online today with your current CV and we’ll be in touch directly. If you want any further information, please email Angela at

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.


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