Senior / Principal Engineer, Bridge Team – Exeter

About Pell Frischmann:

Pell Frischmann is an international multi-disciplinary consultancy with over 90 years of experience in the built environment. We are a unique business whose purpose is to generate sustainable funds to deal with the environmental and social commitments resulting from the closing of Germany’s hard-coal mining industry; so our work directly contributes to environmental protection and preservation for the future.

Our expertise and capabilities cover: Aviation, Buildings, Civil Structures, Highways & Transportation, Land Development, Rail, and Water & Environment.

“Excellence Through Innovation” permeates our company culture. We believe that quality engineering goes beyond simply achieving codified compliance, and we passionately pursue solutions that deliver better results for end-users via unconventional methods.


Main Purpose of the Job

Based in our Exeter office you will manage and lead a design team in the delivery of projects associated with our civil structures and highways sector clients. This team has a compliment of 75 and is growing rapidly based on reputation and business development success. Current projects include bridge inspection, load assessments, feasibility reports and the design of highway and rail structures.

We are currently working on the Marsh Barton Railway Station – The scheme involves the design of a new 3 span steel pedestrian and cycle bridge to provide connectivity between the station and surrounding areas.

Hoo Rail Project – Pell Frischmann are currently engaged in providing technical design services for the reinstatement of a passenger service and a new station on the Grain Branch Railway line on the Hoo Peninsula.  The scheme which is commissioned by Medway Council involves design development from GRIP2 to GRIP 4 in upgrading and strengthening of existing bridges.

As you will see from the snippet of just a couple of projects we are working on, we have plenty of scope to provide a diverse and collaborative working environment for you. This will allow for further career development and to make your mark on key Civil Engineering projects around the UK.

As a Principal Engineer at Pell Frischmann you will be responsible for the technical and commercial success of your projects and the performance of your team. You will collaborate across the UK and be supported by the company to progress your own and your team’s professional development and careers.


Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Team leadership
  • Team performance and professional development.
  • Project Management
  • Delivering projects on time, to cost and to quality
  • Providing technical leadership
  • Compliance with current standards, codes and legislation.
  • Preliminary and detail design including contract preparation.
  • Technical report writing


Why Pell Frischmann?

Not only are we one of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies, we also understand a career isn’t just a job. We are part of the Disability confident scheme and ensure we are able to provide equal opportunities for all. You will not be Pigeon-holed with us and you will have a bespoke career path to achieve development through Chartership and beyond!

If that and a competitive salary isn’t enough, we also offer other excellent benefits you can find on the link below!

Pell Frischmann Employee Benefits

Qualification • Relevant Bachelors or Masters degree (Civil /Structural Engineering)
• Chartered or Incorporated Engineer (CEng or IEng)
• Chartered Engineer (CEng)
• CSCS Card
Experience • Minimum 7 years relevant experience post qualification. • Expertise with DMRB and Rail Industry Standards
• Expertise in Eurocodes
• Expertise in Specifications
• Expertise in Contracts
Skills • Team Leadership
• Project Management
• Good understanding of bridge maintenance issues and solutions.
• Bridge analysis and design
• IT literate
• Communication skills; Verbal & Written English
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