Principal Civil Design Engineer

Posted 12 November 2023
Salary Hourly Rate: €60
Job type Contract
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameLucille Michoux

Job description

​Principal Civil Design Engineer - Power Generation Projects

The Green Recruitment Company is excited to offer an exceptional opportunity for an experienced Principal Civil Design Engineer. This key role involves working on a varied portfolio of power generation projects, contributing your expertise and innovative solutions to a range of large-scale initiatives.

Location: Lyon, France

Contract Duration: 18 months

Hourly Rate: €60


  • Leading the civil engineering design for a variety of power generation projects, including but not limited to wind, solar, and hydroelectric power.

  • Overseeing project design from inception to completion, ensuring compliance with industry standards and project specifications.

  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to ensure cohesive and efficient project execution.

  • Conducting and reviewing structural analysis, site inspections, and design calculations.

  • Effectively managing project resources, timelines, and budgets.

  • Providing expert advice and technical leadership to junior engineers and project stakeholders.

  • Ensuring adherence to local and international engineering standards and practices.


  • Advanced degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.

  • Proven experience as a Civil Design Engineer, with a strong background in power generation projects.

  • Expertise in civil and structural design software and tools.

  • Strong leadership skills and experience in managing engineering teams.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Fluency in English, with French language skills being advantageous.

  • Legal right to work in France.


  • An attractive hourly rate and the opportunity to lead diverse and challenging projects in the power generation sector.

  • A chance to work in a dynamic, innovative environment with a supportive team.

  • Professional development opportunities in a forward-thinking company.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply promptly. Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the best fit for this role to:

Lucille Michoux
Email: lucille@greenrecruitmentcompany.com

The Green Recruitment Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.